We are excited to offer the following public programs for 2022-2023. We hope to hold most of these programs in person, but details are still being worked out. A printable flyer of our 2022-2023 programs is available here. All times listed are United States Eastern Time.
- Dr. Nicholas Evans: The Path of Jewish Immigration – Tuesday afternoons in February, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. In February of 2023, we’ll be doing things just a little differently. For each of the four Tuesdays in the month, Dr. Nicholas Evans, from the University of Hull in England, will present a virtual program about Jewish immigration, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Hosted in conjunction with the ACPL Genealogy Center, Dr. Evans will track the journey of Eastern European emigrants from their homes to the United States and elsewhere. Three programs – February 7, 14 and 21 – will be open to the public, with the February 28th program reserved for NEIJGS members.
- Jewish Life in German-Speaking Lands, the Leo Baeck Institute – Sunday, April 16, 2023 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Michael Simonson, from the Leo Baeck Institute, will present a program at the ACPL Genealogy Center in conjunction with the institute’s exhibition, “1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-Speaking Lands.” He will also discuss some of the history of German-speaking Jews in Indiana and nearby. The exhibition will be at the ACPL Genealogy Center in the spring of 2023.
- Ron Arons: Prohibition and Criminal Ancestors – Sunday, May 7, 2023 beginning at 2:00 p.m. We’ll conclude our public programs at the Genealogy Center with genealogist, Ron Arons. He will present two programs: “Alcohol, Prohibition and Temperance Societies in Ohio and Indiana,” and “Researching Criminal Ancestors.” Ron Arons has authored three books, two of which are related to criminal records.