Jewish-American Organizations
9/27/2009

American Jewish Archives
3101 Clifton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45220
(513) 221-1875
www.huc.edu/aja

Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 294-6160
www.centerforjewishhistory.com
This is the online gateway to Jewish genealogical records and sites of other prominent organizations—the American Jewish Historical Society www.ajhs.org, YIVO Institute (East European Jewry) www.yivoinstitute.org, Leo Baeck Institute (German Jewry) www.lbi.org, the Sephardi Federation (Iberian, Arabic, African Jewry) www.sephardichouse.org and the Jewish Genealogy Society of New York www.jgsny.org.

Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People
Sprinzak Building, Givat Ram
Hebrew University
Box 1149
91010 Jerusalem
Israel
+972 (2) 563-5716
sites.huji.ac.il/archives

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
333 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 967-4100
www.hias.org
Works with refugees, most recently resettling immigrants from Ethiopia and the former Soviet Union. Its Web site features a service to find lost relatives and an immigrant archive. The society facilitated the escape of more than 70,000 families during and after the Holocaust, and will search its case files on these relatives for a $25 fee.

International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
4430 Mt. Paran Parkway NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
www.jewishgen.org/ajgs/

Routes to Roots
136 Sandpiper Key
Seacaucus, NJ 07094
(201) 866-4075
www.routestoroots.com

Yad Vashem
Box 3477
91034 Jerusalem
Israel
+972 (2) 644-3400
www.yad-vashem.org.il
Most Holocaust-related records are stored here.

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