Conference Mail List

Conference Mail List
Conference Program
Conference Recording
Frequently Asked Questions
Press Coverage
Resource Room
Speaker Service Center
Sites and Bites
Travel and Hotel
About Us
Contact Us


Supported by:

The NY2006 Conference mailing list is the place to ask (or answer) questions about Conference activities and arrangements. As of April 16, 2006, the list had over 600 subscribers, including Conference registrants, potential registrants, speakers, and committee people.

To subscribe to the NY2006 mailing list…

Since the NY2006 mailing list is hosted by JewishGen, you need to be a registered JewishGen user to subscribe.

If you ARE NOT registered on JewishGen, start with instruction A.

If you ARE registered on JewishGen, skip to instruction B.

A. Go to

and register as a new JewishGen user. Complete the form and then press the "Register as a New JewishGen User" button at the bottom of that page. You will then be sent an acknowledgement email message. To complete the registration process, you will need to follow the instructions in the acknowledgement email message.

B. Go to this web address…

Near the bottom of the page, click “Subscribe to other JewishGen Mailing Lists.”

You should come to a page that says on top, “To subscribe to any of the following Mailing Lists, click the 'Subscribe' button.”

Go down towards the bottom of the page, to the list of “JewishGen Hosted Projects.” It should look something like this:


JewishGen Hosted Projects Description Subscribe
JRI-Poland Jewish Records Indexing Poland. A project to create a searchable database containing all available vital record indexes for Jews of Poland. SUBSCRIBE
LitvakSIG Encourages preservation and computerization of primary sources of genealogical data, for the descendants of the Lithuanian Jewish community. SUBSCRIBE
New York 2006 Conference A mailing list devoted to questions and issues about the 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in New York, August 2006 SUBSCRIBE

Click the Subscribe button to the right of "New York 2006 Conference."

On the next page, choose one of three subscription settings

Digest...Receive a daily digest with all the messages of the day.
Index....Receive a daily index of the subject lines of the messages of the day.
Mail..... Receive mail as it is contributed.

and then click Subscribe.

To change your subscription settings or to temporarily stop mail, go to:

and click the Modify Subscription icon to the right of “New York 2006 Conference.” On the next page, click “Confirm Unsubscribe.”

To unsubscribe from the NY2006 Conference mailing list, go to

and click the Un-subscribe button (an X) to the right of "New York 2006 Conference."

To post a message to the NY2006 Conference mailing list, write

Please do not post messages if you have not subscribed. You won’t see the replies that are emailed to the list.

To read archived messages, go to

Enter a relevant word or words in the search box.

In the “Select SIG” box, click “New York 2006.” Then click “Start Search.”

Note that there is sometimes a few weeks’ lag time between when messages are posted and when they appear in the Archives.

If you need help subscribing or have a question about the mailing list, please write to