Find YOUR jewish roots

ABOUT US

The MNJGS is a vehicle to connect those with an interest in Jewish genealogy.  You will find resources on this site, but most importantly we hope you will find a community. What you will find as you explore your family history is that you are part of a larger community where you will both give and receive. 

Resources

Genealogy can be a lifelong pursuit, but we all were new to it at one time! We've got excellent resources that will introduce you to family history.

LATEST NEWS

Read stories from other members, get updates on the latest ancestry data and news. Our blog is a great way to stay connected and help build our community of fellow Jewish history seekers. 

BECome a member

As a member, you'll join a group of passionate genealogy seekers. You'll have the opportunity to share your work, learn from others, and gain access to helpful members as you expand your personal search.

$25 individual, $36 family, $10 student with valid ID

 EVENTS
Family Secrets: A Panel Discussion of The Flat
Sun, Dec 13
Family Secrets: A Discussion of the Flat
Dec 13, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CST
Family Secrets: A Discussion of the Flat
Ever clean out a family member's home and discover a mystery amongst the clutter? Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger discovered a puzzling story that he captures in the film The Flat. Join our panel discussion on the film that explores the topic of long-buried family secrets.
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We help each other. It is a fundamental tenet of genealogy and the premise behind MNJGS.

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Mailing address

MNJGS, c/o Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest (JHSUM)

4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416

become a member

$25 individual, $36 family,

$20 associate members (outside of MN)

$10 student with valid ID

or attend and contribute $5 as a non-member

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