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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:

Yiddish Book Center (view, download, print)

The New York Public Library Digital Collections (view books page by page)

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.