Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Announcement: JGSCV Next Meeting

The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County (JGSCV) will hold a general meeting, co–sponsored with Temple Adat Elohim, on Monday, October 5, 2009 at Temple Adat Elohim 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. NOTE: Different day of week and time!

The Topic:
"Remembering the Victims: The Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Project"

Professor Dan Brown will examine his work with Stephen Spielberg's "Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Project" as well as examine the memorials to the memory of those slaughtered by the Nazis during World War II. He will also address the need to educate today's youth to the dangers of hate groups and their inclination to use violence against innocent people.

Speaker: Daniel Patrick Brown, Author, Holocaust instructor and Dean, Business and Computer Studies Division, Moorpark College. Dean Brown serves as a member of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Advisory Board. He has authored several books on the Holocaust including: The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of Ss-Aufseherin Irma Grese and The Camp Women: The Female Auxiliaries Who Assisted the SS in Running the Nazi Concentration Camp System.

Dean Brown will be selling his book, "The Beautiful Beast" for $20 including tax. Please bring cash or a check- no credit cards.

Our rotating traveling library will have Categories A and C -and our holocaust books from Category B at this meeting. To see which books are listed under which category, please go to our website, www.JGSCV.org and look under traveling library. The books are available starting 30 minutes before the program to 30 minutes after the program.

The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County is dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with anyone interested in Jewish genealogy and family history.

For more information including directions to the meeting, see our website for directions and more information: www.jgscv.org

There is no charge to attend the meeting. Anyone may join JGSCV. Annual dues are $25 for an individual and $30 for a family.

For more information contact: information@jgscv.org

Jan Meisels Allen
President, JGSCV

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