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The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) “Immigration Collection” contains documents obtained from archives both inside and outside of Israel covering the period before World War I to after the founding of the State of Israel. A preview of the databases can be seen at: https://www.slideshare.net/igra3/immigration-day-2019

Before viewing and searching the databases, please register for free on the IGRA website: http://genealogy.org.il/

IGRA Israel Resource Guide https://genealogy.org.il/resources/israel-resources/

IGRA How to Request Official Documents from the Ministry of Interior:


The Israel Genealogical Society


(has a database called EIRI)

Bezeq144 Israel Phone Directory https://stevemorse.org/hebrew/bezeq.html

Israel Phone Directory (Non-official) http://www.israelpb.com/

Reverse Phone Lookup http://441il.com/reverse_lookup/phone_number/israel.html

My Heritage

(click on Asia – Israel on map) https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Israel/israel-genealogy-vital-records?s=164998412

Israel State Archives https://catalog.archives.gov.il/en/chapter/how-to-search-the-website-and-order-files/

World Zionist Organization Central Zionist Archives http://www.zionistarchives.org.il/en/about-us/Pages/Default.aspx

Center for Jewish History Genealogy Guide: Israel https://libguides.cjh.org/genealogyguides/israel/websites

Encyclopedia of the Founders and Builders of Israel http://www.tidhar.tourolib.org/

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