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Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping members collect, preserve, and perpetuate the records and history of their ancestors. JGSI is a resource for the worldwide Jewish community to research their Chicago-area roots. Monthly meetings feature informative speakers as well as access to an 800-volume genealogy research library and volunteer genealogy help desk. Members also have access to useful and informative online family history research resources, including a members forum, video recordings of past speakers' presentations, the JGSI Jewish Chicago Database, monthly JGSI E-News, quarterly Morasha JGSI newsletter, and much more.