December Meeting – Genealogical Talk and Hanukah Party

  • WHAT: Complimentary Genealogical Talk, Hanukah Party & Recipe Swap
  • TOPIC:  Jewish Tombstone Art in Eastern Europe and  Dessert Potluck Hanukah Celebration with Recipe Swap
  • HOSTED BY: Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society And Holocaust Museum Houston
  • WHEN:  December 12, 2019,   7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • WHERE:  Holocaust Museum Houston,   5401 Caroline St., Houston 77004



 Join us this December for the ultimate Jewish holiday celebration: We will reminisce how, once again, someone tried to destroy our ancestors, over plates of wonderful food based on recipes that have been passed on from one generation to another…

Our evening will start with a presentation from Charlie Burns, GHJGS member, who has been documenting the beautiful artwork of Jewish tombstone (MATZEVAH – מצבה ) in Eastern Europe. Charlie has been traveling to different countries in Eastern Europe to document the tombstones in Jewish cemeteries for many years and will share photos and stories from his numerous trips.

Following the presentation, we will celebrate Hanukah with a dessert potluck party where each one of us is invited to bring a favorite dessert, preferably passed down through your family,  and share both the food and the recipe with the group. What better way is there to preserve our heritage and ensure that traditions are kept alive?

PLEASE BRING A FAVORITE DISH AND PRINT COPIES OF YOUR RECIPE TO SHARE WITH FELLOW MEMBERS. GHJGS WILL PROVIDE COFFEE. Do you have a special story about your recipe? We would love hear it – Please share it with us! Please email  to let us know what you will be bringing so we can be sure to have enough treats on hand.

PLEASE NOTE: Our meetings MOVED to the Holocaust Museum Houston. HMH policies require pre-registration. Please use the link above to register prior to attending.  Plan to arrive early to park and go through the security gate at the HMH. On-street parking is free after 6 PM.

WHO: Program will be presented by Charlie Burns, GHJGS member who has been documenting tombstone art in Jewish cemeteries over Eastern Europe.

December 12 @ 19:00
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm (1h 30′)

Holocaust Museum Houston