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Next Online Meeting: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 @ 7:30pm

Phil Goldfarb is founder and current president of JGS Tulsa, the Lead Moderator for the JewishGen discussion group and a member of the Leadership team of JewishGen. He has lectured extensively on genealogy, published numerous articles as well as two books and recently (July 2020) received an Emmy as the producer of L'dor V'dor Generation to Generation: A history of Tulsa's Jewish Community which has been shown on PBS stations throughout the US.

The Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia (JGSBC), a non-profit organization, brings together people who are interested in pursuing their Jewish ancestry or family history. Together with the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC we try to restore the history and family links that time has erased.

While there are many resources available on the internet, their use does require some skill and training. Many traps await the unwary: name changes, spelling errors, the same name for two different people, the many vagaries of census takers, clerks and other takers of record. The difficult task of digitizing the records has led to other errors creeping in. We will help you to avoid those pitfalls and develop an accurate and descriptive family tree. If you are interested in joining us, you can pay for a yearly membership here. Any questions? – send us an email.

This site also has links to resources (including Jewish newspaper archives) that we have found useful in our research.

JGSBC is a member of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies