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JGS Event – Hungarian Jewry: History, Holocaust and Genealogy

March 21, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

“Genealogical Resources for Researching Hungarian Jews”


Hungarian Jewry: History, Holocaust, and Genealogy

Speaker: Karesz Vandor 

VIRTUAL MEETING: View from home 

Sunday, 2March 2021
at 10:30 a.m.

Karesz Vandor’s presentation will include:

A short history of Hungary Including maps, border changes, and the Holocaust timeline.
How to do genealogy research in Hungarian-related areas such ascurrent day Slovakia, the Transylvanian part of Romania, Northern Serbia, Subcarpathian Ukraine, Burgenland Austria, and Hungary proper.

Karesz Vandor is a professional Jewish Hungarian historian and genealogist. Karesz lives in Budapest where he has been researching and running Jewish Heritage tours for nearly 20 years. His work often includes threading clients’ genealogical research into their tours; guiding them through historical landmarks related to their families; and, for some,taking them to the site of their family’s roots including relevant towns and cemeteries. As a genealogist he has been commissioned to research family origins for the descendants of Hungarians whose ancestorsmigrated around the world.  

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March 21, 2021
10:30 am - 12:00 pm