In Memory of Ron Arons

As you are likely aware, our friend and colleague, Ron Arons, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, January 7th. Ron was a special person within IAJGS, where he served as Secretary of the Board and assumed a broad range of responsibilities. He was also well known...

Ronald Arons Memorial Fund

The IAJGS has established the Ronald Arons Memorial Fund to support projects that would be meaningful to Ron.  A generous donor has volunteered to match every donation to the Fund up to a total of $5000.  Visit “Support Us” on this website and go to the “Donate” page...

Ron Arons z”l

As visitors to this website are likely aware, our friend and colleague, Ron Arons, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, January 7th.   Ron was a special person within IAJGS, where he served as Secretary of the Board and assumed a broad range of responsibilities....

The Genealogy Research Bug Bit Me!

Growing up I had heard the story that my Zaidie lost brothers and sisters in the Holocaust with minimal detail. It was only many years later and long after both my Zaidie and Bubby had passed that my interest was sparked to find out what happened to that part of my...

IAJGS Salutes the IGRA Database Volunteer Corps

The All Israel Database of the Israel Genealogy Research Association recently passed the 2.5 million record mark. The database includes not only records from Israel starting in the middle of the 19th century but also records from Jewish communities around the...

IAJGS 2023 Call for Proposals

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Proposals for the 2023 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is now open! In 2023, the in-person conference will take place in London, England, from 30 July until 3 August 2023. The deadline for submissions is...