Member News

Two out of three! At the 2012 IAJGS Conference in Paris, three Achievement Awards were presented.  Two went to JGSGW members: JGSGW President Jeff Malka received the Lifetime Achievement Award; Logan Kleinwaks received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet, Print or Electronic Product. Click here for the awards announcement page. Congratulations, Jeff and Logan!

In addition, five of our members presented at the Conference:

  • Jonina Duker
    The Captives Return: B’nai Anusim 

  • Jeff Malka
    Sephardic Genealogy and its Unique Resources (in English)

    Spanish Pre-expulsion Archives: The Cervera Example

    - Sephardic Genealogy and its Unique Resources (in French)
    - North Africa - Sephardic World SIG

  • Jeff Miller
    Following False Trails: Back to First Principles

  • Sallyann Sack
    The Activities of the International Institute for Jewish Genealogy (IIJG), Affiliated with the Israeli National Library in Jerusalem
    - Strategies for Finding Relatives Hidden in 19th century Russian Archival Records

  • Bill Yoffee
    Iberian Ashkenaze DNA project (BOF)

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