Calling all Galitzianers!
From: Renee Steinig (
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:15:09 -0700 (PDT)
A reminder from Gesher Galicia about some of the events at the Orlando
conference of special interest to Galitzianers...

~ Sunday

Come visit our table at the Share Fair! We'll have maps, books, and
knowledgeable helpers. Questions welcome or just come say hello.
(12:30 - 4:00 pm)

~ Monday (Galicia Day)

Gesher Galicia sponsored programs:
“Galicia Basics: What Every Galitzianer Needs to Know” - Shelley K.
Pollero, Renee Steinig (9:45 - 11:00 am)
Gesher Galicia SIG meeting (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Gesher Galicia Luncheon - "Learning the ABC in Galicia" - Andrew
Zalewski (12:30 - 2:00 pm)
“The Story of Galicia: Vital Records, Maps, Censuses and Much More” –
Andrew Zalewski (2:00 - 3:15 pm)

NOTE: The last day to add the luncheon to your conference registration
is ** Thursday, July 13 **. To do that, go to and click on
"Update Your Info." (You'll need to log in with the
password provided in your confirmation email.) On the next page, click
Edit, then move through your registration form until you reach the
page with meal options.

~ Tuesday

“Tabula Registers: An Untapped Genealogical Resource in the Lviv
Archives” - Alexander Dunai (8:15 - 9:30 am)
“Archival Resources in Poland – Where To Begin?...” - Michal Majewski
(11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
“Using the Gesher Galicia Website and All Galicia Database...” -
Brooke Schreier Ganz (3:30 - 4:45 pm)
" New Sources, New Ways to Search" - Logan
Kleinwaks (5:00 - 6:15 pm)

Plus the Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the JGS of
Los Angeles:
"1917: A Turning Point in American Jewish History" - Hasia Diner (8:00 - 10 pm)

~ Wednesday

"Ukrainian Shtetlah of Ivano-Frankivsk Region Then and Now" - Anna
Royzner (9:45 - 11:00 am)
“Polish Magnate Landowner Records: Bringing “The Lord’s Jews” to Life”
- Alexander Dunai (2:00 - 3:15 pm)
Suchostaw Region Research Group BOF - Susana Leistner Bloch (2:00 - 3:15 pm)
Kolbuszowa Region BOF - Susana Leistner Bloch (3:30 - 4:45 pm)

Check the conference program -- --  for
details on these and many more presentations that will aid your
Galician research.

See you in Orlando!


Renee Stern Steinig
... for Gesher Galicia
genmaven [at]
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