Thursday, December 30, 2010

JGS Conejo Valley and Ventura County January 9 Meeting Features 5 Authors- All Members of of JGSCV

The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County (JGSCV) will be meeting on January 9, 2010-Sunday, 1:30-3:30 pm at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks, CA.

The Topic: Authors! Authors! Authors!

JGSCV is privileged to have five published authors as members-all books have a genealogical interest-learn from the techniques used by the authors.

Warren Blatt one of the original authors who wrote a book on techniques and resources for doing Jewish Genealogy, Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy;

Werner Frank researched his multi-generational family history on the German-Jewish experience going back 800 years including the impact of the holocaust.
Legacy: The Saga of a German-Jewish Family Over Time and Circumstance;

Erica Miller, Ph.D. takes us from her childhood in Romania, to her life under a brutal Nazi regime, her emigration to Israel, to her eventual emergence as a dedicated mental health professional in America: The Dr.Erica Miller Story:From Trauma to Triumph;

Helene Rosen created a family book for her children with copies of family photographs. Any one can use this technique for their family photographs!Our Family in Pictures

Mark Abbott Stern wrote a biography of a US colonial Jewish businessman, David Franks, from his beginnings in a prominent Jewish family to his trials for treason and his exile in the post revolutionary period David Franks; Colonial Merchant;

Dr. Miller will be having a book signing at the end of the meeting. Cash and checks only.

Warren Blatt, managing director of JewishGen.org and a JGSCV board member will facilitate the schmoozing corner before the meeting begins.

Our rotating traveling library will have Categories A and C. Starting with this meeting we have recategorized our library into 4 categories. 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 shortly after the program.

We have started our 2011 membership renewal drive and anyone interested in membership may find an application on our website.

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. There is no charge to attend the meeting.

The meeting is open to all and there is no charge. The meeting is co-sponsored with and held at Temple Adat Elohim, Thousand Oaks, CA For more information including directions to the meeting, see our website for directions and more information: www.jgscv.org

Jan Meisels Allen
President, JGSCV


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