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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

This collection includes photographs from 1910 to the present with a focus on WWII era.

Keywords: Primary sources, Photographs

 

Jewishgen

One of the most well-known Jewish genealogy websites, it has searchable databases by town/country, surname, etc. It also has Hebrew/Gregorian date converter which is particularly helpful regarding birth/date dates. 

Keywords: Jewish history, Calendar

 

Jewish Records Indexing-Poland

This website is a index of Polish Jewish genealogy, with over 5 million records or births, deaths and marriages, which have survived the Holocaust and later periods of Polish history. 

Keywords: Holocaust, Genealogy, History

 

Museum of the Jewish People

The Museum of the Jewish People includes genealogical information searchable by surname and place of origin. 

Keywords: Jewish history

 

Sephardic Genealogy

This is Sephardic genealogy website by Jeffrey S. Malka, including a list of most popular Sephardic surnames, general history of Sephardi Jews, databases, and other resources. 

Keywords: Jewish history

 

Routes to Roots Foundation

This is a website for tracing Central and Eastern European/Ashkenazi ancestry and routes of migration, including access to archival documents, photographs and postcards. 

Keywords: Jewish history