Jewish Genealogical
Society of Illinois


 
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The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois (JGSI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping members collect, preserve, and perpetuate the records and history of their ancestors. We serve as a resource for the worldwide community to research their Chicago area Jewish roots.





Over 135,000 Chicago Jewish Cemetery images now available in the Members Only section under Jewishdata.

Program: Sunday, July 19, 2015

Program starts 2:00 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook.

 “Family History: Caring for Your Treasures” will be the topic of Eileen A. Ielmini, assistant university archivist of the Special Collections Research Center at the University of Chicago Library.

Eileen Ielmini will speak about best practices for preserving family history documents and records such as letters, photos, newspapers, etc.

*UPCOMING JGSI Programs*
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Reprinted By Popular Demand!

The second printing of the award-winning

A Translation Guide
to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents
(including Birth, Marriage and Death Records)

Did your family live in Poland prior to 1868? This book not only helps you determine if birth, death and marriage records exist, but helps you acquire copies and then translate them.

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