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42nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

The 42nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Sunday August’21 through Thursday August 25, 2022. The conferences is hosted by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), an umbrella organization of more than 90 Jewish genealogical organizations worldwide. The IAJGS coordinates and organizes activities such as the annual IAJGS International Conference … Continue reading 42nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

Annual Lecture: Jonathan Sarna – Re-evaluating the Role of American Jewry During the Shoah

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

The Heidi Urich Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogyco-sponsored by JGSGB and Hebrew College Holocaust scholarship has generally been critical of the role of American Jewry during the Shoah., Many believe that American Jews could have done much more than they did to save the Jews of Europe.  However, recent research documents the clandestine rescue of … Continue reading Annual Lecture: Jonathan Sarna – Re-evaluating the Role of American Jewry During the Shoah