Finding Jewish Roots in Buffalo


If you are searching for Jewish roots in Buffalo, you should review both Buffalo-specific sources, listed on this page, and more general sources (like and listed on our Genealogical Resources page.


Buffalo Sources:

Cemetery Project: The Cemetery Project is collecting information on the Jewish gravestones in Buffalo.

Jewish Buffalo Archives Project at the University at Buffalo: A collection of Jewish historical documents.

Buffalo Synagogues




Bar Mitzvah Brotherhood instruction. Temple Beth El 1950s. Courtesy, University Archives, State University of New York at Buffalo