Are you interested in having a representative from the Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto speak to your organization? Our speakers have addressed synagogues, social groups, clubs and schools. Genealogy is a growing and popular pastime appealing to all age groups. (Organizations that we have visited: Naamat, Canadian Council of Jewish Women, B’nai Brith, Hadassah etc.). Contact Debbie Sacrob, Speakers Bureau Chair to arrange for a speaker for your organization

March 20, 2018

Debbie Sacrob

Debbie Sacrob Debbie has been a longtime member of JGST and has spoken about getting started in front of many groups. She has been involved in family history from childhood. Debbie’s mother was one of the founding members of the Society in 1985.
August 24, 2017

Harvey Glasner

Harvey headed the multi handicap and physically handicapped programs at Don Mills Collegiate Institute until his retirement in 1999. He took on a second career in the executive search business, focusing on finance and accounting. He has served on the executive of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto in a […]
August 1, 2017

Neil Richler

Neil Richler is JGS Toronto’s Membership Coordinator. He joined the society in his late teens in the early 90s, and almost immediately became a key volunteer and later, a Board member. For many years, Neil has presented Fall workshops for beginners and seasoned members on topics such as “How to […]
June 28, 2017

Les Kelman

Les Kelman, Past President is a very accomplished genealogist. He has traced his family’s roots in the Ukraine, his grandparents epic journeys to Australia, their return to Scotland as well as migrations to Israel, and Canada. Les, delivers a very effective presentation to groups on the subject of How to […]