Recognizing Michael Tobias for His Work

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 […]

New Book Announcement! November 8, 2018

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 and the Israel Genealogy Research Association Announce an Innovative Strategic Partnership to Make Searching Israeli Records Easier and More Productive

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.

JewishGen.org Launches the Miriam Weiner: Routes to Roots Collection

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

JewishGen Passover Companion March 29, 2018

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.

Migration to the Cloud

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.

JewishGen Inaugural Ignition Grant Awarded to Gesher Galicia

Dear JewishGen Community, I am pleased to announce that JewishGen has awarded an Ignition Grant to the Gesher Galicia, Inc. (GesherGalicia.org) Holocaust Records project. This $5,000 grant from JewishGen will enable Gesher Galicia to obtain unique records from Polish State Archives in Nowy Sacz and Rzeszow, and make these records accessible to the broader Jewish genealogical community via JewishGen’s Holocaust Database.