Start exploring your family tree - with the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society (Vic)

Discover your ancestors, make connections, and journey through the incredible past that is your heritage.

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Upcoming Events

Finally! A Face-to-Face Workshop

Due to restrictions of Covid and Lamm Library hours, we have not been able to offer direct assistance to members until now. This meeting will be

MITZVAH DAY PROJECT 2022

This year Mitzvah Day is on Sunday 20th Nov 2022. DO YOU HAVE A CAMERA OR AN IPHONE? AJGS (Vic) & AJHS are calling for

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MITZVAH DAY PROJECT 2022

AJGS (Vic) & AJHS are calling for volunteers to visit synagogues and Jewish institutions to photograph memorial boards, plaques and any other tributes.

We plan to share these photographs with the Jewishgen Memorial Plaques Database.

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Finally! A Face-to-Face Workshop

Finally! A Face-to-Face Workshop! 

  • Bring your family trees along, be it on paper or on your laptop.
  • Let us show you how you enhance the use of either ‘Family Tree Maker’, ‘Renown’ etc.
  • Let us show you how to upload your tree to a software program.

About AJGS Victoria

The members of AJGS Victoria come from a wide range of backgrounds, united in our passion for understanding our heritage and learning about our Jewish forbearers.

We’re here to create a space where researching your genealogy is easier, where you can connect with people who share your interests, and to join in on interesting monthly meetings and workshops.

Let’s explore our past together!

FAQ’s

Not really sure where to start? No problem! We’ve compiled a list of common questions to help you get a better idea of our community.

AJGS Victoria is a member of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies We’re a non-profit organisation based in Victoria, Australia and are dedicated to sharing information about Jewish connections in the region, helping members uncover their heritage, researching this heritage, and sharing our stories.

Anyone with Jewish heritage, who thinks they may have Jewish heritage or is interested in researching this interesting part of history is welcome to join our society. We are open to everyone of every background, regardless of ethnicity or culture, and aim to be a warm and welcoming group to all.

To join our society and take part in our events or access our research resources, all you need to do is complete our membership application. There are three different membership options, including an individual membership (annual fee of $35), family membership (annual fee of $50), and concession card holder membership (annual fee of $20).

Want to explore your family’s history? Join our society today and let’s discover your family’s story together!

Get ready to find out more about who your ancestors are and their connections with the Jewish community in Victoria today. You might even find new family members living right here in our city!

Past Presentations

Enjoy resources from members of our society and learn about research projects, records, and databases.
Start your journey of discovery, build your family tree, and learn about our shared history.

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Allan Jackie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries - Our Amazing
Stories

Bubbles Segall

How to organise and Preserve your Genealogical Information

Jeff Schneider’s presents

Hobart Archives 2022

Gil Bardige

DNA Presentation 2

Please be advised a handout is available on request [email protected]

Gil Bardige

DNA Presentation

Please be advised a handout is available on request [email protected]

Allan Jankie & Bernie Kuran present

DNA Discoveries – Our Amazing Stories

Shauna Hicks presents

Free Australian Resources for Family History