Membership - Benefits and Fees

 

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP include:-

 

  • Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings Anglo-Jewish, Dutch & Sephardi, German, Eastern European (including Poland, Lithuania, Romania and other Countries), DNA.
  • Regional Group (RG) Meetings Chilterns Group , South West London, Leeds, Manchester, South East Essex (Southend and Westcliff), North Hertfordshire (Welwyn Garden City) and Sussex (Brighton & Hove)
  • Shemot Our award winning journal published 3 times a year. Shemot contains a variety of articles of interest to genealogists, book reviews, abstracts of overseas genealogical articles, practical research tips and useful addresses 
  • Newsletter (published quarterly) giving news about the Society, forthcoming events, international genealogical affairs, computer activities, library notes, and members' letters and queries
  • Members Zoom meetings (where we have specialist speakers, demonstrations or members talking about their projects/research)
  • Participation in our Online Discussion Group called jgsgb-discuss
  • Family History workshops / Zoom Meetings
  • Two annual all day conferences (One in London and the other in Manchester) when circumstances allow or by Zoom otherwise
  • Mentoring system 
  • Genealogical Enquiries Services
  • Education Webinars 

Also members have access to our Library (temporarily closed during the Covid crises) including.....

  • Over 1200 reference books:
  • Computers and a selection of genealogical CD-ROMs and other genealogical databases – IT helpers on hand to assist
  • Maps and leaflets
  • Microfilms and microfiches (including copies of many of the major Anglo-Jewish genealogy collections)
  • Research papers: Journals from other Genealogical Societies around the world
  • One of the largest collections of Yizkor (Memorial) books in the UK
  • Family trees - indexed by principal surnames

In addition they are able to access the Members' Only section of our website......

  • Databases & Browsable Lists  (a variety of Members searchable lists)
  • Historical copies of Shamot & our Newsletter
  • Videos of our SIG and and other Zoom group meetings
  • Videos of past years conferences and speakers
  • Recording and PDF handouts from Educational webinars
  • Details of the various Special Interest Groups (SIG) Details of the Regional Groups (RG) (more information HERE) 
  • and much more.......

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MEMBERSHIP FEES (per annum) :-

  • Individual and overseas members - £35.00 (a concessionary rate is available for students and those living on statutory benefits)
  • Joint Members - £40 (for two people at the same address) (Note: only one copy of each mailing will be sent (eg Shemot) but each joint member will be able to attend, and vote, at members meetings)
  • Junior Members (under 18 years of age) - £35
  • Corporate membership - Organisations can join (with a nominated representative) - £50

 

 

 

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