• JGASG Philadelphia - Sept. Meeting

    From Lois Sernoff jglois@verizon.net@21:1/5 to All on Thu Sep 12 21:47:48 2019
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    Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
    Time: 1:30 pm
    Place: Congregation Keneseth Israel
    8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
    (Corner of Old York Road and Township Line Road)

    Speaker: Sarina Roffe

    Topic: "Solving a Converso Mystery" - Traces Jews from Spain to
    Syria to the Americas; with information on Chief Rabbi Jacob Kassin and
    his lineage from Spain. Solves the issue of missing years from 1492 - 1540.

    Sarina Roffe is a career journalist and holds a masters in Jewish Studies.
    She is the editor of Dorot for JGS of NY, the author of Branching Out from Sepharad, and has researched numerous genealogies including the Kassin
    and Labaton rabbinic dynasties and is considered an expert in Syrian Jewry.

    She is a member of the IAJGS board, co-chair of the Brooklyn Jewish
    Historical Initiative and founder of the Sephardic Heritage Project. She is
    a member of Brooklyn's Syrian Jewish community.

    Mentors will also be available from 1:00 pm until the start of the meeting
    to help with your research efforts.

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    Member are welcome without charge
    Guest fee of $5 can be applied toward membership

    Lois Sernoff [JGASGP]
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