Research Links

ARC Central Page: ARC stands for "Action Reinhard Camps", and is an appropriate set of initials for an international group of private researchers, who collect and preserves information on one of the most horrendous, and secret crimes of mass murder carried out in history.
Krakow Ghetto
 a site developed on the 60th anniversary of the liquidation of the Krakow ghetto.

Beit Hatfutsot:  The Museum of the Jewish People, opened in 1978 Tel Aviv. This unique global institution tells the ongoing and extraordinary story of the Jewish people and connects Jewish people to their roots.

Gesher Galicia promotes and conducts Jewish genealogical and historical research for Galicia, a province of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, which today is part of southeastern Poland and western Ukraine. 

ITS: Intenational Tracing Institute: located in Bad Arolen, Germany
The Central Name Index, with 50 million reference cards on 17.5 million persons, is a globally unique testimony on the crimes of the Nazi Regime and its consequences.  Archival searches to obtain documentation on a family can be done by email or visiting the site. ITS is an archive, educational, research  and documentation center on former victims of Nazi persecution and the liberated survivors.

JCC Krakow: - site showing the on going activities in Krakow. Opened in 2008 by HRH the Prince of Wales. We serve Krakow's growing Jewish community and visitors from all over the world

Jewish Gen: Affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust   A genealogy website features thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestryresearch and find family members. 

JHI:  The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute 
 ul. Tłomackie 3/500–090 Warsaw, Poland.  The mission of the Jewish Historical Institute is to spread knowledge about the heritage of the thousand years of Jewish presence on the Polish lands. Museum tours are available.  Original documents for Holocaust Era can be found here.  Genealogy Department:

 JRI:  Jewish Records Indexing:   Launched in early 1995, JRI - Poland is the largest fully searchable data base of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online.

The Jewish Museum: exhibits, events, on-line shopping, in  N.Y.C.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - history, maps, archives

USC Shoah Foundation The Institue for Visual History and Education  Photo and Video archive of Testimonies with survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.   

Virtual SHTETK:   The "Virtual Shtetl" is devoted to the Jewish history of Poland. Currently, our portal is a source of information,

Yad Vashem - The central base for Shoah victims' names, education and exhibits.  The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority.

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