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The 10th Edition of Genealogy Resources – Searching Your Ancestry in Archives and Repositories - is now available for sale. Compiled, updated and edited by JGSPBCI President Emerita Sylvia Furshman Nusinov, the 324 page Resource book continues to be an essential tool for anyone researching their ancestry.

Please click here for current descriptive information.

Welcome to the premiere source for Jewish genealogical research and education, located in Palm Beach County, Florida.

There is no general meeting in November because of our spectacular event "Worlds of Our Ancestors."

Worlds of Our Ancestors Event

Sunday, November 15, 2015
10 am - 3 pm
South County Civic Center
16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL
$ 5.00 JGS Members
$ 10.00 Non-members & walk–ins
Optional $ 10.00 Box Lunch: Must Be Pre-Ordered

Power Point Presentations
Meet and Greet Special Interest Group Leaders
Research Library/Map Room
Book Fair • Translation Stations

Computer Stations:
Find your Ancestral Town
JewishGen • JRI-Poland
Media Room - Discover how your ancestors lived

Handouts for research areas include:
Eastern Europe • Western Europe
North America • Canada
Africa • Australia • New Zealand
Latin America • Asia • Mid-East
Select American & Canadian Cities

Click here for handouts

Some of our members may need more training on how to use their computer. We have prepared a note (click here) on various computer education opportunities in Palm Beach County.

First Annual Chai Scholarship Offered by JGSPBCI

Information and documents relating to the scholarship are available here.


The fourth quarter 2015 Scattered Seeds is now available on the Scattered Seeds link on the left side of this page.

Please consider submitting a story for the next issue. If you wish to submit anything of genealogical interest for the next issue, it must be received BEFORE December 1, 2015.

Submissions should be sent via email to

Our mailing address is:
Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
P.O. Box 7796
Delray Beach, FL 33482-7796
(561) 450-9577