Below is a list of websites containing links to a variety of database and informational Jewish Genealogical websites.
(Many are not specifically focused only on Jewish research, but nonetheless are of exceptional interest)
Prepared by Hal Bookbinder, past president JGSLA and past president IAJGS
updated October 5, 2023
Cyndi’s list includes 319,764 total links in 231 categories. Below are the links within the Jewish section, https://www.cyndislist.com/jewish:
Here is where you can find Zoom presentations from many other Jewish Genealogy Societies.
(“Louis Kessler’s Jewish Genealogy Links”) contains links to 111 websites with short descriptions of their content categorized under the following headings:
JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) Archive & Collections:
Jim Yarin’s site contains links to 66 websites with short descriptions of their content categorized under the following headings:
(“Avotaynu presents a list of World Wide Web sites that might prove useful for Jewish genealogy research”) contains links to 49 websites with shortdescriptions of their content categorized under the following headings:
(www.archives.com “Jewish Family History Resources”) contains links to 42 websites with short descriptions of their contents
(Access to various databases hosted by JewishGen) contains links to 41 databases shown below:
Access to various regional or topical special interest groups, both JewishGen operated and hosted (indicated by *), contains links to 27 SIG websites, each with their own databases)
Regional SIGS from around the World:
(“Free Jewish Genealogy Databases Online”) contains links to 12 websites with short descriptions of their content.
Yeshiva University Libraries guide to conducting Jewish genealogical research & questions to ask relatives
• Jewish Genealogy Resources• Jewish and General Oral History• Other Valuable Resources