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Recent Posts

The Urban Jewish Population in Eretz Israel from 1839 – 1948: Censuses and Voters’ Lists, by Rose A. Feldman, Database coordinator for IGRA

The Urban Jewish Population in Eretz Israel from 1839 – 1948: Censuses and Voters’ Lists, by Rose A. Feldman, Database coordinator for IGRA

Until the founding of the State of Israel the Jewish and Arab populations had separate ruling bodies[...]
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Final Database Additions for 2018

Before the close of 2018 we want to make sure you are aware of the additions to our collection in De[...]
The People of the Book, by Chanan Rapaport

The People of the Book, by Chanan Rapaport

The Jews are known as the People of the Book = עם הספר = Ahlil-Kitab. Are they worthy to be called a[...]
Finding My Lysiec Family by Jeffrey Knisbacher

Finding My Lysiec Family by Jeffrey Knisbacher

My father Max KNISBACHER (Menahem Mordechai) of blessed memory, born April 7, 1913 in Berlin, passed[...]
Images available? Now there is an icon to help evaluate our results on the AID.

Images available? Now there is an icon to help evaluate our results on the AID.

IGRA continues to improve the AID (All Israel Databases). The databases that are included in the AID[...]
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"After the Holidays" Membership special

IGRA is offering a special opportunity for new members. Anyone joining from now until the end of the[...]
It's almost time for the annual IGRA Heshvan Event!

It's almost time for the annual IGRA Heshvan Event!

  Each year in conjunction with the International Jewish Genealogy Month IGRA hosts our [...]
Lecture by Rony Golan - Lost Identity and Other Research Stories (Hebrew)

Lecture by Rony Golan - Lost Identity and Other Research Stories (Hebrew)

IGRA is pleased to announce that it is expanding its activities in the Gush Dan area, with a series [...]