Welcome to JGSLI

For information on our Lecture Series:

JGSLI Programs Sept. 2013 – June 2014 (with June revision)


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

SPEAKER:  Phyllis Kramer

“Passenger Manifests and the Immigrant Voyage”

Phyllis Kramer will address many of the questions associated with the immigrant voyage: How did immigrants obtain their tickets? Which ports did they leave from and how did they get to them? What travel documents were required? What were the voyages like? How did American laws affect immigration? She’ll also discuss locating and understanding ships’ manifests, including their notations and hard-to-read handwriting.

A former business consultant for IBM and now JewishGen’s VP of Education, Phyllis received IAJGS’s 2011 Outstanding Contribution Award in recognition of her role in establishing JewishGen’s Learning Center.

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance, JGSLI is providing you with a resource for online Holocaust databases.

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, JGSLI is happy to provide you with the World War I Centennial Handout (26-Jan-2014) presented at the January 2014 JGSLI meeting.

The 34th IAJGS Annual Conference on Jewish Genealogy will take place this year in Salt Lake City, UT from July 27 – August 1, 2014.  Click here for further information.

Jewish Genealogy 101:

Four Hours+ to Your Family Roots

Watch for information regarding the Fall 2014 workshop.

2013 Workshop Brochure

Follow this link if you need a speaker for your synagogue, group or event.

Click an image below for Yearbook, Cemetery, DNA or Memorial Plaque Projects or download a B’nei Mitzvah Certificate


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