The Cercle de Généalogie Juive is the first Jewish Genealogical Society in France. Founded in 1984, the CGJ has almost 600 members. The CGJ belongs to the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and to the Fédération Française de Généalogie (FFG).
non-profit organization, the Cercle is composed of amateur
genealogists, experienced and beginners and its purposes are multiple.
the Cercle offers various possibilities.
To help you to build, enrich, and publish your personal Jewish genealogy, whatever your previous knowledge, your geographical origin, your mother tongue, your philosophical or religious convictions.
To exchange information with other members
To participate in global interest projects. The most experienced members take part in research teams of global interest listing the gravestones in cemeteries, collecting and digitalizing civil records, notarial data, military files, etc… Join them!
To establish a network of specialists in several branches of genealogical interest : onomastics, paleography, history of Jewish communities…They will inform about their discoveries in our Revue and on our Website. They will enrich our section
By clickink on one of the buttons at left, you will explore the site and discover our activities :
The summaries of our Quarterly Journal.
The list and analysis of our Publications .
And have you seen our brand new section, for our members only ? :
And many other aspects of our activities.
Board of directors:
Allouche-Benayoun Joëlle: Vice Présidente
Benitah Charles: Trésorier
Benzazon Jacob: Trésorier Adjoint
Bloch Bruno: Président
Graner Georges: Secrétaire Général
Lifshitz-Krams Anne: Secrétaire Générale Adjointe
Roos Schuhl Eliane
Article 2 - Purpose
The Association aims to support and exchange of knowledge between persons engaged for them to genealogical research in Judaism, and any other activity that may help the development of this research, and participation in the backup of family Heritage in general, as the public and private archives, cemeteries, etc..
The Association is independent of any political, religious and / or community.
The complete statutes