The International Jewish Genealogy (IJG) month is celebrated on the Hebrew month of Cheshvan - Oct 29 to Nov 26, 2011.
The press release says that the “International Jewish Genealogy Month honors our Jewish ancestors through the pursuit of Jewish family history research".
To read more about the IJG go to http://www.iajgs.org/jgmonth.html
To mark the International Jewish Genealogy Month, the Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada at http://www.jgstoronto.ca/content/view/448/30 is also celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the organization.
They have published a book called Tracing Our Roots - Telling Our Story. As the website says “It is an anthology of over over 45 compelling and entertaining contributions, written by members of our society”.
Also, on Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Stanley Diamond from Montreal will be in the Toronto area to give a workshop on what is new at the Jewish Records Indexing – Poland.
The website is http://www.jgsh.org/Events.php
Four other societies in Canada are -
Jewish Genealogical Society – Hamilton & Area http://www.jgsh.org/About.php
Genealogical Institute of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada Inc http://www.jhcwc.org
Jewish Genealogical Institute of British Columbia http://jgibc.shutterfly.com
Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal http://www.jgs-montreal.org