opens International Jewish Genealogy Month
with an event at Beit Hatfutsot
on the Tel Aviv University campus
- October 7, 2013 from 3:30-8 pm. Gilad Japhet
, CEO of MyHeritage
will be our guest speaker. We will also be screening the movie "The Flat"
followed by a discussion with Arnon Goldfinger, producer of the film. This event will give recognition to our many volunteers. Entrance fee: IGRA members - 25 NIS, guests - 50 NIS. Light refreshments served.
Another activity of International Jewish Genealogy Month will be a lecture by Jordan Auslander
on October 15, 2013, 19:30-21:00, at Beit Fisher, 5 Klausner St., Ra'anana. His topic will be: "Genealogy Goes to the Movies". We will also have lectures by Dr. Emmanuel Segal and Pamela Weisberger. Check our website
The National Library of Israel continues to provide genealogy assistance at the special Genealogy Center
in the Judaica Reading Room. The center is open on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment. Volunteers from IGRA, IGS and the NLI help make people aware of sources that can help in their research.