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How To: Birth & Death Certificates in Israel

How To: Birth & Death Certificates in Israel

IGRA frequently receives requests for information regarding the process to acquire a Birth or Death [...]
Beirut, Berlin and a Small Town in Lithuania, by Ralph Salinger

Beirut, Berlin and a Small Town in Lithuania, by Ralph Salinger

In 1982, two weeks after the birth of my first daughter, I found myself fighting in the First Lebane[...]
IAJGS announces the 2015 Conference website is live

IAJGS announces the 2015 Conference website is live

The IAJGS recently announced that the website for the 35th International Conference on Jewish Geneal[...]
Webinar: Transcribing Hebrew Tombstones with BillionGraves

Webinar: Transcribing Hebrew Tombstones with BillionGraves

IGRA Webinar broadcast on Sunday, October 5, 2014: BillionGraves supports Hebrew transcription and w[...]
Webinar: Transcribing (Hebrew) Tombstones with BillionGraves

Webinar: Transcribing (Hebrew) Tombstones with BillionGraves

There has been a great response all over the world to the request to document the tombstones in our [...]
Happy New Year from IGRA

Happy New Year from IGRA

As the New Year approaches we want to thank all of you for your support, your interest and your desi[...]
Cemetery Documentation Goes to the Next Level!

Cemetery Documentation Goes to the Next Level!

We are delighted to invite you to be a part of history in the making! On Sunday, November 16th, 2[...]
WWI and Its Aftermath in Ivanik and Pinsk, by Ellen Stepak

WWI and Its Aftermath in Ivanik and Pinsk, by Ellen Stepak

Before World War I, the Polesian city of Pinsk was in Czarist Russia. The city had a strong Jewish m[...]