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Find yizkor books in the collections of The New York Public Library.

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Yizkor Books

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Yizkor (memorial) books document Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust. 

Most (85% ) of the 700 yizkor books at The New York Public Library are online. 

Read them now:

The New York Public Library 

Yiddish Book Center 

This guide lists the yizkor book collection alphabetically by town or city name.

Most yizkor books are in Hebrew and/or Yiddish. English translations for many are found on JewishGen and in print.