Ask the Family Tree Maker Expert
Meeting ID: 838 3868 8126 PASSCODE 207090
With a leading expert on FTM
David Stephens is president of Victoria GUM Inc
He is well renowned for his expertise on FTM
Topics will include
Why should I consider FTM software system for my ancestral tree ?
What are the advantages ? e.g. Connection to Ancestry.com & Family search
What are the perils of downloading from Ancestry or any other software companies such My
Point out the extra benefits of FTM, such as many options of displaying reports, Colour coding,
Etc Other add on extras such as book Book creator Etc.
For those who are already FTM users. Any queries.
Social Afternoon Tea, Sunday March 3rd, 2.30- 4.30 p.m.
AJGS (VIC) invites all members to enjoy a social afternoon tea to chat with other like-minded genealogical enthusiasts and committee members of the AJGS (VIC).
Bring a copy of your family tree or a piece of family memorabilia, that has meaning or a story to tell, that you would like to share. Afternoon tea will be provided.
Where: Glen Eira Town Hall, cnr. Hawthorn and Glen Eira Roads, Caulfield.
When: Sunday, 3rd March, 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.
Cost: Members-no charge Non-Members $5. Children under 16 are free
For further information, please email [email protected]
Special ZOOM event on Monday 26th February 7.30 pm ZOOM link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83838688126?pwd=TyttU3M5UGkxWkQ0a0Eyb2w4RHUrdz09 Meeting ID: 838 3868 8126Passcode: 207090 Presented by David Stephen, President of Vicgum,
Members are encouraged to bring a copy of their family tree to share, or a piece of family memorabilia. Afternoon tea will be provided. Free
Sunday Oct. 29th 2023 (click EVENTS tab for more details)
“Explore Land records and name Changes in NSW”
Talk by Gary LUKE ( The Australian Jewish Historical Society ). Zoom presentation on Sunday, October 29th, 10.00am -12noon .
To join us please register for the zoom link at
(Meeting ID: 872 7342 2469 Passcode: 734780) You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom. If you don’t please check your spam folder.
Sunday Nov. 2023 ( 7.15 pm )-AGM of the AJGSVic. (click EVENTS tab for more details)
After the AGM, Michael Tobias and Paul Gardner, will present a joint Zoom presentation, talking about how Michael found the parents of a Kindertransport child.In this presentation, Paul will describe the outcome of a research project that he pursued, intermittently, over six years. This work led to the later involvement of one of the world’s leading genealogists, Michael Tobias, whose DNA research not only confirmed Paul’s conclusions, but expanded them by adding some extraordinary new findings, which Michael will describe later.
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!
Enjoy resources from members of our society and learn about research projects, records, and databases.
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