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Adventures in Jewish Genealogy and History: Lessons, Observations, and Provocations

Sunday, March 26 | 11:00AM | 89th Street Reception Room

Join Connections and longtime BJ member Ira Wolfman for a discussion on ten meaningful things he’s learned about Judaism: what he terms “lessons, observations, and provocations.” Ira is an editor and writer who runs an editorial consulting business, POE Communications. He specializes in creating educational materials for children in grades K-12 but has also spent much of the past 30 years writing about Jewish history and genealogy. His books include Jewish New York: Notable Neighborhoods and Memorable Moments and Climbing Your Family Tree: Online and Offline Genealogy for Kids and Other Beginners. For the past four years, Ira has worked with the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, and has written numerous reviews of nonfiction books for the Jewish Book Council’s publications.

Brunch will be provided. Cost is $15 per person. Click here to register.