Researching Polish Records – Allan Jankie and Max Wald 

Sunday June 16th,  2.30- 4.30 p.m.  Glen Eira Town Hall Clock tower door entrance  accessible at the Town Hall

Allan Jankie and Max Wald have been involved in the AJGS_Vic , both as committee members, and various roles as president and vice-president.  They have successfully researched and developed their family genealogy over many generations.                                                                                                              Members $5.00 –  Non-Members $10.00


How to Navigate and Find Resources using the Updated AJHS Website

Thursday 11th July 2024 at 7.30pm – an online event

The Zoom link will be sent to members via email closer to the date.
Jeff will go through a demonstration of the AJHS website, sharing best practices and advanced tips on how to access the vast burial, marriage, archive and many other records that the AJHS holds at https://www.ajhs.com.au

For more information:
AJHS:         Hon. Sec.         David Marlow: [email protected]
AJGS Vic: Hon. Sec.          Terry Ashton: [email protected]
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Recent Events


 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    

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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. 


 




 

 

 

FAQs

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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

Michael Tobias

DNA Story- Michael Tobias

Ask the Family Tree Maker Expert

David Stephen

Paul Gardner & Michael Tobias

Identifying Kindertransport boy’s Parents – Lionel Sharpe Memorial Presentation 2023

Marlis Humphrey

Documentation of Jewish Records Worldwide (DoJR)-Project Update 2 August 2023

Jude Richter

Jude Richter-Using USHMM database for Genealogical Research

Bubbles Segall

How to organise and Preserve your Genealogical Information