The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Philadelphia - Meeting Monday, May 14th - 7:30 PM - "Jewish Records Indexing in Poland" with Mark Halpern

May 02, 2012



The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Philadelphia



Monday, May 14 , 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Keneseth Israel ,
located at 8300 Old York Road in Elkins Park, PA 19027.

The speaker will be Mark Halpern speaking on

Jewish Records Indexing-Poland 


  He will cover Jewish records and research from the various parts of Poland – Congress Poland, Russian Pale of Settlement (Bialystok area), Austrian Galicia, and Prussian Poland records. The presentation will demonstrate what kind of information can be found in each sort of record and how to find out what records are available for one's town. Sample searches will show ways to utilize the JRI-Poland database ( in order to get the most out of your research.