LogoFavorite Web Sites of SFBAJGS Members

Beginners to Jewish Genealogy

The Family Search Jewish Genealogy Research Wiki
JewishGen First Timer
JewishGen FAQ

Other JGS Compendia

The Jewish Genealogy Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County

Jewish Genealogy

JewishGen                            THE site for Jewish Genealogy
SFBAJGS                              San Francisco Bay Area JGS
KehilaLinks                          Pages for ancestral towns and regions
Yizkor Book Project                  Memorial books for towns and regions 
IAJGS                                International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
JGS Inc. (New York JGS)              Links to numerous databases and more
JGS of Great Britain                  	    
Avotaynu                             Publisher of works on Jewish genealogy; databases
Simon Wiesenthal Center                
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum       Visit "Collections & Archives"
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)  Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group     Collection of Holocaust data
Yad Vashem Names Database                    Holocaust data and Pages of Testimony
Jewish Community Library (San Francisco)     Online Catalog
Jewish Cemeteries in the San Francisco Bay Area
Sites for Hungarian Research          From Vivian Kahn's Presentation
Deciphering Jewish Gravestones
Museum of Family History


Vital Records Agencies in California         Links to sources for vital records in California
Links to Steve Morse's Web Pages             Search databases including Ellis Island, Census, and much more!
California Genealogical Society and Library             
Allen County Public Library                  Resource listing
U.S. National Archives & Records Admin       Genealogy page
Cyndi's List                                 More thans 215,000 genealogy links!
Family Tree Maker - Genealogy Home Page  
Federation of E. European History Societies 
Gensite                                      Links to and rankings of popular genealogy sites
National Genealogical Society 
Museum of Family History 	             Cemetery Project including gravestone inscriptions and photos in NY and NJ, more
Oakland Regional Family History Center 	     LDS Family History Library. Catalog for Bay Area FHCs, class schedule, more
13 Genealogy Myths and Misconceptions

San Francisco Genealogy

California Genealogical Society and Library
CA-Bound Passengers on ships and wagon trains 1848-1873
San Francisco Genealogy
Extensive resources for San Francisco and San Mateo County records, more Museum of the City of San Francisco List of Persons Who Died in the 1906 Great Earthquake and Fire The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Maps and Locations

U.S. Zip Codes	  		U.S. Zip Code + 4 lookup and more
Global Gazetteer 		Directory of cities and towns worldwide
Mapquest                        Search for addresses mapped in many parts of the world 
Yahoo Maps 		        Search addresses in the U.S. and Canada
Google Maps 		        Best for U.S. address searches
Map 24                          World-wide map search; directions, town street diagrams, more
GEOnet Names Server             Search the Names Server for latitude/longitude 
TerraServer   	           	View landforms: few if any location names
Map24 		                Search for towns in the U.S., Europe, and elsewhere. Route planner and more

E-Mail Address Directories

Internet Address Finder


Snopes                   Search for Internet hoaxes

Genealogy Software

Family Tree Maker - for Windows
Brothers Keeper - shareware for Windows
Reunion - for Macintosh

Computer Utilities

McAfee/Computer Associates      virus detector - a must!                 
Norton/Symantec                 virus detector - a must!

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