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Recent Posts

Come and meet our newest additions!

Come and meet our newest additions!

The AID (All Israel Databases) has eight additions to its collection. Please check out the preview f[...]
Jewish Life in Bessarabia Through the Lens of  the Shtetl Kaushany, by Yefim A. Kogan

Jewish Life in Bessarabia Through the Lens of the Shtetl Kaushany, by Yefim A. Kogan

Very little, if anything, is written about mestechko, the small towns or townlets in Eastern Europe [...]
Now is the time to join IGRA!

Now is the time to join IGRA!

As our hearts are turned towards family in this season, IGRA is offering a new member benefit to enc[...]
Heshvan Event 2017 אירוע חשוון

Heshvan Event 2017 אירוע חשוון

(This event has lectures in both Hebrew and English. .באירוע הזה יהיו הרצאות בעברית ובאנגלית) In [...]
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New records added to IGRA's All Israel Database

An additional 13,000 records have been added to IGRA's All Israel Databases. A preview is available [...]
With newest database release AID records top 1,000,000!

With newest database release AID records top 1,000,000!

And they said it couldn't be done! In less than six years the IGRA database team, headed by Rose Fel[...]
Theatrical Ancestors, by Daniel Wagner

Theatrical Ancestors, by Daniel Wagner

Comedians are unusual characters. Quite a few of them populate my paternal line and this short artic[...]
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Invitation to IGRA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the Israel Genealogy Research Association Invitation to General Assembly Paid Me[...]