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

Our next meeting is on Wednesday, December 14.


JGSPBC Symposium, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017
Click for flyer: Symposium flyer

Annual Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
Featuring Chuck Todd, moderator, Meet the Press
By reservation only.
Click for flyer: Luncheon flyer

Click here for the dates of all 2016-2017 events

Second Annual ANNE FAIVUS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND Offered by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County

To advance our purpose to assist research of Jewish family ancestry and to assure that our past will not be forgotten, the Board of Directors of JGSPBCI has voted to award an annual scholarship to one current Palm Beach County resident high school senior. An $1,800.00 college scholarship, will be presented on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to the winning high school senior student. The award ceremony will take place during our JGSPBCI 26th Annual Luncheon. Applicants are required to submit a 500 word essay on the importance of researching family heritage and ancestry. A four-generation family tree is to accompany the essay. Additional information, including a flyer, a cover letter, and the application are available here.  Deadline for applications is December 31, 2016. 


The fall issue was posted on October 1st. Next issue, January 1st. The deadline to submit photos, stories, articles and to share your summer successes and reunions is December 1st.

The fall edition of "Scattered Seeds" is available here.

Submissions for the next issue should be sent via email to will contribute to JGSPBCI based on your purchases

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