Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County
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The Carpathia

January Program

David Laskin's talk on the book he wrote about his family was fascinating!
We are so glad we were able to participate.
JGSBC is the Jewish Book Fair Community Partner for this talk by author, David Laskin
This will be our January meeting - Please plan to attend!
Tickets for this even can be purchased at the door $12
$10 for Posnack JCC members & JGSBC members
Start Time ~ 7:30 PM
Driving Directions to the David Posnack JCC:

5850 S. Pine Island Road
Davie, Florida 33328


The JCC is located on the northeast corner of Stirling and Pine Island Road. 
From the South:  Go north on I-95.  Exit on Stirling Road and go west.  Cross State Road 7 and University Drive. After crossing University Drive, get in right lane and continue for about 1 ½ long blocks. At the light, turn right onto Pine Island Road (heading north).
From the North:  Go south on I-95 or Florida Turnpike.  Exit onto I-595 and go west.  Exit on Pine Island Road and go south.  Continue south crossing Orange Drive and Griffin Road.  After crossing Griffin, go for about ½ mile and then get in left lane.  Pass lake on left and make left turn into JCC parking lot.
From West Broward/Pembroke Pines:  Go north on Flamingo Road. Turn at Stirling Road and go east.  Pass Rock Creek, Embassy Lakes, Cooper City High School and Diamond Head and then get in left lane.  Turn left (going north) onto Pine Island Road. Walgreens is on the northwest corner of Pine Island and Stirling.  For building locations, see From the South above.   
From Weston:  Go east on either I-595 or Griffin Road.  Go south on Pine Island Road.  Pass lake on left and make left turn into JCC parking lot. For building locations, see From the North above.

For JCC main lobby and information desk:  Make first right turn off Pine Island and enter JCC campus.  The Katz United Jewish Community building is on your right and the JCC’s main building is straight ahead.  Park on the right for this entrance.

Share Your Story

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Hitting a Brick Wall?

OR, do you want to share a breakthrough?  We're here to help.  Member volunteers with a broad range of understanding and experience are available for consultation the first 30 minutes of every JGSBC monthly meeting.  If you've had research success, please share your methodology with our group.  Your experience may help someone else!

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