About the Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto

Established as a registered charitable organization, JGS Toronto provides a forum for the exchange of genealogical knowledge and information through this website and also via its newsletter, Shem Tov, its collection of books at the Toronto Reference Library, regular monthly presentations, workshops and Special Interest Groups.

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Jewish Genealogical News

June 21, 2018

Ukraine SIG cancelled June 21, 2018

Please see the forum for more information
June 11, 2018

Important – Special Interest Groups and Forums

*sponsored by JGS Toronto The Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Forums are special features for members to permit them to share knowledge, ideas and information relating to particular regions and interests. SIGs have been organized for Lithuania, Poland, Central Europe, Ukraine & DNA. Meetings are […]
June 6, 2018

Jewish Federation Awards Dinner

Jerry Scherer our MEMPLAQ’s chair is being honoured tonight(June 6, 2018) at the Toronto Jewish Federation Award’s Dinner.  Click here to learn more: https://jewishtoronto.com/volunteers?utm_source=eblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=awardsnight_websiteanouncement Jerry Scherer “JGST has provided me with the knowledge and the tools to research my ancestral roots. As volunteer Coordinator of MEMPLAQs, a project that photographs and […]
June 5, 2018

JGS Toronto Private Facebook Page

It is with regret that JGS Toronto has cancelled its private Facebook Page. The JGS Board of Directors made this decision to encourage more of our members to register with our website http://jgstoronto.ca  and to make use of our Forums to collaborate with one another on their brick walls as […]

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