About Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island (JGSLI)

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island (JGSLI) was founded in 1985 dedicated to encouraging and assisting the pursuit of Jewish family history. Our goal at the JGSLI is to bring together people interested in tracing their Jewish family roots.  We are a non-profit organization, organized and operated through the efforts of our members. The objectives of the Society are to:

1) Collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to Jewish genealogy.
2)  Encourage interested persons to pursue and preserve genealogical data.
3)  Provide opportunities for the sharing of Jewish genealogical information.
4)  Publish material in the field of Jewish genealogy.

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island is a proud members of:


International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS)



Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)


Untitled3 Genealogy Federation of Long Island (GFLI)