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January 2018

Dr Andrew Zalewski – The Great War (1914-18): Jewish Lives in Galicia

January 21 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Upper Victor Smith Hall – North Shore Synagogue, Treatts Road
Lindfield, New South Wales Australia
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        Join us as Dr Andrew Zalewski intertwines his own genealogical discoveries with the broader historical context of Jewish Galicia. He will focus on World War I and the eastern front in Galicia, which was home to the largest Jewish community in Austro-Hungary. Uncovering his ancestors’ individual stories, Andrew follows waves of Russian offensives and Central Powers counteroffensives which swept through Galicia. He describes dramatic events in small and large cities (Lwów, Przemyśl, Kraków), which impacted many Jewish…

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