recent additions to JOWBR #galicia
In early August many tens of thousands of new records were added to
JOWBR, JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry, a searchable
database, bringing the total number of records to almost 600,000.
Check the names and locations of all the cemeteries included in this
The additions included over 50,000 burial records >from Canada, over
16,000 records >from the United States, as well as new records >from
England, Hungary, Israel, Mauritius, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia,
Slovakia, and Ukraine.
The cemetery visits by participants at the IAJGS conference in New
York will, it is hoped, bring many new submissions to JOWBR.
The database can be searched at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Instructions are at
Please contact me or Nolan Altman, JOWBR Technical Coordinator,
<firstname.lastname@example.org> if you have any questions. We want to extend our
appreciation to Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their special
efforts to get these records online before the Conference.
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition