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Researching the Jews of Prussian Poland

Join us Sunday, November 19, 2023 for a 90 minute session about Prussian Poland. Much of today’s Poland belonged to Prussia (later the German Empire) before the two world wars. The many Jewish communities in the region once comprised 30% of Germany’s Jews before migration to Berlin and elsewhere diminished their numbers. This presentation will […]


Galician Vital Registers: Finding & Understanding Your Family’s Records

Join us for a 90-minute presentation led by Mark Halpern, our JRI-Poland Galicia Research Area Coordinator and long-time executive committee member. Mark is certainly an expert on how to successfully research your families from this complicated area of the world. Towns that were once part of Galicia include places in either Poland or Ukraine today. […]


Stanley Diamond’s 90th Birthday Toast

It's hard to believe, but our beloved Stanley Diamond is turning 90 this month. Seems like the right moment to get our smiling faces online and show Stanley what he means to us. Bring a glass of your favorite celebratory drink so you can literally raise a glass in honor of this man who means […]