Ann Arbor, MI: Latin American Jewish Studies Association, LAJSA, 1984. bibls., wrps. Item #18837
LAJSA conferences hosted by major educational institutions in the United States, Israel, and Latin America offer opportunities to present current research and broaden professional contacts. Publication of the proceedings of these conferences has helped to establish Latin American Jewish studies as an academic discipline. This first number comprises the proceedings of the 1st Research Conference of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association held on the Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on October 30 - November 1, 1982. Contents: Preface / Judith Laikin Elkin --- Using Jewish Reference Sources for the Study of Latin American Jewry: A Biography / Arnona Rudavsky -- U.S. Library Collections on Latin American Jews / Richard Woods and Arnona Rudavsky -- U.S. Archival Resources for the Study of Jews in Latin American from Materials in U.S. Archives / Thomas Niehau and Maria Hernandez-Lehmann - Disappearing Memories: The Loss of Jewish Records in Latin America / Robert M. Levine -- Program of the First Conference of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.