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 A Family Historian Uncovers Mysteries of 19th Century German-Jewish Immigrant Families
 
Family History Today May 2016
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History, Leo Baeck Institute and American Jewish Historical Society)
Center for Jewish History, Leo Baeck Institute and American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Karen Franklin, LBIs Director of Family Research, reveals the surprising discoveries she made while researching two families, including an amazing invention and the connection between these families and their German relations on the eve of World War II.

 A Forgotten Genocide
 
Panel Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History & YIVO Institute for Jewish Research)
Center for Jewish History & YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
City: New York

Additional Notes:
The pogroms of the Russian Civil War had a devastating impact on East European Jewry. By focusing on specific instances of anti-Jewish violence in Ukraine, and exploring the Soviet and international response, scholars of Russian Jewry and genocide studies will present new research rethinking the legacy of the pogroms. Elissa Bemporad (Queens College, CUNY) , 2015-16 NEH Senior Scholar at CJH; also featuring Efim Melamed (Jewish Archival Survey in Ukraine), Jeffrey Veidlinger (University of Michigan) and Eric Weitz (City College and CUNY Graduate Center).

 Be Your Own Family History Archivist!
 
Family History Today May 2016
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

Additional Notes:
How can you preserve irreplaceable artifacts from your own family history? Our highly specialized archivists and librarians will answer your questions about organizing and safely storing your family photos, documents, books, audio/video recordings, and digital files.

 Family History Treasures at the National Archives
 
Family History Today May 2016
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Christopher Zarr, Education Specialist for the National Archives at New York City, elucidates how to do basic genealogical research using Federal records at the National Archives, including census, immigration, and military service and pension records.

Event Location: Kovno Room

 From Vienna to New York
 
Panel Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History and Leo Baeck Institute)
Center for Jewish History and Leo Baeck Institute
City: New York

Additional Notes:
It has been remarked that, before the total destruction of Austria's Jewish culture in the Holocaust, the “only true Austrians” were the Jewish Austrians. Join us for a discussion between scholars of Jewish-Austrian culture and former Jewish-Austrian exiles on how “Old Austria” is remembered in the United States today. Tim Corbett, a Prins Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Jewish History, will speak about his new research in the archives of the Leo Baeck Institute. The discussion that follows will include Professor Jess Olson (Yeshiva University) and former exiles and New York residents Trudy Jeremias and Kurt Sonnenfeld.

 Sephardic Dynasties
 
Family History Today May 2016
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History & American Sephardi Federation)
Center for Jewish History & American Sephardi Federation
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Sarina Roffé traces the journey of the Kassins, a rabbinic dynasty with rumored Converso heritage, from Spain to modern Brooklyn. Roffé also explores the claims that some descendants are Crypto rabbis who serve a secret Jewish community in Ireland.

Event Location: Kovno Room

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