Welcome to the Israel Genealogy Research Association

The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) is bringing new technology, new energy and new excitement to genealogy in Israel, and across the world. In order to receive increased access to the Israel Genealogy Research Association's web site, and to stay informed on the society's activities, be sure to register for this site. Registration is free. Press the big "Register Now" button to the right to register now!

Recent Posts

A Cautionary Tale  or  A Genealogist's Nightmare, by Ingrid Rockberger

A Cautionary Tale  or  A Genealogist's Nightmare, by Ingrid Rockberger

I recently re-read The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal and gave a wry chuckle when I read[...]
Amazing pre-conference program with the National Library of Israel

Amazing pre-conference program with the National Library of Israel

Yesterday we had an amazing program held in conjunction with the National Library of Israel, to allo[...]
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Thank you to everyone who participated in the AGM

Thank you to everyone who participated in the IGRA Annual General Meeting yesterday, and congratulat[...]
Screening of Scandal in Ivansk after the AGM

Screening of Scandal in Ivansk after the AGM

IGRA is happy to announce that we will be screening the recently released documentary Scandal in Iva[...]
This database release has important additions to our AID collection

This database release has important additions to our AID collection

We are announcing the latest database release that has many important additions to the AID collectio[...]
Webinar: The Expanded Montefiore Census

Webinar: The Expanded Montefiore Census

The Montefiore Censuses provide us with an amazing window to life in the Middle East during those ye[...]
A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Forum, by Dr. Chanan Rapaport

A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Forum, by Dr. Chanan Rapaport

Dr. Rapaport wrote, "I was searching for the origins of a known reputable Ashkenazi family, and I fo[...]
IGRA's newest database releases - be sure to check them out!

IGRA's newest database releases - be sure to check them out!

IGRA has added five new databases and updated three others. The preview will give you a good idea ab[...]