23 November 2007

Florida: 17th 'Lunch & Learn,' Dec. 16

Internationally acclaimed genealogist Rafael Guber will speak at the 17th Lunch and Learn of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County.

The event - open to all JGS members and guests - will begin at 11:30am Sunday, December 16, in Boynton Beach.

Styled on the popular television program, “Antiques Road Show”, Guber will present The Jewish Chochkes and Ephemera Road Show. In this Jewish version of the popular TV program, Guber invites attendees to bring documents, photographs and other items for evaluation of significant clues.

Sepia Guild Inc. president, Simon Wiesenthal Center/Museum Of Tolerance (Los Angeles) consulting genealogist, Ancestry magazine contributor and Association of Professional Genealogists member, Guber is senior researcher and contributing narrator for the History Channel’s Ellis Island.

He has traveled worldwide compiling genealogical reconstructions of family stories based on documents, images and social history; has lectured in the US and Canada, and his work was presented in a one-man 1997 Ellis Island show, seen by some 100,000visitors. In 2006, he organized an exhibit and spoke at the 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in New York City.

Paid reservations must be received by December 10: $35, members; $39, others. For payment information, location, directions and other details, click here.

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