Cemetery-Database (Jewish Community of Vienna)
A database of all those buried in the various Jewish cemeteries in Vienna before 10 May 1945. The cemetery in Döbling is not included. One can inquire about information on one’s family by contacting

Friedhofsdatenbank der Stadt Wien
A database of those buried in the cemeteries of Vienna but does not include those buried in the Jewish part of the cemetery.

GEN Team
Can make a general search in all databases on this site which include the Vienna Jewish Communities register books, the list of those who stepped out of the Jewish community, the list of civil marriages in Vienna between 1870-1908, a list of Jews who converted and more.

Jewish Gen-the Home of Jewish Genealogy
A genealogy website with an extensive assortment of databases such as an online worldwide burial registry, a Holocaust database on victims and survivors, a communities database with information on more than 6,000 Jewish communities and more. Has special features including the Shtetl Seeker and the Yizkor Book project databases. Site also provides detailed guidelines for conducting genealogical research. Research for regions in Eastern Europe is possible under Galicia, Lithuania, Ukraine and Belarus.

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives
The database contains 500,000 names found in the historic documents and client lists of the JDC.
Features a comprehensive list of searchable databases such as social security, death index as well as family tress. Limits access to some databases to subscribed members only.

Avotaynu, Inc.
Part commercial and part informational website. It has tools for genealogical research such as databases, surname indexes, and a free internet newsletter on Jewish genealogy. Has a catalogue of items available for sale as tools for genealogical research.
The Czech matrices are online and available on this website. The webpage is in the Czech language, although the buttons Inventar and then Uredni Kniha lead to an index of place names. The available matrices are listed (in German language) under the place names searched.

Conscriptions (1850-1914) applications for residence permit of Prague Police Headquarters:
This internet site is in Czech but the documents are written in German. These registration forms were not filled out with a uniform Czech or German spelling but rather according to the phonetic spelling. For requests on digitalized conscriptions, write to

Dutch Jewish Genealogical Data Base
For genealogical research into the Jewish communities of the Netherlands. Includes family trees, databases, web links and photographs.
A honorary association, which provides large databases for genealogical research. Among others, even non-members have access to information on weddings, briths, death cases and list of residents. This service is free of charge.

Family Search Internet Genealogy Service
A genealogical website operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Features an extensive list of searchable categories with links such as family histories, cultural and religious groups, family search and more. It also contains the social security and immigration records.

International Tracing Service
this organization clarifies the fate of victims of Nazi persecution and their families. Includes downloadable forms for a request.

Isragen-Israel Genealogical Society
A genealogical database with more than 100,000 records dating from the Ottoman Empire period. It also includes aids for the research of the Holocaust and World War II topics.

Italian Family History Jewish Genealogy in Italy
Many databases on Italian Jewish genealogy as well as family trees. There is a guide on how to begin research into family history as well as the ability to research based on the cities in Italy.

National Archives and Records Administration
Gives information on the genealogical resources at the National Archives building in Washington, DC. Provides online access to finding aids, microfilm catalogues and research guides.

Polish Roots The Genealogy Source
A site that specializes in Polish genealogy. Includes immigration records, surname search feature, databases, a geography/map section with various maps from the pre-holocaust period and more.

Roots to Roots Foundation
A guide to Jewish and civil records in Belarus, Lithuania, Poland and the Ukraine.

South Moravian Jewish Cemeteries
One can search the records of interred persons in the cemeteries of Brno, Miroslav, Ivanĉice, Holeŝov, Mikulov and Jihlava.

Verein für Computergenealogie
An internet site in German which deals with information and genealogical research in Germany but also contains data relevant to Austria.

Wiki Tree-Growing
The World’s Family Tree - this is a free family tree system that encourages collaboration. One can browse any surname.