Monday, April 28, 2008

Seattle: Jewish Gen Soc 12 May 2008

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State. Please address all inquiries to

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State, Ezra Bessaroth and Sephardic Bikur Holim


"Sephardic Genealogy Resources and The Historical Importance of Ancient
Sephardic Surnames

with J
effrey S. Malka

Monday, May 12, 2008 7 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

New Location for this Lecture:
Ezra Bessaroth
5217 S. Brandon St
Seattle, WA 98118

Note: Entrance is on Wilson S., just south of S. Brandon St

About our Speaker

Jeffrey S. Malka is the author of the prize-winning book Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering your Sephardic Ancestors and their World (Avotaynu, 2002) and the creator of JewishGen's Sephardic SIG website based on his own popular Sephardic Genealogy Resources website. Descended from a long line of Sephardic rabbis going back to 14th century cabbalists and authors (as well as Catalan blacksmiths and money lenders), he is one of the pioneers of Sephardic genealogy in the United States and a well-known lecturer on the subject. Dr. Malka has been an invited lecturer at the Library of Congress, several IAJGS annual conferences, the

Washington Jewish Historical Society, and numerous Jewish Genealogy Societies in the U.S., Canada, and Spain.

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Free admission for JGSWS members, $5.00 for non-members.

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