New and Updated Databases on IGRA's Website #general

Elena Bazes

The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) has just released new
and updated databases on its website. There are over 1,300,000 records
available in our databases. We want to thank the participating
archives and the many volunteers who have prepared these databases.
With each release we provide a variety of records to our collection.

A preview of the databases is available at

New Databases

Tel Aviv Census, Mahlul Neighborhood 1928 1,038 listings

Information available include family name, first name, name of father,
age, profession and address -- Hebrew. >from the Historical Municipal
Archives of Tel Aviv-Yafo (Images available)

Internees in Occupied Territories 1941-2 195 listings

The forms are in Latin characters and include the name, age, amount of
monthly relief received, the camp they were in, the last permanent
address of record and nearest relatives or friends of British Subjects
(Palestinian) interned in occupied France. >from the Israel State
Archives. (Images available)

Secret Fleet 275 listings

This is part of our Illegal Immigration collection. The names are in
English. The list comes >from "The Jews' Secret Fleet" by Murray S.
Greenfield and Joseph M. Hochstein, Gefen Publishing House Ltd, 2010-
"This is the dramatic story of the rescue of Jews >from Europe after
World War II by North American Jewish volunteers. These men and their
ships smashed through the British blockade and brought thousands of
refugees to safe haven in Palestine." (No images)

Altalena 1948 363 listings

These are lists of those who were immigrants on the Altalena. The
information available (in Latin characters) includes the name (first
and last), date of birth, city and country of birth. >from the
Jabotinsky Institute in Israel (Images available)

Egged Employees 1949 289 listings

Information available: family name, first name, address, sometimes a
signature. >from the Egged Bus Co. Historical Archive -- Hebrew (Images

Updated Databases

Palestine Marriage/Divorce Certificates
2,618 listings

Additional marriage/divorce certificates have been added to this
impressive database. These certificates may be typed or handwritten
and include names of bride and groom, their residence, the community
they belong to, their age and their occupation. It also includes
information names of the parents, their occupation and where they
live. >from the Israel State Archives (Images available)

"Operation on Eagles Wings", January 1950 2,138 Listings

The names of the individuals participating in this extraordinary
Aliyah are available and there is information about where they came
from, the camp they were in, and some identifying information. There
is a link at the bottom of the page which will take you to the pages
with much more additional data. >from the JDC Archives (No images)

1963 Telephone Directory, Letters P-Q, second half of S 4,378 Listings

The phone book is in English and the available information includes
the name, address and phone number and possibly more. >from the Library
of Congress (Images available)

Voter List – Knesset Israel, Tel Aviv, (Appendix A, Letters tzadi - tuf)
1936 29,370 Listings

The data available includes the name of the father, the age of the
voter, sex of the individual, the community they were affiliated with
and where they lived at that time. This database is in Hebrew. From
the Historical Municipal Archives of Tel Aviv-Yaffo (Images

Please note, the IGRA databases are now searchable to all registrants.
The search results page is also available to all registrants.
Additional details regarding most databases are available only to paid
IGRA members. Certain exceptions exist due to requests of the specific

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