Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County
Trace your Jewish roots and discover your family's unique history
The Carpathia

Join us for Jewish Genealogy 101

New to genealogy, or just want to brush up on your skills?
Join our next meeting on November 18 to hear professional genealogist, Mark Fearer discuss fundamental genealogocal principals.  Something for everyone!

JGSBC has a new venue!

We are pleased to announce that our 2015-16 Programs will be held at the Diecke Auditorium in Plantation, conveniently located at 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation, FL  33317.  Cypress Road is just north of Broward Boulevard, and just east of Fig Tree Lane.  The newly-renovated facility has free parking and several different meeting rooms.  Join us for our next meeting!

Share Your Story

 Whether in person at our monthly meetings or in writing as a submission to Family Gatherings, our monthly newsletter, we'd love to hear your story.

If you'd like to submit an article or story of interest to Jewish genealogists for possible inclusion in Family Gatherings, please contact


Hitting a Brick Wall?

OR, do you want to share a breakthrough?  We're here to help.  Member volunteers with a broad range of understanding and experience are available for consultation the first 30 minutes of every JGSBC monthly meeting.  If you've had research success, please share your methodology with our group.  Your experience may help someone else!

Speaker's Bureau

Are you interested in having a speaker from the Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County speak to your organization? Whether you're a synagogue, social group, club or school, Jewish genealogy is a popular topic for all age groups.

Contact the JGSBC Speakers Bureau at to discuss designing or scheduling a talk.


Upcoming Events
December 23rd
US Holocaust Museum Speaker: Robert Tanen
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Diecke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation   Robert will speak to us about the extensive family & genealogically relevant materials at the Holocaust Survivors and Victim's Resource Center of the US Holocaust Museum.  Did you know there are millions of digitized & researchable images of documentation?  Learn how these records might be of value in your family history research.