IAJGS 2015 Conference Highlights, Hungarian SIG Update & “Californians Connect with their Sziget Roots”


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Date(s) - August 2, 2015
12:00 am

American Jewish University, Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library


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IAJGS 2015 Conference Highlights,  Hungarian SIG Update &  “Californians Connect with their Sziget Roots”

Sandy Malek cemetery researchJGSLA members who attended the Jerusalem IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy (Madeleine Isenberg and Pamela Weisberger) will discuss the highlights of the conference week, followed by:

Vivian Kahn, JewishGen Hungarian SIG Coordinator, and Sandy Malek, JGSLA president and coordinator of the group’s Maramaros Records project, will talk about their recent trip to Hungary and Romania and their experiences doing on-the ground research and meeting members of their extended families from eastern Hungary and the formerly Hungarian counties of Szatmar and Maramaros in Romania. Vivian and Sandy will share tips for locating and learning about the places where your families lived in Hungary and Transylvania with an overview of resources available for research in Maramaros from JewishGen’s Hungary database and other sources.
JGSLA members free. Guests $5.00. No reservations necessary. More info: www.jgsla.org