Avotaynu Consolidated Jewish Surname Index- The Consolidated Jewish Surname Index (CJSI) is your gateway to information about some 230,000 surnames, mostly Jewish, that appear in 28 different databases.
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Cemetery for Hebrew Confederate Soldiers- The Hebrew Confederate cemetery on Shockoe Hill in Richmond, Virginia, is the only Jewish military cemetery in the world outside the state of Israel.
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Center for Jewish History- Located in New York, the Center for Jewish History emerged from a vision of a unique central repository for the cultural and historical legacy of the Jewish people. The Center embodies the unique partnership of five major institutions of Jewish scholarship, history and art: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
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Debica - Poland - The Shtetl- This Web site is a memorial monument for the Jews who lived and died in the Shtetl Debica (Dembica-Dembitz) near Krakow, Poland.
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Fry explores his roots- For years, we have known Stephen Fry as a writer, actor and raconteur. But in BBC 2's Who Do You Think You Are, we saw a side of Fry that has never been explored - his background and his Jewish roots.
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How to Read a Hebrew Tombstone- Jewish tombstones with Hebrew inscriptions have an added value to genealogists, in that they not only show the date of death and sometimes the age or date of birth, but they also include the given name of the deceased's father. This permits you to go back one more generation.
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International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies- The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - IAJGS - is an independent non-profit umbrella organization coordinating the activities and annual conference of more than 75 national and local Jewish genealogical societies around the world.
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Istanbul Jewish Genealogy Project- The Istanbul Jewish community holds close to 100 thousand records of genealogical insterest. Consistent with privacy Turkish laws, these records are not publicly searchable. Instead, persons are invited to write to the Istanbul Chief Rabbinate’s Office to request a search of these records.
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Jewish 'again': DNA unlocks secrets in New Mexico- In some families, isolated rituals are all that remain of a once-vibrant Jewish religious tradition diluted by time and fears of persecution. An article published in The Seattle Times (Washington), December 7, 2004.
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Jewish Genealogy- Wherever we travel, we play Jewish Geography and find kinship with Jews around the world. The flourishing study of Jewish Genealogy takes this form of Jewish networking to the logical extreme. An article published in the January issue of The Philadelphia Jewish Voice.
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Jewish Museum of Rhodes (Greece)- Images of the Jewish Museum of Rhodes and a sample of its archive; Archival information of the Jews of Rhodes; Rhodes DNA Project & Family Tree Resources; and more.
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Jewish National and University Library Ketubbot Database- The ketubbot digitization project aims to create a worldwide registry of ketubbot (marriage contracts) in public and private collections throughout the world. Based on the collection of the Jewish National and University Library with over 1200 items, the project contains ketubbot originating from dozens of different countries, and covering a time period of over 900 years.
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