Welcome to the Jewish Genealogy Society
of Long Island (JGSLI)!

JGSLI was founded in 1985 to encourage and assist the pursuit of Jewish family history. Our goal is to bring together people interested in tracing their Jewish family roots.

We are a non-profit organization, operating through member efforts. We work to educate members and the public regarding the “how to” of finding one’s roots. Please refer to our Programs JGSLI_Programs_Sept.2015-June2016_(Sept30)

Sunday, October 18, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Mavens 1:30 p.m.)
Mid-Island Y-JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road
Plain view

Researching The Wandering Jew: Two Generations in Six Countries with Rhoda Miller

Oral history and early information in our research is often incomplete or misleading because our ancestors moved a lot. Social history greatly impacts the lives of generations who lived in Eastern Europe. Research strategies will be presented that unfolds the stories of a family who were "wandering Jews" within Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, England, Canada, and the U.S.

Sunday, November 22, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Mavens 1:30 p.m.)
Mid -Island Y -JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road
Plain view

Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland with Glenn Kurtz

Jewish Genealogy 101: Four Hours+ to Your Family Roots
JGSLI’s Annual Family History Workshop
Mid-Island Y-JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview

Click here for the 2015 Jewish Genealogy 101 Brochure

Join the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island!

Membership Benefits Include:

Free Admission to monthly meetings
Receive periodic Lineage Newsletter
Receive JGSLI Online. A Monthly digital publication with tips and links to online resources
Opportunity to Network with other people and experts in Jewish Genealogy
Advanced notice of our Family Workshop and other special events.
Click here for more information!

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