Repository:Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington

Repository Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
Postal Address Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, Inc.
P.O. Box 1614
Rockville, MD 20849-1614
Place Maryland, United States


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The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW) was formed in 1980 to:

  • Collect, preserve, and disseminate Jewish genealogical knowledge and information
  • Promote interest in genealogical research
  • Stimulate and provide instruction in the use of research methodology and adherence to standards of accuracy and thoroughness in research
  • Foster careful documentation and to promote scholarly genealogical writing and publication
  • Promote the preservation of Jewish genealogical records and resources
  • Hold meetings for the instruction and education of its members and the general public
  • Conduct such other purposes as the organization shall from time to time elect to pursue.

The Society is open to all those interested in Jewish genealogy. The Society is a member of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS).