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Jewish Genealogy Maillists
As of 6 Nov 1999, there is now a Bernstein maillist, however will keep the links below for Jewish Genealogy maillists. Any member of the RootsWeb Genealogy Data Cooperative can start a list. For info on becoming a member and starting a maillist click here.

EURO-JEWISH-L is a mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Migration, History, Culture, Heritage and Surname search of the Jewish people from Europe to the United States and their descendants in the United States. (Note: This is Not a Religious discussion list). To subscribe send email to requesting that you be added to the list. is a mailing list for anyone interested in Jewish genealogy. To subscribe use this link to send a message with only the word "subscribe" (without quotes) in the body of the message; best to turn off signature.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites - Jewish
Go to Cyndi's Jewish Links
An Extensive listing that includes these catagories:

  • General Resource Sites
  • Libraries, Archives & Museums
  • Locality Specific
  • Mailing Lists, Newsgroups & Chat
  • People & Families
  • Professional Researchers, Volunteers & Other Research Services
  • Publications, Software & Supplies
  • Records: Census, Cemeteries, Land, Obituaries, Personal, Taxes and Vital
  • Societies & Groups

JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy
Go to JewishGen
JewishGen®, Inc. is the primary internet source connecting researchers of Jewish genealogy worldwide. Its most popular components are the JewishGen Discussion Group, the JewishGen Family Finder (a database of over 125,000 surnames and towns), the comprehensive directory of InfoFiles, ShtetLinks for over 200 communities, and a variety of databases such as the ShtetlSeeker and Jewish Records Indexing-Poland. JewishGen's newest database, the online version of the Family Tree of the Jewish People, contains data on over a half million people.

JewishGen Family Finder
Go to JGFF
The JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF) is a searchable database of over 125,000 entries: 40,000 ancestral surnames and 13,000 town names, that are currently being researched by Jewish genealogists worldwide. The database is indexed and cross-referenced by both surname and town name. By using the JGFF, you can learn whether others are seeking ancestors of the same surname or town of origin. All genealogists are encouraged to participate in the JGFF and there is an automated form for adding your surnames and locales.

JewishGen: New York City Cemeteries
Go to NYC Cemeteries
The JewishGen Hotline: Jewish Cemeteries in New York City page contains a form for submitting questions concerning Jewish cemeteries in New York City.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Rochester, NY
Go to JGSR
The JGSR website contains extensive links, including the following catagories:

  • Upcoming Events
  • Newsletters
  • Searchable Databases
  • Photographs of Jewish Communities in Eastern and Central Europe
  • Book Dealers
  • Genealogy information and other pages
  • History resources
  • Holocaust information and resources
  • Internet Software Resources including sites to obtain browsers, viewers, HTML information, genealogical software etc.
  • Libraries
  • Locality information listed hierarchically by country, state, etc
  • Maps
  • Searching the World Wide Web

Jewish Roots Ring
Go to Jewish Roots Ring
This is a "web ring" of sites pertaining to Jewish Genealogy and Jewish History. If you have such a site it may be added to the ring.