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By Mathilde Tagger & Yitzhak Kerem
Resources on Sephardic history and genealogy in Israeli archives. Organized by country of origin.

Guidebook for Sephardic and Oriental Genealogical Sources in Israel

  • This book reveals the wealth of resources on Sephardic Jewish history and genealogy in Israel. Even though research can be conducted abroad, the essential sources and collections are located in Israel. It encompasses important archival collections such as the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People; the Central Zionist Archives; the Jewish National and University Library – Department of Manu­scripts and Archives, the Jewish National and University Library – Institute of Hebrew Microfilmed Manu­scripts; the Ben Zvi Institute Library; Yad Vashem Library; and countless other repositories maintained by research institutes and museums and managed by various immigrant and other ethnic associations in Israel.

    The book is divided alphabetically by country as shown in the Table of Contents below. The twenty-nine appendices contain name lists, the majority of which were found in archival material.


    Table of Contents


    List of Surnames in the Consolidated Name Index Appendix


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