International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) to Meet In Salt Lake City, Utah

December 13, 2013  - by 

The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) 2014 annual conference is being held in Salt Lake City from July 27-Aug 1, 2014.  This conference brings together people from all over the world who are interested in  Jewish genealogy. Last years conference in Boston had over 800 people representing  20 different countries, including researchers, archivists, writers and bloggers. In addition to presentations on Jewish genealogy, this years conference will have strong representation on events leading to the beginning of World War I, which approaches the 100th anniversary of it’s beginning. For more conference details, visit their online website.

Click here to enjoy a brief sneak video clip preview of conference events.

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  1. My great great grandparents were Jacob and Elizabeth Jary. They had their first daughter Anna in Grimsby. Anna is an
    old family name starting as far as we know around 1846 when Anna Jary was born. I had a great aunt named Anna and my mother is Anna Almond Hogg (nee Payne) and I am also Anna.

  2. g-grandfather- Samuel Schwarz-Minsk
    grandfather-Hirsch Schwarz-Minsk-b1866
    grandmother-Ita Kantorwitch-Minskb.1877
    aunt-Tatiana Schwarz- Minsk-b 1906
    mother-Mary Schwarz-Kharkov-Ukraine-b1908
    I have not been able to find any records in Belarus or Ukraine, Russia.