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The next meeting of the 2014-2015 season will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
11:00 – 12:15 SIG (Special Interest Group): Belarus – Ina Getzoff
12:30 – 1:00 BRICK WALL
1:00 – 3:00 PROGRAM — preceded by a brief business meeting
3:00 – 3:30 MENTOR MEETINGS — 15 Minute Consultations
The Migration of Jews to America and Beyond
Mr. Goldfarb, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be talking about the patterns of our family's migration from the "old country" to the United States and then tracing our travels once families arrived in the "new country."
A history and biography buff, Mr. Goldfarb's hobby for over 30 years has been history and genealogy. He is the founding and current president of the JGS of Tulsa. He has traced his family back to the 1700's in Lithuania and Belarus and is the author of a book titled A Page of History: Passport Applications 1851–1914. A second book in this series is forthcoming. In addition, he has been a contributor to various web sites, published articles on genealogy in periodicals and co–authored a chapter for a forthcoming Jewish genealogy book; he is also involved with jewishgen.org.
Some of our members may need more training on how to use their computer. We have prepared a note (click here) on various computer education opportunities in Palm Beach County.
The first quarter 2015 Scattered Seeds is now available on the Scattered Seeds page. It covers the months of January, February, and March. If you wish to submit anything for publication, the deadline for the spring issue is March 1, 2015. We look forward to having our members submit their stories and anecdotes about genealogical endeavors. Please share successful research you have done and include blogs and message boards that have given you assistance or insight into breaking through brick walls. Submissions should be sent via email to email@example.com.