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JGSC 40th Anniversary Program and Open House

  • 06/09/2023
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • 10825 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106


  • JGS Cleveland members can attend at no cost.
  • Non-members will be charged the WRHS admission price at the door or can join JGS Cleveland and be added to our member and registration list.

Registration is closed

Come celebrate JGS Cleveland at 40!

Program and Open House

Date & Time: Friday, June 9, 2023, 10 - 12:30 (library open until 3 for your personal research)

Location:  Western Reserve Historical Society Research Library, 10825 East Blvd, Cleveland, Ohio 44106,

Program:  Enjoy a morning open house and deep dive into old Jewish Cleveland archives featuring concurrent roundtables, informal conversation, and special tour. Computers and wi-fi for your convenience.  Members free (parking on site at a reduced rate).  Skill level: All

·       The Amazing Life and Legacy of Simson Thorman

·       Identified!: Abraham Raphael & Extended Family (Photo, Cleveland 1940) with Genealogy Research Underway

·       Connecting with the Cleveland Families Katz, Blumenthal, Karklin, and Landy: The General Log of the Family of the Sons of Aaron, the Kohen Who Live in the City of Cleveland, Ohio in the Year 5665 (1905)

·       Discovering the Real Superman: Who are Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster?

·       New Addition:  Unraveling Your Family History in Jewish Cleveland Cemeteries and Synagogues

·       Added Bonus: Carousel and Museum open until 4

Our Hosts and Speakers:  Ann Sindelar, WRHS Acting Library Director & Reference Supervisor; Sean Martin, PhD, WRHS Associate Curator for Jewish History and JGSC Board Member; Sylvia Abrams, PhD, JGSC Past President; and Roundtable discussion leaders: Arnie Berger, PhD, Elise Norman Cundiff, Marilyn Davis Perkul, Natalie Landy, Deborah A. Katz, JD, PhD, Leigh Goldie, Jeff Morris, and Janet Ghiandoni

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