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10 September 2006 Report from the Third Annual BIALYGen Meeting held at the 26th IAJGS Conference hosted by JGS (New York), Inc. on August 17, 2006
1919 Report of Pogroms in Bialystok from the Jewish Community Council to the U.S. Morgenthau Mission to Poland investigating Pogroms in Poland
31 March 2006

New Translation Project: Pinkos Bialystok by A. S. Hershberg

definitive history of the Jewish Community of Bialystok from its beginnings

03 February 2006 New Translation Project: Statistics of the Movement of the Jewish Population in Bialystok 1909-1918
26 October 2005 Holocaust Survivor Story of Hidden Child/Survivor Anna Cheszes born Pola Kaplan in Bialystok
02 August 2005 Link to Lena Einhorn's Wygodzki and Rubin Family Album
27 July 2005 Added Surname Index of The Bialystoker Memorial Book to BIALYGen website.
17 July 2005 English portion of The Bialystoker Memorial Book published on the Web at Ada Holtzman's Zchor.com website. This is a joint project of The Bialystoker Center, Zchor.org, and BIALYGen.
18 April 2005 Added information about indexing of Yahrzeit Cards from the Bialystoker Center in New York City
20 March 2005 Added Cemetery information and photos for Tykocin
Three new additions to Articles and Features Section
      The Search for Grandma Chana's Family by Mark Halpern
      A Bialystoker in London by Peter Levene
      Pogroms as discussed on the BIALYGen Mailing List 
Tomek Wisniewski's Polish Jews 1939-1945 linked to Photo Album and Holocaust Sections
Added Links to Four Holocaust Testimonies 
Added Links to nearby towns in Lomza and Suwalki and Belarus to Links and Town Sections
22 February 2005 Publications Section Created  
Added Surname Index to records of the Regional Liquidation Office in Bialystok for recovery of seized property created from microfilms at US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Added Surname Index to the Holocaust Survivor Testimonies Catalogue, Volumes I-III from the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw
Added Cemetery information and photos for Bialystok
BIALYGen Town Table updated
Links page updated
31 January 2005 BIALYGen Website Inaugurated



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