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Jewish small-town life in Soviet Ukraine is focus of April 23, 2023, lecture
April 23 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PMFree
“In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-Town Jewish Life in Soviet Ukraine” will be the topic of an online talk by University of Michigan Professor Jeffrey Veidlinger for the Sunday, April 23, 2023, hybrid meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. In his talk, he will explore how elderly Yiddish speakers relate their memories of Jewish life in the Soviet Ukrainian shtetl, their stories of survival during the Holocaust, and their experiences living as Jews under Communism. Register for the 2 p.m. CDT online Zoom talk at: https://jgsi.org/event-5039015. Register for the 12:30 p.m. CDT in-person meeting at Temple Beth-El in Northbrook, Illinois—which includes access to the JGSI research library and Jewish genealogy help desk—at: https://jgsi.org/event-5143776.