A list of guidebooks published by IAJGS member organizations, including beginner's guides, handbooks, workbooks, manuals, etc.
IAJGS runs several mailing lists open to specific members and the general public.
- Leadership Forum - A vehicle for discussion amongst the leaders of IAJGS member organizations.
- IAJGSTech - A group for those interested in the application of technologies and technology education for the purpose of assisting IAJGS and its member organizations.
- PRAMC - Public Records Access Alerts list, to learn about US and International issues about records access.
North American Jewish Community Books
This bibliography was compiled and edited by Hal Bookbinder & Joan Rimmon. It was included in Yearbook 2000, the syllabus of the 20th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, July 2000, Salt Lake City. If you are aware of additional books to be added to this bibliography, please email the information to Hal Bookbinder.
Yearbook of Jewish Genealogical Societies
The Yearbook of Jewish Genealogical Societies contained updated information about over one hundred organizations involved in Jewish genealogy, providing a synopsis of activities during the past year and the latest organizational contact information.
A variety of PowerPoint presentations, usually from IAJGS Conferences, are available to review or reuse for societies. It is a courtesy to contact the original creator when using their presentation, as well as to leave the presentation intact -- do not copy the content and pass it off as your own work.
- JGS Dynamics of Innovative Programming, 17 August 2011
- JGS Affordable, Creative Programming, 15 July 2010, presented by Jan Meisels Allen, Download: PDF, PPT
- Membership/Membership Retention, 2009
- Jewish Genealogy, Finding Your Jewish Roots, 8 October 2009, presented by William Israel to Tampa JFS and JCC, Download: PDF, PPT
- Roots on the Road, Introduction to Jewish Genealogy, 2009, created by Myra Rothenberg, Phyllis Grossman, Brad Fanta, from JGSWS, Download: PDF, PPT
- Guidelines for Effective Brainstorming
- Promote and Market Your Society
- Membership Brochure Template, Download PDF, Word DOC
- Start a JGS to Find the Past