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Rauh Jewish Archives, Jewish Genealogy Society Partner to Help Grow Community Roots

29 Mar 2023 8:28 AM | Anonymous

An average of 80 people have attended each event, and participants have tuned in from as far away as California.

A partnership between the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center and the Jewish Genealogy Society created nearly 30 programs with close to 2,400 attendees from around the world over the last three years.

Due to the success of the alliance, the organizations have decided to renew their collaboration for another two years.

The idea of a partnership first came to Rauh Jewish Archives Director Eric Lidji in late 2019 when he was approached by representatives of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, telling him that the William M Lowenstein Genealogical Education Fund, created after the pioneering genealogist’s death, required a distribution to be made every few years.

You can read more in an article by David Rullo published in the Times of Israel web site at:

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