Monday, October 17, 2011

Announcement: JGS of Long Island

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island  will present its 21st annual family history workshop

Jewish Genealogy 101: Four Hours+ to Your Family Roots
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

Location:
Mid-Island Y-JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY
Click here for directions. 

Seating is limited. To assure a reservation, please register as soon as possible. Registrations postmarked by Saturday, Oct. 29: $45* ($15 for an additional family member)

Postmarked after Oct. 29 or at the door: $55* ($15 for an additional family member) 

*Fees include 2012 annual dues.

Attendees receive a copy of the workshop manual**,  "Jewish Genealogy 101." A light lunch -- bagels and 
spreads, coffee and cake -- is served. 

Expert instruction on the sources and strategies essential  for Jewish genealogical research....
  • interviewing relatives
  • identifying ancestral towns
  • Holocaust research
  • using censuses, city directories, ship's manifests, 
  • naturalizations, vital records, and other U.S. sources 
  • European records
  • computer and Internet resources

Recommended both for beginners and for family historians who want to brush up or expand their skills.

To register, please visit www.jgsli.org.
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Please mark your calendar also for these upcoming 
programs:

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2:00 p.m. 
"Who Do You Think You Are, Roger Tilles?"
Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library
999 Old Country Road, Plainview
http://www.poblib.org/contact_us.php

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2:00 p.m.
"Mapping Madness" - Ron Arons
Mid-Island JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview
www.miyjcc.org/directions.php

Future Events
  • Sunday, Dec. 18 - Rafael Guber
  • Sunday, Jan. 22 - "Breaking Down Brick Walls"
  • Sunday, Feb. 26 - Professor Stan Pugliese
  • Sunday, March 25 - Terryn Barill Tower
  • Sunday, April 22 - Gary Mokotoff
  • Sunday, May 20 - Steve Morse
  • Sunday, June 24 - Phyllis Kramer

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