Jewish Genealogical
Society of Illinois


 
Join Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois (JGSI)

Benefits of Membership:

  • Learn from expert lecturers at monthly meetings.
  • Learn from our experts at monthly help desk.
  • Research your famlies in our library, which contains over 800 reference works.
  • Receive Morasha, our journal on Jewish genealogy.
  • Access JGSI’s Chicago Jewish databases.
  • Receive E-News, for monthly electronic meeting reminders and latest research updates.
  • Network and share with other genealogists in “members helping members” discussions.

If you are a beginner and need help, members can assist you. If you would like to be put on our e-mail list, please click here.

Click here for the membership application:

JGSI Volunteer Opportunites

We need help in the areas of web-design, automated mailings, automated dues billing/collection, database design, on-line publishing and other high tech capabilities.
Please call Mike Karsen at 847-803-4446 or email him at mikefamhistorian@aol.com .

JGSI is looking for volunteers to work on our newsletter, Morasha.  Please call Mike Karsen at 847-803-4446 or email him at mikefamhistorian@aol.com .

If you are experienced using the Internet for genealogical research, we can use your help.  If you are available occasionally to assist in staffing our computer help desk, please email info@jgsi.org or call 312-666-0100

JGSI is looking for help with the online death index project. We are looking for coordinators for the following cemeteries: Westlawn and Kehelth Jacob. The coordinator would answer e-mail inquiries about the cemetery. We are also interested in acquiring additional data on death records from the Chicago Jewish community. Please e-mail us at Projects@jgsi.org to help.

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