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LitvakSIG (www.litvaksig.org)

LitvakSIG is the primary resource for Lithuanian-Jewish ("Litvak") genealogy research worldwide. Our All Lithuania Database has over 600,000 records of Lithuanian Jews between 1800-1940.
 
LitvakSIG Members Site (www.litvaksig.com)

LitvakSIG's Members website has additional, and growing, supplemental material to enable Litvak genealogists including selected Archives catalogs, detailed articles and transcriptions of presentations, private discussion forums, LitvakSIG Board Minutes, etc. This site is available to dues paying members of LitvakSIG.
 
JewishGen (www.jewishgen.org)

An umbrella organization for Jewish Genealogy research.
 
JewishGen Blog (http://jewishgen.blogspot.com/)

 
Jewish Web Index (www.jewishwebindex.com)

 
Avotaynu (www.avotaynu.com)

Publisher of products of interest to persons who are researching Jewish genealogy, Jewish family trees or Jewish roots.
 
Routes to Roots (www.rtrfoundation.org)

 
Tracing the Tribe Blog (http://tracingthetribe.blogspot.com/)

A Jewish genealogy Blog - About the developments, tools and resources you'll need to peer more closely into your family tree
 
YIVO (www.yivo.org)

Founded in 1925 in Vilna, Poland (Wilno, Poland, now Vilnius, Lithuania), as the Yiddish Scientific Institute, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is dedicated to the history and culture of Ashkenazi Jewry and to its influence in the Americas. Headquartered in New York City since 1940, today YIVO is the world's preeminent resource center for East European Jewish Studies; Yiddish language, literature and folklore; and the American Jewish immigrant experience.
 
South African Jewish Rootsbank (http://chrysalis.its.uct.ac.za/CGI/CGI_ROOTWEB.EXE)

A comprehensive database of records and information, along with complementary research, relating to Jewish immigration to South Africa
 
Yad Vashem (http://yadvashem.org/)

Yad Vashem is the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority. Their website hosts the Central Shoah Victims Names Database as well as an extensive photo archive.
 
The Jewish Community of Lithuania (http://www.litjews.org/)

 
The American Jewish Historical Society (www.ajhs.org)

 
The Center for Jewish History (http://www.cjh.org/)

 
Jewish Family History Foundation (www.jewishfamilyhistory.org)

 
Universal Currency Converter (http://www.xe.com/ucc/full/)

 
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture (http://www.balzekasmuseum.org/)

 
The Levanda Index (http://www.angelfire.com/ms2/belaroots/levanda.htm)

A legal resource on Jewish life in the Pale of Settlement. For those interested in researching the effect of Czarist decrees on Jews, this site has material from three 19th century resources, including: the translated text of some Czarist decrees, condensed summaries of other decrees, a subject index to all Czarist decrees concerning Jews up to 1873, the czarist decrees on the production of the 9th revision, and the decree on punishing self-mutilation to avoid the draft
 
Lithuanian Global Genealogy Society (http://www.lithuaniangenealogy.org/)

 
Museum of Family History (http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/)

An internet-only museum created by Steve Lasky that includes information of interest to Litvak researchers, such as unique surnames for all the Vilnius landsmanshaftn plots in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a list of those who last lived in Vilnius before immigrating through Ellis Island. Also on this site are photos of modern-day Vilnius, family photographs from pre-war Vilnius, and photos of Lithuania-associated Holocaust memorials located in New York, New Jersey, Lithuania, and el