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Dear JewishGen Community, I’m pleased to announce another staffing shift as we continue to develop JewishGen’s internal structure to make the best use of our resources.
Dear JewishGen Community, JewishGen.org is proud to announce its JewishGen Future Scholars Fellowship Program. This immersive program, created in partnership with The Matzevah Foundation, Inc., will provide an experiential opportunity for younger audiences to appreciate the application and impact JewishGen, and Jewish genealogy can have in everyday life.
Dear JewishGen Community, JewishGen is pleased to announce that we recently posted to our InfoFiles an essay by Joel Weintraub, “Finding Immigrant Names On Degraded Ellis Island Manifests.”
Dear JewishGen Community, JewishGen.org is pleased to announce two new additions to the Bessarabia Collection. The first database is Moldovan Victims of Soviet Oppression 1941-1951. The information in this database comes from Cartea Memoriei (Book of Memory) which details the Soviet oppression of its citizens of Moldova from 1937-1991.
Dear JewishGen Community, For generations, Jewish tradition has associated the ritual of memory with the lighting of candles. A candle represents the past, for a flame is only as strong as its fuel source. Yet the light emanating from the candle also represents a focus on the future. We look to the candle and remember those who came before us, but do so within the context of learning from their experiences, and permitting the values our ancestors held most dear to illuminate and influence our lives today.
We are pleased to present the JewishGen Passover Companion 2019, which contains inspirational vignettes about how Passover was observed in various communities, along with first-hand accounts about the great effort and personal risk (Mesirat Nefesh) Jews took to observe Passover during the Holocaust. As you gather around the Seder table, and tell the story of […]
Dear JewishGen Community, We are proud to announce the addition of 116,000 new records and 29,800 new photos to JOWBR (our online burial registry)! This means that JOWBR has now surpassed 3.45 million records!
Dear JewishGen Community, As I begin my third year as Director of JewishGen.org, I want publicly to express my gratitude to each of the many volunteers who do so much for this organization. Your work has a tremendous impact on countless people throughout the world, and it’s a privilege to work with such dedicated people.