Jewish genealogists to share family history discoveries and research tips
June 27 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMFree
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois will hold a virtual “Kvell and Tell” live streaming session in which members share family history research tips and discoveries at 2 p.m. CDT, Sunday, June 27, 2021, as part of the group’s annual meeting. For more information, call 312-666-0100 or see https://jgsi.org/Events-calendar. The varied, entertaining and informative short “Kvell and Tell” talk topics relate to Jewish genealogy or family history research methods, anecdotes or discoveries.
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping members collect, preserve, and perpetuate the records and history of their ancestors. JGSI is a resource for the worldwide Jewish community to research their Chicago-area roots. The JGSI motto is “Members Helping Members Since 1981.” The group has more than 300 members and is affiliated with the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies.
JGSI members have access to useful and informative online family history research resources, including a members’ forum, more than 65 video recordings of past speakers’ presentations, monthly JGSI E-News, quarterly Morasha JGSI newsletter, and much more. Members as well as non-members can look for their ancestors on the free searchable JGSI Jewish Chicago Database.