Seattle 2016 - 36th International Jewish Genealogy Conference
The 36th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is now open for Registration
To register for the international conference taking place in Seattle, Washington State, USA from 7 to 12 August 2016 visit the conference website Registration page.
The conference promises to be an amazing experience, with hundreds of lectures, great speakers, experts on-hand throughout the week, entertainment, films, etc. all happening in a beautiful city and State. In addition there are opportunities to book cabins on cruises to Alaska before or after the conference to make it an amazing holiday experience as well!
JGSGB "JEWISH ANCESTORS?" GUIDES PRICE CHANGE
ALL JGSGB JEWISH ANCESTORS? GUIDES ONLY £3.50 EACH
Federation Burial Records - Edmonton and Rainham
Federation of Synagogues Burial Records on JGSGB Website
JGSGB and JCR-UK have been working with the Federation of Synagogues to make available the details of burials at the Federation's Edmonton and Rainham cemeteries. The full details of how to access the burial records and what information they provide can now to be found by clicking HERE.
Upcoming Events in JGSGB
January and February 2016 Events and Meetings in JGSGB
As well as our Annual Conferences in London and in Manchester we run dozens of other events each year, providing members and non-members with information and the knowledge to pursue their family history research. The following events will run over the coming weeks:
Sunday 24 January 3.00-6.00 p.m. Anglo Jewish SIG – Doreen Berger, 33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU - Myko Clelland from Findmypast.co.uk - Guest speaker on the 1939 Register - a talk relevant to long-term residents of the UK and those who arrived in the early 20th Century - A must attend talk!
Sunday 31 January 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. Library Session, 33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU
Sunday 7 February Genealogy Workshop - venue London Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert St, London NW1 7NB – contact David Roth
Sunday 14 February, Time to be confirmed - Manchester Regional Group, Meade Hill Synagogue Hall, 88 Meade Hill Road, Manchester, M8 4LP - Speaker to be announced – contact Manchester Genealogy for more details
Wednesday 17 February 10.30 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. Library Session 33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU
Sunday 28 February, Time to be confirmed - Manchester Regional Group, Meade Hill Synagogue Hall, 88 Meade Hill Road, Manchester, M8 4LP – A Genealogy of the Jewish Community of Krakow 1746-1846, contact Manchester Genealogy
Sunday 28 February 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. Library Session, 33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU
All events are participative and offer the chance to ask the questions that you need answering. Full details and the contacts for each event are available in the JGSGB Current Programme.
There is normally as small charge for non-members for ordinary meeting, which is deductable from membership fee. We look forward to welcoming new people to all of our open meetings. JGSGB conferences require a registration fee for members and non-members alike.
Specialist and Local/Regional Groups
If you are already a member you will most likely have attended meetings of our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Regional Groups (RGs) where you know they are always happy to see new faces. These meetings are free to members with a nominal charge to visitors offset against membership if you join at the meeting.
If you are not already a member and have accessed this website then you are already displaying an interest in family history, so what are you waiting for?
At the meetings we generally have a speaker or hold one of our very popular workshops where bricks walls are often broken down. It has been known for attendees to find others researching the same family name or ancestral town, or even for long lost cousins to be reunited.
After a recent Dutch & Sephardi SIG meeting, this is what one attendee posted on the JGSGB Facebook Group Page:
"great meeting yesterday of jsgbs- dutch and sephardi group -we shared many wonderful stories -many of which should be televised -they are so moving-it is a year since I joined society best decision ever-worth every penny and a great 2 way commitment- learn and teach-mutual help"
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
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The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Registered Charity Number 1022738
(page updated 16 January 2016)
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain - JGSGB - was founded in 1992 for beginners and experienced researchers to:
Help one another to learn and discover more about genealogy
Encourage genealogical research
Promote the preservation of Jewish genealogical records and resources
Share information amongst members
To find out more details of what we offer click here
Full details of JGSGB's programme of events can be found here
To join JGSGB click here