New JewishGen Discussion Group

Dear JewishGen Community, I am pleased to announce that beta testing of our new JewishGen.org Discussion Group platform has ended, and we have migrated to our new platform. This change comes as a result of our strategic plan to modernize our systems and to make JewishGen more robust, sustainable, and easier to use. Our old […]

Discussion Group Replacement – LIVE!

Announcement from JewishGen’s Executive Director, Avraham Groll: I am pleased to announce that beta testing of our new JewishGen.org Discussion Group platform has ended, and we have migrated to our new platform. This change comes as a result of our strategic plan to modernize our systems and to make JewishGen more robust, sustainable, and easier to […]

Continue Receiving Email From JewishGen

Thank you to all of you who have already returned the email “opt-in” confirmation form. If you haven’t yet done so, and you wish to continue receiving emails from JewishGen, please access the form by clicking here. Below are answers to some of the questions we received about the opt-in process. Why is JewishGen asking […]

Phyllis Kramer, Z’L, Memorial Fund

Thank you to all of you who have so generously contributed to the fund in memory of Phyllis Kramer, Z’L, long-time volunteer and Director of Education for JewishGen.org, who passed away earlier this month. The memorial fund will be used to advance JewishGen’s educational efforts, and the very critical work that will continue to define […]

Success Stories

What do old Jewish New Year’s postcards from Pinsk, school records from Dubno dated 1846, and a young girl from Rimalov standing alone on a Philadelphia dock in 1904 have in common? They are the inspirations for three moving success stories recently published on the JewishGen website. Thank you to the authors who shared their […]