About Us

LitvakSIG is the primary internet resource for Lithuanian-Jewish (Litvak) genealogy research worldwide. SIG stands for Special Interest Group.

LitvakSIG is a financially independent Iowa (USA) non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. We are managed by nine elected Directors who volunteer their time along with numerous other volunteers who coordinate fundraising, research groups and projects. Financial information (IRS form 990) is filed annually. The LitvakSIG Bylaws can be found here.

LitvakSIG Mission:

LitvakSIG is dedicated to discovering and preserving Litvak heritage. Our mission is to discover, collect, document, disseminate and preserve information about the once vibrant Jewish community of Lithuania.