- What information is available in the Jewish Communities database of Beit Hatfutsot?
The database of Jewish communities of Beit Hatfutsot contains historical abstracts in English and Hebrew about Jewish communities (cities, towns, villages) in the Diaspora. The abstract informs about the beginnings of the community, central events of its history, community institutions and organizations, synagogues, distinguished members of the community etc. The database has information about current and past Jewish communities on all continents.
- Does Beit Hatfutsot have a list of Holocaust victims?
No. For information about this subject, please send your inquiry to Yad VaShem in Jerusalem. However, please note that many family trees registered in the database of The Douglas E. Goldman Jewish Genealogy Center do contain names of Holocaust victims and survivors. It is always advisable to order a search of this database, as there is a reasonable chance of discovering lost relatives.
- Do you have information about my family?
The database of Jewish communities does not contain information about specific families. This information may be ordered from the database of family trees of the Douglas E. Goldman Jewish Genealogy Center of Beit Hatfutsot.
- I would like to receive information about a Jewish community. What should I do?