The Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto) was formally established in 1985. It is now one of seven Jewish genealogical societies in Canada, and is part of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and its over 75 member organizations.
Jewish genealogy and the study of one's roots is one of the fastest growing movements within the international Jewish community. With the advent of the Internet, on which genealogy is among the top areas of activity, the pursuit of genealogy has exploded (see JewishGen). Learning how to use these numerous and complicated on-line facilities and other resources and archives available for genealogical research is one of the aims of our Society and a primary benefit of membership. You can easily join by filling out and returning the attached Membership Form.
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto) invites you to share your knowledge as you learn from others. Most members live in the Toronto area and network with other researchers around the world via the Internet and other resources. The common thread is a fascination with Jewish family history and a desire to share information and experiences.