Genealogy Projects tagged with jewish on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni

    On Geni you can access and collaborate on the most comprehensive Jewish family trees ever created. This Portal is a guide to significant Jewish genealogy umbrella or resource projects on Geni. After the Historical Projects overview, the Portal is organized primarily by geographic region, similar to the database structure at JewishGen . The Portal is meant to complement and reorganize the Jewish...

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  • Mittelsinn, Burgsinn, Würzburg Region Jews ( Bavaria )

    General Mittelsinn and Burgsinn are communities in the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and members of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Burgsinn. No later than the 19th century, there were Jewish families living there who formed their own community and built a synagogue. This was destroyed on Krista...

  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

    BURGENLAND is one of the federal states of Austria, on the Hungarian border. Located in Burgenland were the "Seven Communities" ( Sheva Kehillot or Sieben Gemeinden ), noted for their outstanding yeshivot and eminent rabbis: Eisenstadt (Hung. Kismarton; Heb. א״ש) Mattersburg/ Mattersdorf (Hung. Nagymarton) Deutschkreutz (Hung. Sopronkeresztúr, Németk...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • Jews of Virginia

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Virginia .

  • Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see Kojetín , Koloděje , Lomnice , Praha/Prag/Prague and Tuč...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Jewish Community of Deutschkreutz

    BACKGROUND DEUTSCHKREUTZ (also Hung. Keresztur or Nemetkeresztur, Sopronkeresztur; Heb. צלם, צעלם), is a town in Eastern Austria. Deutschkreutz was one of the "Seven Communities" (Sheva Kehillot in the Burgenland region. The Jewish community of Deutschkreutz was known in the Jewish world by the name Zelem (or Tzelem) which was chosen to avoid...

  • Jewish Families of Kolomea /Kolomyja

    Background Kolomea (or Kolomyya; Pol., Kołomyja; Ger., Kolomea, Colomea), city on the Prut River in Ukraine. Jews first settled in Kołomea, then part of Poland, at about the turn of the sixteenth century. Although many were murdered and the community was destroyed during the Khmel’nyts’kyi massacres of 1648–1649, the Jewish population quickly reestablished i...

  • Jewish Families of Kozienice, Poland

    This project is dedicated to commemorating the once vibrant and influential Jewish community of Kozienice "Koznitz" in Poland. The goal of this project is to identify and catalogue all of the Jewish families that lived in Kozienice prior to the destruction of the Jewish community during World War II. From Wikipedia: Kozienice [kɔʑɛˈɲit͡sɛ] (Y...

  • Jewish Families of Tučapy, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to document the Jewish families of Tučapy (Tabor, Bohemia, Czech Republic) using the Census and Familianten records, surviving Jewish vital records of Tučapy and other sources. 1793 Census of the Jews of Bohemia (excerpt from Soupis zidovskych rodin v Cechach z roku 1793 . Statni ustredni archiv v Praze. Vol. III) contains 34 families and 3 houses where other ...

  • Jewish Genealogy Curators

    The page lists all of the Curators on Geni who have expertise with Jewish genealogy. Feel free to contact any of these curators if you have questions or need assistance with Jewish genealogy on Geni. For information about Jewish genealogy projects on Geni, see the Jewish Genealogy Portal . Geni is now accepting self-nominations for potential curators. See . To learn about cu...

  • Galician (Eastern European) Jews

    Galicia or Galizia : Ukrainian: Галичина (Halychyna) German: Galizien Russian: Галиция (Galitsiya) Yiddish: גאליציע (Galitsie) Czech: Halič Hungarian: Halics / Gácsország) Is a historical region in Easter...

  • Jewish families from Sobědruhy (Soborten), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Sobědruhy (Soborten) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. (now known as Teplice-Sobědruhy) History & News Links:

  • Philadelphians Pictured in "Fifty Years" Work of the Hebrew Education Society of Philadelphia: 1848-1898"

    Prominent Jewish Philadelphians (and a few non-Philadelphians) whose portraits appear in Fifty years' work of the Hebrew Education Society of Philadelphia: 1848-1898 published by the Society, 1899. From the preface: The first meeting for the formation of a society whose purpose was the education of Jewish youth in the city of Philadelphia was held on March 7 1847. On June 4 1848, a Cons...

  • Jewish Families of Chorostkow (Khorostkiv, Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and connect all of the Jewish families of the small town of Chorostkow. Chorostkow, now called Khorostkiv is located between Husiatyn and Kopyczynce, on the banks of the River Taina in the Ternopil Oblast of the Ukraine in what was once Galician Podolia. The village was granted the rights of a small town by local magnate named Siamianski who invited ...

  • Reichbart Family

    Reichbart Family from Lodz, Poland See extensive family tree chart under Project Document's liink upper right. The Reichbart s originated in the shtetls surrounding Lodz, Poland. My wife, Barbara Melmed nee Goldstein (formerly Nathan) is descended from a Reichbart (Barbara's mother's mother's mother was Mary Reichbart). As far as I can determine, all Reichbarts are related, alth...

  • Jewish Families from Safov (Schaffa), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Safov (Schaffa) in the Czech Republic. JewishGen Safov page . CURRENT CZECH NAME: ŠAFOV FORMER NAME: SCHAFFA LOCATION The village of Safov is located at 48.52 degree north and 15.44 degree east, a short distance to the south of the town of Znojmo on the border with Austria HISTO...

  • Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean

    Summary But a little known fact is that, aside from notorious pirates such as Captain Hook, Jack Sparrow and Long John Silver, many of the original ones to walk the plank were actually Jewish. In a fascinating new book entitled Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean, Ed Kritzler delves into a sensational area of Jewish history which will no doubt delight pirate fans and non-fans alike. Kritzler, w...

  • Dunera Boys/Internees

    Dunera Boys/Internees Hired Military Transport Dunera was a British passenger ship built as a troop transport in the late 1930s. As the storm clouds of war gathered in the late 1930s, thousands of German refugees - either Jewish or politically opposed to the Nazis - fled to Britain for sanctuary. Little did many of them know they would soon be deported to Australia in one of the more notoriou...

  • IAJGS International Conference 2013 - Boston

    Please Note: The "IAJGS International Conference 2013- Boston" Project is a volunteer initiative of the hundreds of avid genealogists participating in the development of the Jewish Genealogy Portal at Geni.com. It is not officially related to the IAJGS or the Conference, which speak for themselves on the web pages whose links are provided below. Now that we have the disclaimer out of the way, h...

  • Trenton Jewish Community

    The Jewish community in Trenton, NJ in the early decades of the 20th Century, was a small tight-knit community with several thriving synagogues and seemingly lots of intra-Trenton Jewish marriages. In my wife's case (Barbara Melmed nee Goldstein), I see many Trenton-based surnames appearing over and over (Kohn, Goldstein, Azarchi, Cohen, Sutnick, Urken, Lefkowitz, Troll, Koslow, Habas, Siegel...

  • Jewish Comic Book Artists

    It’s not exactly a Huge Secret that the Jews Began and to this day still Dominate Hollywood….…it just happens to be a fact!!! Jews seem to have dominated many of the other arts also …The World of Music particularly Tin Pan Alley, The most famous Comedians are/were Jews, The most Famous Magicians were/are Jews. The immigrant’s from the Eastern Europe of the...

  • Berga an der Elster

    Background Berga an der Elster , a subdivision of Buchenwald, was a Nazi slave labor camp that held and tortured 350 American Prisoners of War (POW) after their capture at the Battle of the Bulge on December 16, 1944. While thousands of POWs were captured on that ill-fated day, the Nazis held a subset of 350 American soldiers at Berga beginning February 13, 1945. The American POWs were iden...

  • First American Jewish Families

    First published in 1960, and revised through 1991, Malcolm Stern 's First American Jewish Families was a groundbreaking work of genealogy, detailing the trees of 600 early Jewish-American families from 1645-1988. Stern's work is viewable online at the American Jewish Archives . Many of the families in Stern's book are also on Geni. Below is a list of the families with links to the Geni profil...

  • Jewish Families of Łódź, Poland

    This project aims to assemble all of the Jewish families from the city of Łódź. We welcome collaborators. There are a lot of families to find and enter. Feel free to join the project and enter the names of families who lived in Łódź. Go to ACTIONS (top right of the profile) click on ADD TO PROJECT. Select the project name that appears from the respons...

  • Wees- en Doorgangshuis - Orphanage ‘Machseh Lajesoumim’ in Leiden, 1929-1943

    Jewish orphanage and shelter Machseh Lajesoumim - Leiden In memory of the children and the staff of the Jewish orphanage in Leiden, Netherlands. The Central Jewish orphans and Passage House 'Machseh Lajesoumim' is the eighth and last Jewish orphanage founded in our country. In the night of 5 to March 6, 1943, the first raid in Leiden took place. The raid was part of an "Evacuation The Hague...

  • Iraqi Jewish Genealogy Portal

    History of the Jews in Iraq Wikipedia Iraqi Jewish Notables Ben Ish Chai בן איש חי Rabbi Yitzhak רבי יצחק Kaduri כדורי Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Mani Family Rabbi Eliyahu Mani Yitzhak יצחק Malkiel מלכ&#...

  • Guxhagen Jews

    General Guxhagen is a community in Schwalm-Eder district in northern Hesse, Germany. See And in German Guxhagen In German Wikipedia There was a small community of Jews Death people of WW1 : Baruch Katz , Moritz Katz , Hermann Lichtenstein, Daniel Speyer 1842: inhabitants 1081, 10 % Jewish By the time when Paul Arnsberg wrote his book about the Jewish communities in Hesse, ...

  • Adding non-related profiles to Geni.com using US Census-based data to grow our Big Tree

    In the project entitled "Let's build up the Jewish Genealogy Portal" , we have been discussing the possibility of adding Jewish profiles, in mass, by using US census data. There are a number of issues that may have to be overcome to utilize this data in the most efficient way.Since this is a general problem, not at all restricted to Jewish folks, I've decided to open up this as a separate proje...

  • Turkish Jewish Genealogy Portal

    Turkish Historical Jewish Community Geni History of the Jews in Turkey Wikipedia Turkish Jewish Notables Can Bonomo Izel Rozental Shlomi Shabat Dario Moreno Üzeyir Garih Rabbi Moshe Ventura Léon Castro Elia Rafael Carmona Nessim Korkidi נסים קורקידי Menahem Bey Hodara Yosef N...

  • Small Jewish Historical Museums, Synagogues and Other Sites in the Czech Republic

    Purpose: To highlight lesser known Jewish historical sites and projects in the Czech Republic. Mountain Synagogue in Hartmanice : Since 1883, it has been a house of prayer for more than 200 citizens of Jewish faith, later a carpenter’s workshop, and even a warehouse for used truck tires... Now, after almost 70 years without dignity, the Hartmanice Memorial Association has reopened the ...

  • Barnato Family

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Barnato family. Core profiles Barney Barnato Overview of Family History / Progenitor Detail To be filled in Queries & Discussion To participate in this project Firstly use the 'Actions' drop down menu at the top right of the screen and Join the Project . If this option is not availa...

  • Jewish Families from Kojetín, Moravia, Czech Republic

    KOJETIN (Czech Kojetín; Ger. Kojetein; Heb. גויט״ן ,גוט״ן), town in central Moravia, Czech Republic. Jews apparently lived in Kojetin from the 13th century, but their first documented mention dates from 1566, when 52 families lived in the Judengasse. The consecration of a cemetery is recorded in 1574. The synago...

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  • Jewish Families of Nowy Wisnicz

    Background The area of Nowy Wiśnicz was a monastic village that had existed since the 8th century. The first Jews settled down in this village in 1606. After being banished from Bochnia, they were offered assistance by the village owners called Lubomirscy. In 1613, Nowy Wiśnicz became the property of Stanisław Lubomirski, who was the governor of the Cracow Province. In 16...

  • Jewish Community of Kobersdorf

    Background Kobersdorf ( Kabold in Hungarian) is a town in Eastern Austria in the Burgenland region. Kobersdorf, like the other towns of Burgenland, belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary until 1920-21. After the end of the First World War, the western border area of Hungary was awarded to Austria by the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon. Since 1921, the town has belonged to the newly founded ...

  • Jews of Arizona

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Arizona .

  • Mogilev Region (Belarus)

    The Mogilev Region is a province (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Mogilyov (Mahilyow).Important cities within the voblast' include: Mogilyov, Asipovichy, and Babruysk.

  • Jewish Community of Bochnia

    Bochnia is located in southern Poland, in the Malopolskie Province (Lesser Poland). Since the first partition of Poland, Bochnia was under the rule of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. According to the administrative division from 1918-1939, Bochnia was the seat of the Bochnia County which was part of Kraków Province. History Bochnia is one of the oldest towns in Poland and was first me...

  • Jews of Duisburg, Germany (and surrounding Region)

    The purpose of this project to help myself and others whose research strays into this town in Germany by listing profiles and hopefully making connections. In the future I will provide a brief history of the Jews of Duisburg as well as do my best to find others researching this town. I will start by searching for profiles of people in the book Geschichte der Duisburger Juden. ...

  • Other Families in the First American Jewish Families

    First published in 1960, and revised through 1991, Malcolm Stern 's First American Jewish Families was a groundbreaking work of genealogy, detailing the trees of 600 early Jewish-American families from 1645-1988. Stern's work is viewable online at the American Jewish Archives . Rabbi Elias Solomon Levinger, Chief Rabbi of Gailingen (Daughter Saphira married Samuel Lemuel Binswanger) The...