IAJGS Achievement Awards #general

Renee Steinig <rsteinig@...>

The Achievement Awards Committee of the IAJGS (International
Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies) has put out a
call to its member organizations for nominations for these
four prestigious annual awards recognizing excellence in
Jewish genealogy:

1. IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award

2. Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the
Internet, Print or Electronic Product

3. Outstanding Programming or Project that Advanced the
Objectives of Jewish Genealogy

4. Outstanding Publication by a Member Organization of

For details on each award, information on the nomination
process, and a listing of all previous winners, go to
www.iajgs.org/awards_files/awards.html and click the
Achievement Awards "Call for Nominations"

We encourage JewishGenners to be part of the process by
contacting the organizations they belong to, to suggest
worthy recipients. For a list of the 80 JGSs and SIGs in 15
countries that make up the IAJGS, see
www.iajgs.org/Member-Index.htm . Please note that nominations
can be made only by these member organizations, not by

Nominations must be postmarked or emailed by April 1, 2006.
The awards will be announced and presented on Thursday,
August 17 at the 26th IAJGS International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy in New York City.


Renee Stern Steinig

... for the IAJGS Achievement Awards Committee

Carol Davidson Baird (Past President, San Diego JGS)
Hal Bookbinder (Immediate Past President, IAJGS)
Joel Spector (Secretary, IAJGS)
Renee Stern Steinig, Chair (Vice President, JGS of Long Island)
Ignacio Sternberg (President, Asociacion de Genealogia Judia de Venezuela)

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