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Sunday, July 19, 2020
Sunday, July 19, 2020
02:00pm 
Speaker: Marysia Galbraith Co-sponsor: Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. and American Friends of POLIN Museum Cultural anthropologist Marysia Galbraith conducted research on Polish national identity for 20 years before she realized she would never really understand her personal connections to Poland until she confronted a family secret: her mother’s family was not just Polish, but also Jewish. Since 2011, she has found family photographs, collected memories from relatives, searched archives, and traveled to the towns and cities of her ancestors. Not only has she traced her ancestors back into the 18th century, she has also, more importantly, found living relatives—in the US, Israel, ...