25 March 2008

Tel Aviv: LitvakSIG seminar, April 2

The Israel LitvakSIG group, in conjunction with the Israel Genealogical Society, will present a one-day seminar on Wednesday, April 2. "Litvak Links: Latvia and Africa."

The mainly Hebrew-language event offers only one English program. Registration begins at 9.30am; programs end at 4pm.

10:30am: "Overlapping research - Lithuania and Latvia (English);" Dr. Martha Lev-Zion.

11:30-12:15pm: "Research methods for a book on the Zilber family, their descendants and the town of Musnik/ Musninkai (Hebrew);" Rabbi Dov Sidelsky.

12:20-13:50pm: "The South African Litvak connection – Investigating movements through databases (Hebrew);" Dr. Rose Lerer Cohen.

14:45-15:50pm: Archive Panel (Hebrew) with Rochelle Rubinstein, Deputy, Director of Archival Affairs, The Central Zionist Archives; Hadassah Assouline, Director, The Central Archive of the History of the Jewish People; and Haim Ghiuzeli, Douglas E. Goldman Jewish Genealogy Center, Beth Hatefutsoth.

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