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

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AGM and the Annual Lionel Sharpe Memorial Presentation

How to Organise and Preserve Your Genealogical Information – by Bubbles Segall

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned researcher, this presentation will give you some tips on how to organise and preserve your genealogical information.

For further information  email [email protected]

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

Rodney Eisfelder presents

The Stolperstein Project

Rabbi John Levi

The Lonely Jews

Brian Luber presents

The Fate of German Jews

Serafima Velkovoch presents

The Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names

Andras Koltai

Jewish Hungarian Research

Witold Wrzosinski presents

Jewish Cemeteries in Poland

Jeff Schneider’s presents

Hobart Archives 2022