Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County
Trace your Jewish roots and discover your family's unique history
The Carpathia

Join us at noon on April 28

Operation Finale

Join our group on Thursday, May 9 - you must RSVP & make payment IN ADVANCE - details below:

Share Your Story

 Whether in person at our monthly meetings or in writing as a submission to Family Gatherings, our monthly newsletter, we'd love to hear your story.

If you'd like to submit an article or story of interest to Jewish genealogists for possible inclusion in Family Gatherings, please contact


JGSBC continues meetings at Diecke!

We are pleased to announce that our 2018-19 Programs will continue to be held at the Diecke Auditorium in Plantation, conveniently located at 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation, FL  33317.  Cypress Road is just north of Broward Boulevard, and just east of Fig Tree Lane.  The newly-renovated facility has free parking and several different meeting rooms.  Join us for our next meeting!

Hitting a Brick Wall?

OR, do you want to share a breakthrough?  We're here to help.  Member volunteers with a broad range of understanding and experience are available for consultation the first 30 minutes of every JGSBC monthly meeting.  If you've had research success, please share your methodology with our group.  Your experience may help someone else!

Speaker's Bureau

Are you interested in having a speaker from the Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County speak to your organization? Whether you're a synagogue, social group, club or school, Jewish genealogy is a popular topic for all age groups.

Contact the JGSBC Speakers Bureau at to discuss designing or scheduling a talk.


Upcoming Events
April 28th
A Bagel & A Schmear and a Story to Hear!
SUNDAY, April 28 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pacifica / Forest Trace Clubhouse  
May 9th
Special Program at Holocaust Documentation & Education Center
THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Special program at Holocaust Documentation & Education Center Screening of "Operation Finale"  PLEASE NOTE: You MUST make your own reservation & payment IN ADVANCE - CALL 954-929-5690 X 304
May 22nd
07:00 PM - 08:45 PM Diecke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation, FL  Speaker:  Alison Schlyen, Broward County Genealogy Librarian