Chapters: Affiliated Chapters
Description: Affiliated chapter information.
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CFPI - French Affiliate
CFPI is the French affiliate of the SIP with about 60 members and correspondents. It has a web site www.cfpi-asso.net and publishes three times a year "Doar Ivri", an award winning 28 page all colour journal.
Pittsburgh area contact
MIPS/ATA meetings/programs are held 2-3 times per year. For more information, contact Ray Getsug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIPS/ATA was formed in September 1993 as the result of a merger of the Minnesota Israel Philatelic Society (MIPS) and a local chapter of the American Topical Association. The ATA chapter had been founded in 1957, but had been inactive for about 10 years. MIPS began in 1972 as an organization for collectors of Israeli and Holyland stamps and covers. It then evolved into more of a general interest club.
MIPS/ATA is affiliated with the American Philatelic Society, the American Topical Association, and The Society of Israel Philatelists.
For more information please contact: Brian Leslie Gruzd P.O. Box 37153 Birnam Park 2015 South Africa Tel. 011 4407789 Email: The Johannesburg Chapter meets on the last Sunday of every month from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm in the Board Room of the Waverly Synagogue. Our society is a small society with some 30 members of which 10-12 attend meetings. Of the 11 exhibitors from South Africa at Israel 2008, seven exhibitors were members (either home members or non-home members) of the Johannesburg chapter. The results of Members were as follows: Selwyn Uria - Large Gold for Doar Ivri Joel Latinsky - Gold for Doar Ivri, Silver for First Festivals Dr. Joachim Frank - Vermeil for First Airmail Issue of Israel Frank Friedman - Large Silver for The World of Diamonds Maurice Daniels - Silver for Israel Used Definitive Printing 1960-1980 Clive Sergay - Entrant in THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS FOR Zululand 1879-1898 In addition, one of our Overseas Members, Dr. Leslie Glassman from Israel, was awarded a Gold for Mozambique and Mozambique Company. All in all, not a bad record for our small Society - Society of Israel Philatelists, Johannesburg. Sincerely, Brian Gruzd