The IAJGS (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies)
recognizes individuals and organizations with four prestigious annual awards
for excellence in Jewish genealogy. It is now time to submit your
nominations for the 2012 awards to be announced at the IAJGS Conference in
Paris. Please consider what projects, people and processes have been
instrumental to your Jewish genealogy experience and make a nomination.
The four categories of awards are:
. IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award
. Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet, Print or
Electronic Product . Outstanding Programming or Project that Advanced the
Objectives of Jewish Genealogy, and . Outstanding Publication by a Member
Organization of IAJGS.
Nominations are accepted only >from current IAJGS member organizations.
Therefore, you are encouraged to contact your local member society with
suggestions for nominees. Explanations of the awards and the criteria are
located at http://www.iajgs.org/awards/awards.html. You will also find a
listing of past recipients of the awards at the same above web address.
The nominations will be submitted online through a One-Step form located at:
For nominations that require paper materials to be submitted please view the
instructions found on the One-Step form. If you require assistance in
using the One-Step form, please contact the Chair of the Awards committee,
Barbara Hershey, at Barbara.email@example.com.
The deadline for submission of award nominations is April 17, 2011.
Questions? Contact Barbara.firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to receiving your nominations and reading about the
wonderful work taking place in the genealogy community.
On behalf of the 2012 Awards Committee, Barbara Hershey, Chair; Evelyn
Steinberg - Toronto, ON, Canada
Carol Hoffman - Tel Aviv, Israel; Joel Spector - Cherry Hill, NJ, USA; Jay
Sage - Boston, MA, USA