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

March 17, 2018

JGST – Annual General Meeting

Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto Annual General Meeting 22 April 2018 Shaarei Shomayim, Toronto 10:15 a.m. AGENDA 1. Introduction 2. Approval of Minutes from January 2017 Annual General Meeting 3. Approval of annual membership fee 4. Approve external accountant and remuneration for review engagement 5. Approval of 2017 Financial Statements […]
March 16, 2018

IAJGS Warsaw Conference and Travel Arrangements

Our Poland Heritage Tour of Warsaw, Krakow and the area, in conjunction with the August IAJGS Conference in Warsaw has now been finalized and details have been sent to all of our members who have requested information and pricing. If you are interested in travelling with the tour, please contact […]
March 14, 2018

After the Holocaust – Hot Docs at Ted Rogers Theater

This is not your typical Holocaust story. Six extraordinary women from different countries and backgrounds share their previously untold stories of survival. Starting April 14 at the Ted Rogers Theater on Bloor St.
January 27, 2018
Carol Brook on CTV News

Jewish Genealogy on CTV News, 27 Jan 2018

CTV News Toronto included a segment for International Holocaust Remembrance Day in their January 27, 2018 broadcast at 6:00pm, and rebroadcast at 11:30pm. The presentation featured JGST member Carol Brook and her search for descendants of her relatives who were separated by the events of that terrible time.

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