Arolsen Archives – Germany

The Arolsen Archives International Center on Nazi Persecution, formerly the International Tracing Service, holds the world’s most comprehensive archive on the victims and survivors of National Socialism. The collection has information on 17.5 million people and belongs to UNESCO’s Memory…


FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access 8+ billion searchable names and 3.2+ billion digitised records worldwide. Resources include FamilySearch Catalog; FamilySearch Digital Library with 500,000+ digitised books…

Synagogue Scribes

This site is a one-stop gateway to Anglo-Jewish community records. It  offers a unique and fully searchable database of London Ashkenazi Synagogue records, with the emphasis on pre UK civil registration, which began on 1st July 1837. Some of the…

Beverley Davis Burial Data Collection – Jewish burials

The BD-BD holds details of the headstones from 48,402+ Jewish graves in Australia and New Zealand, plus Australian War graves overseas and a few others. This database is fully searchable and Hebrew on headstones has been converted to roman text.…

Jewish Records Indexing – Poland

JRI-Poland is the largest fully searchable database of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online. Five+ million records from more than 550 Polish towns are indexed with more being added every few months. New

FamilySearch – Jewish Genealogy Research Wiki

This comprehensive guide includes links to key sites, guides and sources plus links to Jewish genealogy research-related articles. The Jewish Genealogy Research Outline can be downloaded as a PDF from this site. New

Cemetery Scribes

This site has a database of headstone inscriptions from Jewish cemeteries throughout the United Kingdom. 

Jewish Communities and Records – United Kingdom

This site aims to record the details of all Jewish communities and congregations that existed in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Gibraltar. Currently the site has 6,000 pages detailing more than 1,200 Jewish congregations. New