The Israel Genealogical Society (IGS) and the Jewish Family Research Association (JFRA) announced a call for English or Hebrew academic papers in advance of the fifth annual Jewish Genealogy Seminar. The December 1 seminar will take place at the Museum of the Diaspora on the Tel Aviv University campus. This year’s theme is “Preserving Memory: Family and Community” and will discuss various methods of recording and transmitting family and community history.
Examples include books, articles, websites, family/community groups and associations, artifacts, audio, video/photographs, databases, oral history projects. Abstracts should be submitted no later than July 12 via email attachment to yi2009igs@gmail.