The IAJGS Achievement Awards were announced at the
Gala of the 31th IAJGS International Conference
on Jewish Genealogy in Washington DC, on Thursday, August 18 by Mark Halpern, Chairman of the 2011 Awards Committee. The
Committee also included Jan Meisels Allen, Michael Brenner, Paul Cheifitz and Laurence Harris.
Achievement Award was presented to Michael Tobias
This award is given in deep appreciation for
your many contributions to the world of Jewish genealogy. As JewishGen Vice President, Programming and co-founder of Jewish Records Indexing - Poland for his role in development and improvement of online database systems.