Genealogical research is detective work, putting together pieces of a
puzzle, clues to memories and parts of history that are slowly vanishing.
Here you will find resources that may help your search.
This section includes: links and a community forum
to share experiences,
and post questions.
Browse through our journey and in depth impressions about Moldova and our research. Includes travel tips and many other entries to inspire your own genealogical exploration.
Probably the best-known search engine online. Use your imagination and detective instincts to do basic searches here before going into the other links below. Search people, places, dates to find basic/surface information.
The ultimate database for Jewish roots search. Look for a surname, town, Yizkor books, sign up for a region specific mailing list among others possibilities.
You must explore this huge database. It was pivotal in my research. Extensive and important.
If you have relatives who arrived in the US this can be a good starting point.
From the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.
From the Shoah Foundation, helmed by Steven Spielberg and his amazing project of interviewing every Holocaust survivor in the world.
Database of Russian Army Jewish soldiers injured, killed or missing in action.
Find census, immigration, and military records, and record-finding aids for genealogists and family historians in the USA.
Centropa is a Jewish historical institute dedicated to preserving 20th century Jewish family stories from Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
Data on more than 230,000 Jewish people that live or lived in Argentina. It has also some data on deceased people in other South-American countries.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES IN BRAZIL (immigration research)
Contact a professional for surname research and others.
Its holdings include over 3 miles of text documents; over 100,000 photographs; a research library of 6,000 books; and approximately 1,500 audiovisual materials, including 200 oral histories.
Do a DNA test and find matches!