Le siège du CGJ est au 16 rue de l'Echiquier, Paris 10e, juste à côté du métro Bonne-Nouvelle.

Vous pouvez nous joindre à cette adresse, aux jours et heures habituels soit le lundi de 14 à 18 h. soit le jeudi de 14h30 à 18h. Mais il vaut mieux téléphoner auparavant (01 40 23 04 90).


The CERCLE DE GENEALOGIE JUIVE is the first Jewish genealogical society in France. Created in 1984, it has about 600 members, all enthusiastic genealogists, either skilled or beginners.
Come and join them in Paris during a lecture, a meeting of their special Interest Groups, during a lecture or a meeting of a regionalbranch, consult their library, read their journal or write to their office.
The CGJ belongs to theInternational Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and to the Fédération Française de Généalogie (FFG).

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