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

December 26 Program

Join us January 27 for our 30th Anniversary Dinner

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
December 26th
Family Heirloom Show & Tell
07:00 P.M. - 08:45 P.M. Diecke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation, FL Family Heirloom Show & Tell   Please bring a family item and tell us all about it.  It can be your heirloom Shabbat candlesticks, an article of clothing, or even a photograph.  Something meaningful to you that has a connection to your family's unique history. 
January 23rd
Member Photo Scanning & Preservation Workshop
07:00 P.M. - 08:45 P.M. Diecke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation, FL  Photo & Family Heirloom Show & Tell
January 27th
30th Anniversary Dinner
5:00 pm Blue Moon Diner, 10076 Griffin Road, Cooper City, FL  33328 Speaker:  Karen Schnur Neile Jumping off the Roof:  The Power and Promise of Jewish Family Storytelling