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17th World Congress of Jewish Studies – Jewish Genealogy Progresses
On Aug. 12, 2017, the Institute sponsored for the 3rd time a panel devoted to Jewish Genealogy at a WUJS (World Union of Jewish Studies) Congress in Jerusalem on the subject of extending Jewish Genealogy to progressively larger groups.
The moderator was Dr. Michael Silber (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).
The panelists and their topics were:
Dr. Neville Lamdan (Oxford and National Library of Israel)
– Jewish Genealogy: From Individuals to Progressively Larger Groups: Theoretical Questions
Dr. Judith Kalik (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
– At the Sectoral Level: Village Jews in the 19th Century Minsk Gubernya
Dr. Kenneth Collins (Glasgow University and Hebrew University)
– At the national level: Scottish Jewry
Prof. Avi Gross (emeritus, University of Beersheba
– At the Diaspora Level: Conversos – New Christians
Click here for Dr. Lamdan’s paper