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May 2016

Andrew Zalewski – Galician Portraits: Jews, Gentiles and Emperors

May 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
at Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Austrian Galicia (1772–1918) once spanned parts of today’s Poland and Ukraine. Andrew Zalewski’s story covers centuries of Jewish history in the region, before and after Galicia existed. Large cities, small towns, and tiny farming villages are the tale’s backdrop. In them, people from a variety of ethnic groups lived alongside a large community of Israelites. Dr. Zalewski illustrates his talk with archival pictures of Galicia, genealogical findings, and old maps of Galicia. Dr. Andrew Zalewski is a cardiologist who has…

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June 2016

Mike Karsen – Liven Up Your Family History With Images

June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
at Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel,
561 Ward Street
Newton Centre, MA United States
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A family history can contain phenomenal research with every event documented with precision, but yet no one is interested in reading it.  This is a likely outcome when the history consists mainly of names, dates and text.  If we want our painstaking work to be appreciated, it needs to be a vehicle for “time travel,” taking us back to the days when our grandparents and great-grandparents lived and raised their families. The use of contemporary images can bring histories to…

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