JEWISH GENEALOGY RESOURCE PAGE

The following resources have been supplied by the Jewish Genealogy Society of Washington State which meets regularly on Mercer Island, the second Monday of every month. Contact Lyn for more information.

The only Jewish Genealogy Blog: http://tracingthetribe.blogspot.com


RESEARCH AND RESOURCES
TURKEY & RHODES 

Many references to Rhodes are found in resources for Greece

 Jeff Malka’s Sephardic Resources Pages

            www.orthohelp.com/genealogy

           

By country: www.orthohelp.com/geneal/sefardim.htm

           

General Sephardic resources

            www.orthohelp.com/geneal/general_sites.htm

 JewishGen

            www.jewishgen.org

           

Sephardic resources

            www.jewishgen.org/sephardicsig/            Name Index: Osmanli ve Turk Yahudileri, Yusuf Besalel         www.jewishgen.org/sefardsig/besalel.htmOne of the newest and best books (1999) dealing with Jews in Istanbul, focusing on individual persons and families, with a major  portion devoted to biographical information. Turkey

            Descriptions and information on many Turkish Jewish cemeteries with more links

www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/turkey.htm

 Greece (including Rhodes):

www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/mem/greece.html

 International Sephardic Leadership Council

            www.sephardiccouncil.org

Istanbul Jewish Genealogy Project: Professor Dan Kazez (Wittenberg University, OH) created the Istanbul Jewish Genealogy Project, and organized dozens of volunteers who typed and proofed thousands of records of the Turkish, Ashkenazi and Italian Congregations, as well as thousands of burial records from the various communities.

            www.sephardicouncil.org/istanbul/

   Jewish Web Index – many resources, many categories

www.jewishwebindex.com/turkey

            “Ashkenazi Jews and a 100-year-old synagogue in Yuksekkaldirim”

            Turkish National Archives (English): www.archimac.org

            National Archives - Ankara: www.archimac.org/Organizations/DAGM.spml

 

Sephardic House: many books, specialized lists

Institute for Researching and Promoting Sephardic History and Culture

            www.sephardichouse.org

 ETSI – Sephardi Genealogical and Historical Society

            www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/1321

 Jewish Community of Turkey

            www.jewishsitesvisited.com/articles.com

 Fleurs de l’Orient – Genealogy database of major Ottoman families – Alain Farhi

            www.farhi.org

 Sephardim.com – thousands of names from many resources, active discussion group

            www.sephardim.com

 American Sephardi Federation – many relevant periodicals

            www.americansephardifederation.org/sub/library/periodicals.asp

 European Sephardic Institute – varied resources, including Los Muestros

www.sefarad.org/institut.php?safa=en

 Rhodes Jewish Museum – Aron Hasson

www.rhodesjewishmuseum.org

 

Cemetery: Inscriptions, Photographs

www.rhodesjewishmuseum.org/cemetery.htm

 List of people born on Rhodes – 41 page list with birthdate, spouse, immigration

            http://jomodad.com/rhodeslies/