Best for Jewish Researchers
9/27/2009
Whether you're researching Jewish ancestry here or abroad, these tools can help.

Avotaynu
Use the Consolidated Jewish Surname Index to do a Soundex search of information about 699,084 surnames, mostly Jewish, in 42 databases totaling more than 7.3 million records.

JewishGen
Here, search the Family Finder database of 400,000 surnames and towns, ShtetLinks for more than 200 communities, and the 4 million entries in the Family Tree of the Jewish People.

Tracing the Tribe
Stay up-to-date on Jewish roots resources and search tips with this newsy blog.