Jewish Genealogical
Society of Illinois


Benefits of Membership:

  • Learn from expert lecturers at monthly meetings.
  • Learn from our experts at monthly help desk.
  • Research your families in our library, which contains over 800 reference works.
  • Receive Morasha, our journal on Jewish genealogy.
  • Access JGSI’s Chicago Jewish on line death index containing over 73,000 records.
  • Have a free subscription to which contains over 135,000 headstone images from Jewish burials in the Chicago area.
         It also contains images from other Jewish cemeteries around the world
  • Receive E-News for monthly electronic meeting reminders and latest research updates.
  • Network and share with other genealogists in “members helping members and through our online membership directory” discussions.
  • View videos from meeting presentations.
  • View handouts from past meeting presentations.

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:

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