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Recent Posts

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Celebrating Spring - IGRA increases records on the All Israel Database

This latest release of databases has seven new databases and additions to four others. These span th[...]
My Grandmother's Medical File Was Found in the Archive of Shaare Zedek Medical Center, by Ruth Marcus

My Grandmother's Medical File Was Found in the Archive of Shaare Zedek Medical Center, by Ruth Marcus

About one year ago I had a telephone conversation with Dr. Nirit Shalev-Khalifa, who was the curator[...]
Rohatyn Challenges & Issues in Preserving Jewish Memory

Rohatyn Challenges & Issues in Preserving Jewish Memory

In 2014 Marla Raucher Osborn delivered a lecture in Jerusalem giving insight into Preserving Jewish [...]
Additional Material Available on the AID

Additional Material Available on the AID

The AID (All Israel Databases) has grown again and now contains over 830,000 records! Some of the[...]
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The countdown to 1,000,000!

With the current release of databases IGRA has passed the 900,000 record mark! Our aim is to reach t[...]
IGRA Field Trip: Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center in Israel

IGRA Field Trip: Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center in Israel

The Israel Genealogy Research Association invites you to a guided tour of the historical and ethnogr[...]
Notes Regarding the Database "Ukraine Pogroms List of Victims", by Ellen Stepak

Notes Regarding the Database "Ukraine Pogroms List of Victims", by Ellen Stepak

The list from which I have compiled this database is far from comprehensive. Many thousands of Jews [...]
Chanukah additions to the IGRA databases

Chanukah additions to the IGRA databases

As in past years, IGRA has scheduled a release of new databases to coincide with the Chanukah holida[...]