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Yizkor Books: Links

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

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Links and further information

Arolsen Archives-International Center on Nazi Persecution (formerly know as the International Tracing Service

13 million documents online concerning victims of Nazi persecution.

Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library

Comprehensive Jewish Studies research collection, including 700 yizkor books.

Genealogy Indexer 

Free genealogy search engine with historical directories, yizkor books, and more.


Free genealogy website with records and research tools, including yizkor book database and translations.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum  

A living memorial to the Holocaust, providing exhibitions, research and educational resources.

Virtual Sztetl

Information and homage to Jewish towns in the lands of the former Polish Commonwealth.

Yad Vashem

World Holocaust remembrance center, with educational and research resources including the Shoah Names Database. 

Yiddish Book Center

Nonprofit organization working to recover, celebrate, and regenerate Yiddish and modern Jewish literature and culture. Projects including digitizing yizkor books in cooperation with The New York Public Library and digitizing Yiddish literature.

YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

Provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. 

Yizkor Books: Mapping the Completed Translations of (Helmut Walser Smith)

Destroyed Jewish Communities with Completed Translations of Yizkor Books (Interactive Map)