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Sunday, February 17 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
More, Much More Than Fiddlers On The Roof!

This highly interactive, PowerPoint-enhanced, discussion session will explore the ups and downs, twists and turns of Brian's own Eastern European family of origin (19 generations) and the participants Jewish, European families of origins. All attendees are encouraged to bring any/all family histories and photo documents to share! Our focus will be on all our respective, significant ancestors and descendents, starting from the early modern era (mid 1500's) to present, with awareness of the impact on our ancestors of their diverse, multi-ethnic/religious neigbors, and visa versa. (T)


Brian Zakem

Brian Zakem is a mental health professional and family and ancestry geneologist, as well as a community and interreligious facilitator and leader for more than forty years. His practice is focused in Chicago and its south suburbs. Brian's writings include "Ruhzany Translated" (2012) - English co-editor with Edie Taylor and researcher (JewishGen), as well as various applications of still, video & movies in pscho-social therapy, published in... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 603 Tower Floor 6