04 September 2008

Los Angeles: Chicago 2008 report, films

The next Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles meeting will feature a Chicago 2008 conference report and film festival highlights, beginning at 1pm Sunday, September 14.

The schedule offers a variety of important topics, interspersed with films shown in

1pm: Film - "Word Travels: Lithuania - Digging Up Roots."

1:30pm: JewishGen managing director Warren Blatt will review where JewishGen has been and where they are going, outlining its expanding databases, new tools and services.

2pm: Film - "A Torah Returns to Poland"

2:30pm: Gesher Galicia Cadastral Map & Landowner Records Project Update, Lviv vital records, H-SIG Update, South American programs and IAJGS elections.

3pm: Film - "Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good" (Czech)

The JGSLA traveling library and IAJGS conference materials will be available before the program begins (12:30-1pm).

The venue is the University Synagogue, 11960 W. Sunset Blvd. Free admission for JGSLA members; $5, others.

For more details, click here.

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