JewishGen Danzig/Gdańsk Research Division Articles About Danzig Jewry
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Genealogical Sources from Danzig:
Locations of Jewish Vital and Census Records from Danzig
Finding Aid to Online Danzig Civil Records, 1874-1914, by Rodney Eisfelder
Finding Aid to Online Danzig Records, 1846-1927
Finding Aid to Online Langfuhr Civil Records, 1911-1914, by Rodney Eisfelder
Danzig Surname Adoption List, 1814
Protected Jews of the Danzig Suburbs of Hoppenbruch, Stolzenberg, and Langfuhr, 1773
Judenporzellan Purchased by Danzig Jews, introduction by Dr. Tobias Schenk
Members of Eternal Light Society of Mattenbuden, 5593 (1832 or 1833)
Inscriptions on Objects from Danzig
Name Index for Die Juden der Freien Stadt Danzig unter der Herrschaft des Nationalsozialismus, by Erwin Lichtenstein

Remembrance About Danzig, by Kurt R. Anker
Interview of Rabbi Wolli Kaelter
Interview with My Father, Gershon Yelin (Jelen)

Visiting, and Revisiting the Gdańsk/Danzig Jewish Cemetery, by Jan M. Engel

Erich Ruschkewitz, by Prof. Marion Brandt
   Selected Poems by Erich Ruschkewitz
Chen/Ashkenazi Rabbinical Family of Danzig, by Ralph Chayen

Danzigers Abroad:
Free City of Danzig Citizens Committee in the United States of America, 1941-1942
Jews from Danzig at the Leipzig Fairs, 1675-1764, by Dr. Max Freudenthal
Surnames Derived from the City of Danzig, by Alexander Beider
Notarial Records from Amsterdam's Portuguese Jewish Community that Mention Danzig

In Memoriam:
In Memory of John Getzoff

You can contribute original writing to the Research Division to be displayed here. We especially welcome articles on the following topics:
  • Danzig Jewish history
  • family histories focusing on Danzig
  • memoirs or interviews of Danzig Jews
  • rabbis and religion in Danzig
  • Danzig Jewish Community soon before and during the Holocaust
  • Danzig diaspora
  • prominent Jewish Danzigers
  • travel to Gdańsk
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