(effective June 2021)

JGS offers many benefits to our members. As the membership level goes higher, more benefits are provided.


<= age 25
Supporter $100Patron
Benefactor $500Donor Circle $1,000
Admission to JGSNY monthly programs1 1 2* 2 2 2 2 2
Online subscription to Dorot, our award-winning quarterly journal (including online access to recent past issues)2
Field trips to sites of Jewish genealogical or historical significance
Streaming podcasts of recent (last 2 years) JGSNY meeting presentations
Complimentary access to JewishData.com3
Discounts to JGSNY workshops and seminars
Discounts at JGSNY partners such as The Jewish Museum
Complimentary placement of tribute notices in Dorot     1 2 3 4 6
Print subscription to Dorot (mailed to your home)        
Recognition in Dorot        
40-minute 1-on-1 genealogy consultation         1 1 2
Tuition waiver at JGSNY workshops and seminars         1 1 all
*in same household              
1. Monthly programs feature lectures by prominent genealogists, historians, & authors; periodic field trips to libraries, archives, & other sites of Jewish historical interest.
2. Dorot contains news of monthly meetings, new books, & online resources, as well as feature articles on genealogical research methods.
3. Jewishdata.com is a subscription database of over 500,000 records, including images of Jewish tombstones, school yearbook pages, & naturalization documents.


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Benefits of Membership

  • A subscription to our quarterly journal, DOROT
  • Download and read the last 2 years of quarterly issues of Dorot, the award-winning newsletter of the JGS. [NEW]
  • Listen to podcasts of the last 2 year's monthly meetings, where available. [NEW]
  • Free access to Jewishdata.com
  • Discounts on JGS publications
  • Free admission to monthly meetings
  • Discounts on admission to other JGS events
  • Discounts on admission fees and purchases at "JGS Friends"