CORRECTION Re: Israel Archives digitizes pre-independence records from Jerusalem #germany

Michael Moritz

It has been helpfully pointed out to me that I referenced the wrong
Israeli society in my post the other day. My research to find the
Jerusalem neighborhood was >from the Israel Genealogy Research
Association (IGRA), whose website is The referenced
collection was "Voters List Knesset Israel 1942."

Best, Michael Moritz New York michael.d.moritz@...

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 I mistakenly wrote:
The xxxx Israel xxx Archives have recently put online some
collections that have significant value.
1. 1947 Jerusalem Census.
Images >from the 1947 Jerusalem census have been put online, and here
is an overview in Hebrew: These records are
not indexed, but instead searchable by Jerusalem neighborhood. I was
able to find relatives after considerable effort by searching on the
Israeli Genealogical Society's database, which includes voter lists
from the early 1940s that states an individual's neighborhood. Then I
browsed within that neighborhood in the census collection. Within a
file, the entries are generally ordered by the first letter of the
last name (although not necessarily in perfect order).

There is no English search, so you have to be able to read Hebrew.
2. 1938-1939 German registration forms >from the Jerusalem Consulate
This collection is of significant value for those with German ancestry
that went to Jerusalem. There is seemingly a registration form for
every family that was a German citizen and living in Jerusalem as of
1938/early 1939. Each form includes birth date, place of birth,
parents' names, their birth dates and locations, and children's names.
The entries are ordered alphabetically. I submitted a request for
each entry to be digitized, but seemingly forgot the file for surnames
ranging >from S to Sch, so that was now requested to be added.
The collection is only for those living in Jerusalem--it does not
Here are the direct links:
S-Sch: **to come**

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