Gesher Galicia - Jewish DNA Project - News

NOTE: BY JOINING THIS PROJECT YOU ARE GIVING THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THIS PROJECT YOUR EXPRESS PERMISSION TO JOIN YOUR KIT TO THE FTDNA AVOTAYNU DNA PROJECT, AN UNPUBLISHED DATABASE THAT IS BEING USED BY ACADEMICS TO COMPILE A DNA CENSUS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE. NO DATA IN THE AVOTAYNU PROJECT IS IS VISIBLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR OTHER MEMBERS OF THE PROJECT, NOR IS IT USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS. YOU ARE FREE TO LEAVE THE AVOTAYNU PROJECT AT ANY TIME. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT, PLEASE VISIT WWW.AVOTAYNUONLINE.COM OR CONTACT PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR ADAM BROWN AT AVOTAYNUDNA@GMAIL.COM
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Gesher Galicia, Inc. is an organization that promotes Jewish genealogical and historical research in Galicia, a province of the former Austrian Empire. Its goals are to promote a forum for researchers to share information and to promote individual and group research of Galicia. The Gesher Galicia Jewish DNA Project promotes genealogical DNA testing among those with Jewish ancestry from Galicia. The map below gives a general idea of the regions that this project covers. A complete list of 1877 Galicia administrative districts covered by this project can be found at http://www.jewishgen.org/galicia/towns/admin__dist_.html

See Gesher Galicia DNA Project on Tracing the Tribe:The Jewish Genealogy Blog: March 7, 2008 http://tracingthetribe.blogspot.com:80/2008/03/gesher-galicia-dna-project-launched_07.html

The Galitzianer is the official newsletter of Gesher Galicia and is intended to provide a free exchange of ideas, research tips and articles of interest to Gesher Galicia members. The Galitzianer welcomes submission of articles, charts, lists, book reviews, and other relevant contributions from its readers that touch on Jewish family history in the communities that were part of Galicia, a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Galitzianer is published in November, February, May, and August. Back issues are available to members only for US$4 per copy (paper) or US$2 per copy (electronic). To join Gesher Galicia and subscribe to the newsletter, to submit a change of address, to contribute articles or other material to The Galitzianer or to order back issues, go to http://www.jewishgen.org/galicia/join_gg.html.