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Russia

Genealogy

Source Resource Language Comments
Еврейские корни
(Jewish Roots)
Web Site, Facebook
Russian
0
JewishGen InfoFile Directory of the 25 Russian Pale gubernii (provinces)
For when you heard your family was ‘from Russia’ and you really think that’s true.
English
0
Russian Jewish Genealogy Facebook
English
0

History

Source Resource Language Comments
Euro-Asian Jewish Congress History of the Russian Jewish community
English
0
Jewish Encyclopedia (1906) Russia
English
0
Еврейский музей и центр толерантности
(Jewish Musuem and Tolerance Center)
Web Site
Russian, English
0
The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe Russian Empire (1772-1917)
English
0
The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe Russian Federation (Post-USSR)
English
0
The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic
English
0

Diaspora

Source Resource Language Comments
Wikipedia Russian Jews in Israel
English
0

Cemeteries

Source Resource Language Comments
Иудаизм и евреи
(Toldot.ru)
Кладбища
Cemetery database with over 100,000 gravestones from over 40 cemeteries in Russia and Ukraine.
Russian
0
The Jewish Cemetery
(Gravecare maintenance in St. Petersburg)
Web Site
Russian/English
0
Toldot Yeshurun
(Cemetery search with over 100,000 graves in Russia and Ukraine.)
Cemetery Search
Russian
0

Holocaust

Source Resource Language Comments
EHRI Portal Russia
English
0
Rostov-on-Don Digital Archives Web Site
Russian
0
Wikipedia The Holocaust in Russia
English, Russian
0

Newspapers

Source Resource Language Comments
Historical Jewish Press Der fraynd
First Yiddish daily paper in Czarist Russia, published in St. Petersburg, and later in Warsaw
Yiddish
0
Historical Jewish Press Ha-Me'assef
The first Hebrew journal, initially published in what is now Kaliningrad, Russia
Hebrew
0
Historical Jewish Press Ha-Melitz
Second Hebrew paper published in Czarist Russia, supported by the Haskalah movement
Hebrew
0
Historical Jewish Press Ha-Yom (St. Petersburg)
First Hebrew daily paper, published in St. Petersburg
Hebrew
0
Historical Jewish Press Ha-Zman
Hebrew bi-weekly
Hebrew
0

Contemporary

Source Resource Language Comments
Euro-Asian Jewish Congress General information on Russian Jewish community organizations
English
0

Books

Cover Title Language Comments
A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire
English
0
Russian-Jewish Given Names: Their Origins and Variants
English
0
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2 thoughts on “Russia

    1. Thank you. Can you share some information on the scope of each of these resources, and for those who don’t read Russian, some instructions on how to use the sites?

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