Congratulations Henry

August 7, 2023

Congratulations Henry

Congratulations to our President Emeritus Henry Wellisch for receiving the IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award!  Henry is a former president of JGS Toronto and was integral to the startup of the Montreal JGS. His volunteer transcription efforts not only helped researchers with Toronto-based ancestors, but he has been – and continues […]
January 1, 2023

Ontario Jewish Archives Celebrates 50 Years

In 2023, we will celebrate 50 years of the Ontario Jewish Archives! We invite you to help us mark this important community milestone. Throughout our special anniversary year, we will be highlighting stories from our rich and vibrant history. Together, we will explore individuals who made a difference, organizations that […]
August 31, 2022

JGS Toronto Library Collection

JGS Toronto Library (Toronto Reference Library)   Our library contains many volumes of local Jewish family history, Who’s Who in Canadian Jewry, genealogical research guides, titles on Jewish surnames, numerous Yizkor books, and chronicles of the Holocaust. In addition, items relevant to Jewish communities in Canada, United States, and Europe enhance […]