Stanley Diamond, whose topic will be "Medical and Genetic Family History: the Role of the Genealogist," will be the guest speaker for the Ben Meyer Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. May 31, at the Jewish Community Center in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Diamond is a founder and president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal and is widely published on genealogical research. His own family experience will illustrate the importance of documenting family medical and genetic history which may be needed in a medical crisis.
Event sponsors are the Schreiber Family Foundation, the Jewish Community Centre of Hamilton, and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Hamilton.
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