Day One - Saturday 21st September 2019
2.15 pm to 3.15 pm
3.15 pm to 3.30 pm
3.30 pm to 4.15 pm
4.15 pm to 5.00 pm
Ancestry.com - A presentation by Jason Reeve.
"Jewish Melbourne and the Shaping of a City"
A presentation by Dr. Sue Silberberg.
Where I Laid My Head - Attendees are requested to bring along images and photographs of pertinent past family residences.
Day Two - Sunday 22nd September 2019
11.00 am to 12.30 pm
12.30 pm to 1.30 pm
1.30 pm to 2.00 pm
2.30 pm to 3.30 pm
3.30 pm to 4.30 pm
4.30 pm - 5. 00 pm
Book Launch The official book launch of the Solomon and Isaacs' family trees by Rabbi Roderick Young(Isaacs' Tree) and Gavin Silbert (Solomon Tree).
Book signing by the author Jenny Cowen to follow.
A presentation by Mary Williams ‘How I became interested in family history research and found the missing John Pulver Solomon’ .
A presentation by Rabbi Roderick Young.
"Flash Harry, conman and swindler extraordinary!" From London to Durham to Australia to New Zealand to New York to South Dakota to Boston and back to London, join me to discover the rip roaring life of our cousin Flash Harry Bebro. What do the mayor of New York, a super rich American steel magnate, a mysterious Countess and a notorious murderer have in common? They all fell foul of Flash Harry and his “convincing tongue and fascinating manners.” Warning, there will be talk of brothels! Oh, and he claimed to be a rabbi…
A presentation by Chris Smith.
"At Home with the Solomons"
Day Three - Monday 23rd September 2019
9.45 am - 12.00 noon Tour and Morning Tea Parliament House Victoria*
* See dedicated page Parliament House and Morning Tea.
** For details of each talk including biographies of the speakers see following pages.