Holocaust Resources

Yad Vashem

American Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC)

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)

International Tracing Service

Major Archives in Israel

Central Zionist Archives:; 

Israel State Archives: 

The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People:

Yad Vashem:

Israeli Resources

Israel Genealogy Research Association - IGRA

Israel Genealogical Society - IGS (

Historical Jewish Press (

Beth Hatefutsoth, the Museum of the Jewish People: 

Keren Kayemeth L’Yisrael: 

Bezeq 144 - Israel phone directory:English: or Hebrew

Reverse look-up number if you have it: 

Israel Phone Directory;

Ministry of Interior: 

Burial Resources

Mount of Olives Cemetery: 

Helkat HaMehokek - Mount of Olives Cemetery: 

Chevra Kadisha – Tel Aviv, Jaffa and surrounding


Montefiore Census (

Municipal and other archives 


Jerusalem Municipal Archive: 

Tel Aviv Yafo Municipal Archives:

The Petach Tikva Municipal Archives: 

Safed Roots Genealogy Project (on-line): 

Military Resources:

Israel Defence Force (IDF): 

Hagana Archives: 

Additional resources:

Jewish Gen –

New York Public Library Yizkor (Memorial) Books  -

Jewish Records Indexing in Poland –

Litvaksig –

JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry:

Translation Tools:

Stephen Morse

Google Translate

Hebrew - Yiddish