Jewish Genealogy Society Los Angeles 

List of Websites for Jewish Genealogy

Where to look for documents and records for your family

 

 

1)  www.ancestry.com – best all around genealogical website (subscription required; FREE at FHL)

 

           http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693 – Social Security Death Index (FREE)

 

2)  www.familysearch.org – LDS church owned website.  FREE.  Registration suggested

       Website has catalog of all church resources (books, microfilms, and microfiche).

 

3)  www.jewishgen.org – best all around genealogical website for Jewish research.

        FREE, however registration is required. 

 

http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/ - Jewish Gen Family Finder

 

      http://www.jewishgen.org/gedcom/ - Family Tree of the Jewish People

 

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/ 

JOWBR (Jewish Online Worldwide Burial Registry)

 

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/  Complete List of JewishGen databases

 

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/ - To post documents to request translations

 

http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/sigs.htm - JewishGen Special Interest Groups

 

http://jri-poland.org/jriplweb.htm - to search the Jewish Records Indexing/Poland website, FREE

 

4)  www.yadvashem.org – to search for victims and survivors of the Shoah, FREE

 

5)  www.FindAGrave.com – to locate graves and tombstones of deceased relatives, FREE

 

6)  www.BillionGraves.org - to locate graves and tombstones of deceased relatives, FREE

 

7)  http://www.cyndislist.com/jewish/

      Cyndi’s List index to EVERY genealogical website on the Internet, FREE

 

8)  www.Italiangen.org – to search for births, marriages & deaths in New York City, FREE

 

9)  http://www.stevenmorse.org/ - Search Engine for Passenger records & lots of other neat stuff, FREE

 

10)  http://www.lbi.org/ - Leo Baeck Institute; research for German Jews, FREE

 

11)  http://www.sephardim.com/ - Links to research for Sephardic Jews, FREE

http://www.sephardicgen.com/ - Links to research for Sephardic Jews, FREE  

 

 

Courtesy of and with permission of Jewish Genealogy Society Los Angeles - May 2014