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Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh First Annual Special Interest Week
Wednesday, October 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
An event every 3 days that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Friday, October 6, 2023
Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh in Partnership with the Rauh Jewish Archives host First Annual Special Interest Week
Thousands of Jewish immigrants from historic Galicia (including parts of present-day Poland and Ukraine) settled in Western Pennsylvania at the turn of the 20th century. For our first annual “Special Interest Days,” the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh and the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center are celebrating these ancestors of the community.
• a display of rare materials from local Galitzianer organizations, including Machsikei Hadas Congregation,
• one-on-one no-appointment research assistance with directors of the Jewish Genealogy Society,
• a take-home pocket guide to the historic Galitzianer community throughout Western Pennsylvania,
• a chance to connect with other local Galitzianers.