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.
December 19, 2018 – 11 Teves, 5779 Dear JewishGen Volunteers, Colleagues, and Community Members, Thanks in large part to the steadfast work of our dedicated and expert community, JewishGen.org has seen another year of remarkable growth, community development, and new resources. As the year comes to a close, I am writing in the hope that you’ll join […]
Dear JewishGen Community, JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the publication of the newly translated Memorial Book of Radzivilov (Radyvyliv), Ukraine permitting English speaking audiences to learn about the history of this town for the first time. Translated from the original Radzivilov: Sefer Zikaron, this new publication contains 546 pages of historical anecdotes, biographical sketches, photographs, illustrations, and first -hand […]
JewishGen.org , the largest digital repository for Jewish family history information in the world, and the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA), Israel’s largest Jewish Genealogical Society, today announced an innovative strategic partnership that provides researchers with an easy access point to search more than one million records related to Israel.
August 15, 2018 -- JewishGen.org, the largest digital repository for Jewish family history information in the world, and a proud member of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust family, in cooperation with Miriam Weiner and the Routes to Roots Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the Miriam Weiner: Routes To Roots Collection
Dear JewishGen Community, JewishGen.org and The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot announced a strategic partnership today, bringing together two of the Jewish world’s most iconic names for innovation in advancing online genealogy and identity exploration.
Dear JewishGen Community, We are pleased to present our annual JewishGen Passover Companion , which contains a collection of historical and inspirational vignettes about Passover. This year's theme focuses on understanding our personal and communal heritage, the legacy we all share, and what role each of us will play in ensuring its transmission to future generations.
Dear JewishGen Family, As part of our ongoing systems-wide modernization effort (first announced last summer), the imperative of adopting a modern cloud solution for our data has become clear. After significant research, we have selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide our data infrastructure moving forward.