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JewishGen Germany Database

Welcome to the JewishGen Germany Database.  This is a multiple database search facility which incorporates all the databases listed below.  The combined databases have over 500,000 entries, referring to individuals living in Germany and former German regions.  The database is a work in progress and new entries are being added regularly.


Component Databases:

  • JewishGen Family Finder
    More than 36,000 entries by Jewish genealogists researching families in Germany.
  • JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry
    More than 210,000 burial records for Germany and German landsmanshaft cemeteries worldwide (includes approximately 10,000 records in former Prussian territory now in Poland).
  • JewishGen Holocaust Database
    More than 220,000 names from various datasets with information about Holocaust victims and survivors.
  • Yizkor Book Necrologies
    7,000 entries from lists of Holocaust martyrs in Yizkor Books for towns in Germany.
  • Jewish Families of Northern Germany
    3,000 families from Lower Saxony, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Hamburg, Bremen, and Hessen.
  • The Hessen Gatermann Index  
    Surname-and-town index of 19th- and 20th-century Jewish vital records from Hessen, linking to images of the records.
    To date: 73,000 records from northern and eastern Hessen.
Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
80,000 birth, marriage and death records from towns in Prussia.

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