Welcome to the Israel Genealogy Research Association

The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) is the largest genealogy society in Israel. We are constantly striving to be among the most technologically advanced genealogy organizations, bringing energy and innovation family research. We work with dozens of archives to make records available online, from where we’ve added over a million records to our database. We welcome you to our web site, and welcome your input on how we can improve the site.

Recent Posts

The Brothers Tissenbaum: Discovering Drama Dostoevsky Didn't Write
July 5, 2020
Shortly after our father passed away in June, 1995, my brother Mitch alerted me to informationhe had just received that our maternal …

ראו וספרו - מפקדים כחלק מהמאגרים בממא"י
July 3, 2020
רוז פלדמן מדברת על המאגרים הקשורים למפקדים במערכת של …

Show & Tell - AID Census/Registry records
July 3, 2020
Rose Feldman talks about the Census and Registry records that are part of the IGRA All Israel Databases collection.…

New leadership elected at the IGRA Annual Meeting
June 30, 2020
The IGRA Annual Meeting was held virtually via Zoom this week and allowed time for members to chat as we waited the allotted time without …

Keynote Speaker at IGRA 2020 Seminar Day - Gilad Japhet
June 25, 2020
The IGRA Annual Seminar Day was held virtually this year. Gilad Japhet, MyHeritage Founder & CEO gave the Keynote mentioning many new …

ראו וספרו - דרום אפריקה
June 25, 2020
רוז לרר כהן מספרת על דרום אפריקה ואתרים שונים לחיפוש שורשים …

Show & Tell - South Africa
June 25, 2020
Rose Lerer Cohen introduces us to Genealogy Research in South Africa.…

Ukraine 2020: Update Your Research Plan - Ellen S Kowitt
June 22, 2020
Revisiting Ukraine this year catapulted my research, and it can advance yours too! Records access is exploding thanks to efforts by Alex …

ראו וספרו - חוכמת המונים: בונים מאגרים ביחד
June 19, 2020
דניאל הורוויץ מדגים תוכנת חוכמת המונים שמאפשר למתנדבים לעזור בבנית מאגרי מידע - עמוד אחר …

Show & Tell - Using CSI to help index databases
June 19, 2020
Daniel Horowitz explains CSI (Crowd Sourced Indexing) and how our volunteers are able to help, one page at a time, make more databases …

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