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Robbin Magid: Researching Your Eastern European Jewish Family on the New JRI-Poland Website
Sunday, April 23, 2023, 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Registration is not Required
Zoom link will be sent one week in advance of the event.
Robbin will be discussing the JRI-Poland website, its hidden treasures, and tips on its use.
Our Speaker for April 23, 2023:
Robinn Magid is the Assistant Director of JRI-Poland.org and a recent recipient of the IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2020, Robinn became the project manager of the JRI-Poland “NextGen Project” to redesign the JRI-Poland website, database and search engine. She a frequent speaker and writer on Jewish genealogy topics.
Robinn’s genealogical work resulted in her being recognized by the City of Lublin, Poland – her grandmother’s hometown – with a medal in 2017 from the mayor for inspiring the future and cultural identity of that city of 340,000 people on Lublin’s 700th birthday.
Robinn has spoken at many IAJGS conferences on behalf of JRI-Poland and has served as the chair of two groundbreaking conferences: IAJGS 2018 Warsaw, Poland conference, and the IAJGS 2020 Virtual Conference on Jewish Genealogy.
She is a member of the San Francisco - Bay Area JGS and has spoken to her group and to other societies. Robinn and her husband have raised four wonderful kids and recently became grandparents.