Monday, September 27, 2010

Announcement: JGS of Palm Beach

SUBJECT:
Membership Meeting Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County

DATE:

October 13, 2010

TIME:

  • 11:30-12:15 PM (Lithuanian Special Interest Group meets)
  • 12:30 PM (registration and Brick Wall)
  • 1:00 PM Program (followed by brief business meeting)
PLACE:
South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL

PROGRAM:
JEWS IN THE CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA

GUEST SPEAKER:
Helene Kenvin

NOTED AUTHOR AND GENEALOGIST TO ADDRESS JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Helene Schwartz Kenvin, noted author and resident of Delray Beach, is the guest speaker at the October 13 membership meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County. She will lecture on “Jews in the Caucasus and Central Asia.”

The meeting is at the South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL. Registration and the popular Brick Wall Session begin at 12:30 pm with the program following.

Ms Kenvin will speak to the group about the Ashkenazi, Bukharian, Georgian, and Mountain Jews who live in the Muslim republics of the former Soviet Union. Ms Kenvin is the founder of an international, all-volunteer organization that has worked in these regions since 1984. She has been a family-history researcher for more than 35 years and is the author of the recently published book, “Silk Road Adventures: Among the Jews of the Caucasus and Central Asia.”

The Lithuanian Special Interest Group under the leadership of Sylvia Nusinov will meet from 11:30 am–12:15 pm in a class room.

There will be a brief business meeting after the Ms Kevin’s presentation, followed by a closing session with genealogy mentors. Guests are welcome. There is a guest fee of $5 for those who wish to attend either the Special Interest Group or the general meeting. The guest fee may be applied toward membership dues.

For further information about the Brick Wall program, or to submit questions in advance, e-mail Program Chairperson Helene Seaman helene@jgspalmbeachcounty.org. For special Interest Groups, contact Mona Morris geniemona@comcast.net

For program information contact:
Sylvia Nusinov 561 483-1060 or Helene Seaman 561-487-2738

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