moderated Seeking applications for Director of IAJGS #jgs-iajgs

Deb Kroopkin

The IAJGS Nominating Committee is now accepting applications for IAJGS Director positions. We invite all candidates who are interested in serving as a Director to submit their applications by April 14th, 2020. The application can be found at We are seeking candidates who are motivated to work to accomplish IAJGS’s objectives (see below). Additional information is available at  Please circulate this information and feel free to contact us at nominations@....


IAJGS Nominating Committee: Debbie Kroopkin, Chair, Ellen Shindelman Kowitt, Member, and Douglas M. Cohen, Member

IAJGS Objectives:

1. To collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to Jewish genealogy 
2. To assist and promote the research of Jewish family history 
3. To provide opportunities for the sharing of Jewish genealogical information 

4. To aim toward the publication of worthy material in the field of Jewish genealogy 
5. To promote membership in member Jewish genealogical societies 
6. To act as spokesperson for Jewish genealogical societies in areas of mutual interest 

7. To provide member societies with services to help them become more effective organizations 
8. To elevate Jewish Genealogy among Jewish people and in the academic community 
9. To promote public access to genealogically relevant records 
10. To foster creation of Jewish genealogical organizations in new geographical areas

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