Publications

The following is a list of guidebooks published by Jewish Genealogical Societies, members of IAJGS, including beginner’s guides, handbooks, workbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Tracing Our Roots, Telling Our Stories by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto)
  • A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents (including Birth, Marriage and Death Records) by Judith R. Frazin (Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois)
  • San Diego Jewish Burials (1871-1995) by Roberta Wagner Berman (San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society)
  • Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors, A Guide for Family Historians by Rosemary Wenzerul
  • Capital Collections: Resources For Jewish Genealogy in the Washington, D.C. Area by Marlene Bishow (the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington)
  • Genealogy Workbook – Sources for Research of Your Ancestry (f/k/a Beginners and Intermediate Genealogical Workbook) by Sylvia Furshman Nusinov (Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County)
  • Genealogical Resources In New York by Estelle M. Guzik (Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. (New York City))
  • Genealogical Resources within the Jewish Home and Family by Rosemary Wenzerul (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • Getting Started In Jewish Genealogy: A Handbook For Beginners With Supplementary Information For Advanced Research by Dr. Ronald D. Doctor (Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon)
  • A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Germany and Austria by Thea Sktye and Randol Schoenberg (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Latvia and Estonia by Arlene Beare (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in the United Kingdom by Rosemary Wenzerul (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Lithuania by Sam Aaron (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • A Guide to Reading Hebrew Inscriptions and Documents by Rosemary Wenzerul (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • A Guide to Organising your Family History Records by Rosemary Wenzerul (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)
  • Jewish Genealogy Basics and Resource Guide for the San Francisco Bay Area by Jeremy Frankel, Dana Kurtz, Rosanne Leeson (San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society)
  • Jewish Memorial (Yizkor) Books in the United Kingdom – Destroyed European Communities by Cyril Fox and Saul Issroff (Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain)

International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies