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"Tell Me Where You Studied And I Will Tell You Whom You Are"

Documents from educational institutions as a genealogical research resource


The conference was held, in Hebrew, on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, in the Music Reading Room, at the National Library.
 
A special exhibition about the vocational school "Massada" which operated in Darmstadt during the years 1947-1948, was displayed during the conference. The exhibition was prepared by Lea Dror-Batalion.

 

 
Balfour school, 1951 (Rudi Weissenstein, The PhotoHouse)

 

For more information: genealogy@nli.org.il  

The lectures:

Listings of the Gymnasia network as a source of genealogical information: The Rovno Gymnasium as a case study
Dr. Eli Brauner, developer of genealogical research methods of Galician Jewry



Research on the "Mikveh Israel" school in Romania
Dr. Lucian Hershkowitz, National Library Collections Department

 

 

 

  
   
A genealogical journey to the Vocational School "Massada" in Darmstadt
Udi Dror, Vice President of Swissport
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"Tachkemoni Rosh": Jerusalem's Teachers and students during the British Mandate
Eliezer Shmueli, former Director of the Education Ministry and Chairman of the Institute for the Behavioral Sciences in Jerusalem



School archives in The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP)
Dr. Yochai Ben Gedaliah, Director of the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People and the head of archives and special collections at the National Library
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IGRA's educational collection: Israel and Morocco in the 19th century and the 20th century
Rose Feldman, Coordinator of databases, Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA)
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