IAJGS Membership Application


Membership Application 2023

Application for membership in the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS)

Are you applying as:

SECTION 1: APPLICANT INFORMATION

 
Incorporated?
If the applicant is part of a larger organization such as: historical society, museum, JCC, synagogue, genealogical society, etc. Please give its name.
Please provide the following for the larger organization

Regular Members

Fees for Regular Member organizations are set at $0.50 per year per member in the organization with a minimum of $18.00.

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SIG Members

Fees for Special Interest Group Members are set at $0.50 per year for the average number of attendees at meetings of the Member with a minimum of $18.00.

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Virtual Members

Fees for virtual members are set at $36.00 per year.

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Associate Members

Fees for associate members are set at $50 per year for non-profit entities and $100 per year for commercial enterprises.

SECTION II: APPLICANT’S LEADERSHIP

Please supply us with your current list of selected Board members. If you have elections subsequent to this application and there are changes, please notify the IAJGS Secretary at secretary@iajgs.org.

May we print phone number in IAJGS directory?

If the organization has co-presidents, enter the information for the other person below.
May we print phone number in IAJGS directory?

SECTION III: COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANT’S MEMBERS / CONSTITUENTS

Please tell us if your organization uses any of the following (if yes, please enter the web URL):

SECTION IV: VERIFYING NON-PROFIT STATUS

The IAJGS Bylaws require that voting Regular Members are non-profit organizations.

Do the applicant’s governing or other documents (e.g. articles of incorporation or Bylaws) specify non-profit status?
Does the applicant have non-profit status recognized under the laws of your state, province, or country?
If no, are you planning on filing?
For USA applicants only: Is the applicant planning to apply for 501(c)(3) status under the IAJGS 501(c)(3) umbrella?

SECTION V: DUES PAYMENT OPTIONS

Please enter the membership fee that was calculated above and any contributions toward the Rabbi Stern Grant or the Travel Fund. Then select your payment method and enter any required information.

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Checks (USD) may be mailed to:

Joe Tarshish
IAJGS Treasurer
431 Levering Mill Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 USA

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SECTION VI: REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS

  1. List of members to document minimum membership (see IAJGS Bylaws, Article IV, Section 1).
  2. Copy of applicant’s governing document, i.e., Bylaws. Please provide copy in English or original with English translation if original is not in English.
  3. Applicant mission statement or statement of purpose.
  4. Description of specific activities conducted,
    publications issued, or forums hosted during the past 12 months that document minimum activities (see IAJGS Bylaws, Article IV, Section 1).

Maximum file size: 516MB

SECTION VII: APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE

The applicant hereby applies for membership in IAJGS and agrees to adhere to the objectives of the IAJGS (per Article III of its Bylaws). The applicant organization hereby represents that it meets the minimum requirements for Associate Membership (per Article IV of its Bylaws). The applicant organization understands that the IAJGS Membership Committee will be consider this application and that additional documentation may be requested. If membership is denied, any submitted payment will be returned.

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