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Going Beyond Memory: A Conference on Synagogue Archiving

November 5, 2017 - November 6, 2017


The program will begin with registration on Sunday, November 5 at the AJA, 3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio on the Campus of Hebrew Union College followed by a welcome luncheon program.

Featured Keynote speaker, Dina Herbert from the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) will speak at our Sunday evening dinner program regarding digitial initiatives of NARA and ways in which NARA can be of assistance to Synagogue archivists.  The AJA will offer both basic and advanced sessions featuring our own archival professionals. The Program will end at 4:00 p.m. on Monday evening.

  • All interactive sessions including Keynote address Sunday night
  • Sunday lunch and dinner; Monday lunch; snacks & refreshments throughout
  • Opportunities to tour the AJA and meet with the experienced, professional archivists and staff.
  • Personal assistance and advice for not only creating archives, but also using archives in your community.

The Marriott Kingsgate, located on the campus of the University of Cincinnati, will serve as the conference hotel.  Reservations must be made directly with the hotel.  To receive the AJA rate of $144/ night, please go to the following registration site:  https://tinyurl.com/SJHS2017 or visit the Mariott website, www.marriott.com/cvgkg, and use the group code: AJAAJAA

You may also make reservations by calling (888) 720-1299 and ask for the American Jewish Archives Room Block at Kingsgate Marriott.  Reservations must be made by October 1, 2017 to receive the group rate.

Pre-Conference Program

Prior to the Synagogue Archives Conference, November 2-5, 2017, we will be hosting the Southern Jewish Historical Society Conference.  There will be opportunities to tour the Underground Railroad Freedom Center, take a Jewish bus tour of Cincinnati, and attend sessions relating to “Borders & Borderlands of Southern Jewish History.”  
To find out more information about the Conference, please go to the SJHS website.

More Information

Please contact Jody Solomon at 513.487.3017 or j.solomon@huc.edu; or Lisa Frankel at 513.487.3218 or lfrankel@huc.edu.


November 5, 2017
November 6, 2017
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American Jewish Archives
3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220 United States
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