We are pleased to announce a major update to the JewishGen Belarus Collection, with the addition of 45,895 new records (see the bottom of this message for a detailed list). This new update was made possible by the hard work and dedication of many volunteers who translated, transcribed and validated the records. Specifically, we would […]
We are pleased to announce a major update to the Bessarabia Revision List project, with the addition of 10,088 new records from 2,791 families. In total, there are now more than 203,000 records from Reviska Skazka — 19th century Czarist tax censuses – for more than 100 towns and shtetl and colonies, including: Akkerman (Cetatea […]
Gesher Galicia and JewishGen are separate organizations, in a strategic partnership to achieve shared goals. We are pleased to include their announcements in our Discussion Groups and Weekly Updates. Andrew Zalewski, Jewish Medical Students Project Coordinator for the Gesher Galicia SIG, recently announced the addition of new records to their open-access database: https://search.geshergalicia.org/ (JewishGen Members […]
It may seem like one’s family history can only be found by locating and analyzing a wide variety of original documents. However, a researcher may not be the first person to be interested in a particular family’s history, so it is always worthwhile to review what research has been done before. Anyone researching a German-Jewish […]
More than 28,000, 19th-century civil records for the Jewish inhabitants of Bavarian-Swabia.
The following update is from Vivian Kahn, Director of Hungarian Research: We are pleased to announce that JewishGen has identified 19 books of civil records from Dej in Cluj county Romania, (formerly Des, Szolnok Doboka, Hungary). The birth, marriage, and death records cover the time period from October 1895, when Hungary began civil registration, to […]