Wednesday, October 24, 2012
PLACE: Temple Sinai
TIME: 8:00 pm - 7:45 Q&A for Beginners.
TOPIC: Tracking Ancestors Lives In Poland
Harvey Glasner will talk about his trip to Poland in August 2012 and provide tips on planning your family research trip to Poland/Central Europe. He will also talk about what one can learn by visiting ancestral towns, cemeteries, synagogues and historical sites.
Les Kelman will talk about his trip to Ukraine in June 2012 where he was able to combine his enthusiasm for soccer (Euro 2012 tournament in Kiev) with his love for genealogy and his trips to Pogrebishche, Berdichev and Zhitomir.
Les will also talk about the mini- family reunion he organized with family from Scotland, Israel and Russia, getting together in Kiev. The presentation will include logistical issues like travel, accommodation, guides, translators, drivers and doing research before you travel.