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Holocaust Research, Education, and Remembrance Online: Genealogy

This guide outlines online resources for Holocaust education and remembrance, including research, curriculum, and multimedia resources.

About Holocaust Genealogy Research


 "There is no single list of victims and survivors of Nazi persecution. Instead, researching an individual's story during the Holocaust is a process of following trails and piecing together bits of information." - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


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Pictured: "Zelig Katz, his wife Alla, and their daughter Yokheved-Devorah". Sefer Telz (1984).





Not sure how to get started with your Holocaust genealogy research?


The following guides have practical tips and links for new researchers.



Image at left: Leon Kimkhi (center) with his students. From ʻIr u-shemah Monasṭir (1972)






Genealogy: Getting Started (New York Public Library)

Comprehensive guide to beginning your genealogy research.


Getting Started with Jewish Genealogy at New York Public Library (Online class recording)

Online course taught by NYPL librarians on conducting Jewish genealogy research.



Getting Started with Holocaust Genealogy Research (New York Public Library)

Learn about resources for Holocaust genealogy research at NYPL and beyond.



How can I learn what happened to individuals during the Holocaust? (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum)

Learn more about conducting research at the USHMM



Holocaust Research Genealogy Guide (Family Tree Magazine)

Where to begin Holocaust genealogy records in online and physical archives



Holocaust Research Guide (Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute)

Guide to archival and published materials at the Center for Jewish History



Genealogy: Websites