Website links

Beth Moses Cemetery    Wellwood Ave  Pinelawn, NY   631-249-2290      NCFS CEMETERY SITES ON BLOCKS: 10, 28 & 30
mailing address:  P.O. Box 340, Farmingdale, NY 11735 

Jewish Renaissance Articles: 2014 articles by Prof. Jonathan Webber (professor at the Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University) and others. Overview of Jewish community in Krakow, then and now.

The Jewish Museum: exhibits, events, on-line shopping, located in NYC.

Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków:  Established in April 2004 by its founding director Chris Schwarz.  Located in Kazimierz Krakow’s old Jewish quarter. Consists of exhabits, cultural and educational programs with the goal to revive interest in Jewish Culture in Poland.  

The links below can assist in your ancestry research.

ARC Central Page: ARC stands for "Action Reinhard Camps", and is an appropriate set of initials for an international group of private researchers, who collect and preserves information on one of the most horrendous, and secret crimes of mass murder carried out in history.
Krakow Ghetto a site developed on the 60th anniversary of the liquidation of the Krakow ghetto.

Beit Hatfutsot: (Tel Aviv Israel) The Museum of the Jewish People, opened in 1978 Tel Aviv. This unique global institution tells the ongoing and extraordinary story of the Jewish people and connects Jewish people to their roots.

Gesher Galicia:  promotes and conducts Jewish genealogical and historical research for Galicia, a province of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, which today is part of southeastern Poland and western Ukraine. 

ITS: Intenational Tracing Institute: located in Bad Arolen, Germany
The Central Name Index, with 50 million reference cards on 17.5 million persons, is a globally unique testimony on the crimes of the Nazi Regime and its consequences.  Archival searches to obtain documentation on a family can be done by email or visiting the site. ITS is an archive, educational, research  and documentation center on former victims of Nazi persecution and the liberated survivors.

JCC Krakow new link established in 2020 if seeking your genealogical history in Poland  
You may also need to join the Jewish Geneology Poland Facebook group to gain access

Jewish Gen: Affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust   A genealogy website features thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestryresearch and find family members. 

JHI -  The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute(Warsaw Poland) The mission of the Jewish Historical Institute is to spread knowledge about the heritage of the thousand years of Jewish presence on the Polish lands. Museum tours are available. Appointments with researchs from the geneology department  can be made when planning a visit.  Original documents for Holocaust Era can be found here.  For personal info write to:

 JRI -  Jewish Records Indexing:   Launched in early 1995, JRI - Poland, is the largest fully searchable data base of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online.

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews:  (Warsaw Poland) The Museum stands in what was once the heart of Jewish Warsaw. Opened its doors to the public in April 2013. It currently functions as a cultural and educational center with a rich cultural program, including temporary exhibitions, films, debates, workshops, performances, concerts, lectures and much more. The Core Exhibition, presenting the thousand-year history of Polish Jews, opened on October 28, 2014.   Purchase tickets on line for for sites in Warsaw.  

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington DC)- history, maps, archives.  Tickets (free) are only needed from March 1 to August 31 to visit the Museum’s Permanent Exhibition which tells the history of the Holocaust from 1933 to 1945.

Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)   Search for names: Type in family names to get copies of documents emailed to you from the archives  

USC Shoah Foundation The Institue for Visual History and Education.  Photo and Video archive of Testimonies with survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.  Copies of family testimonies can be viewed on line and purchased.   

Virtual SHTETK:   The "Virtual Shtetl" is devoted to the Jewish history of Poland and a portal with information sources.

Yad Vashem - The central base for Shoah victims' names, education and exhibits.  The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority.

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