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Recent Posts

The Domiciles of my Direct Forebears, by Esther Rechtschafner

The Domiciles of my Direct Forebears, by Esther Rechtschafner

April 13th, 2014

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is an excellent example of genealogical methodology.  The author shows i[...]

IGRA participates in cemetery documentation project

IGRA participates in cemetery documentation project

March 11th, 2014

With the new cooperative initiative between MyHeritage and BillionGraves it should be possible withi[...]

Marla Raucher Osborn to lecture on April 6, 2014

Marla Raucher Osborn to lecture on April 6, 2014

March 22nd, 2014

Marla Raucher Osborn, a lawyer and genealogist, has traveled and written extensively on issues of Je[...]

History and Geography As Crucial Factors In  Determining Where to Look for Baltic-Area Archival  Records—with Emphasis on Latvia  by Martha Lev-Zion, PhD

History and Geography As Crucial Factors In Determining Where to Look for Baltic-Area Archival Records—with Emphasis on Latvia by Martha Lev-Zion, PhD

March 13th, 2014

History and Geography reprint from Avotaynu This is a reprint of the article History and Geograph[...]

Researching Your Female Ancestors in Eretz Israel: Part Two  – The British Administration of Eretz Israel - first half, by Rose A. Feldman

Researching Your Female Ancestors in Eretz Israel: Part Two – The British Administration of Eretz Israel - first half, by Rose A. Feldman

March 8th, 2014

Introduction When researching your female ancestors as you go back in time, do you hit a brick wall[...]

March is National Women's History Month

March is National Women's History Month

March 2nd, 2014

In the United States March is being celebrated as National Women's History Month. IGRA lends its rec[...]

Webinar: Sources for Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine

Webinar: Sources for Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine

February 14th, 2014

This webinar, "Sources for Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine" was broadcast on December 23, 2013 as part o[...]

קול קורא למתנדבים - הכנס הבינלאומי לגנאלוגיה יהודית יולי 2015, ירושלים

קול קורא למתנדבים - הכנס הבינלאומי לגנאלוגיה יהודית יולי 2015, ירושלים

January 29th, 2014

קול קורא למתנדבים: הכנס הבינלאומי לגנאלוגיה יהודית 2015 (ירושלים) הכנס ה-35 של איגוד העל של הארגוני[...]