Sephardic Databaseson IGRA’s Website #sephardic

Elena Bazes

The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) is proud to collaborate with SephardicGen and announces today “The Jeff Malka SephardicGen Database Collection”, a Sephardic collection commemorating Jeff Malka, Mathilde Tagger and SephardicGen. We are grateful to Jeffrey S. Malka, M.D. for making part of the extensive SephardicGen collection available to IGRA to incorporate it in the AID - All Israel Database.

A preview of the databases is available at



Births in the Turkish Community of Vienna    1,438 listings

Marriages    14,676 listings     

The Turkish Community of Vienna, Wedding Register (1846-1938)

            Russe (Rutschuk) Wedding Register (1889-1929)

            Izmir Marriages-Brides and Grooms (1820-1933)

Sephardic Rabbis     3,623 listings

            Aleppo Rabbis

            Rabbis of Algeria

            Bulgarian Chief Rabbis (since the independence of the country) 1878-1949

            Fas vehakhameiha   [Fes and its rabbis]

            Malkhei Rabbanan [Rabbis of Morocco]

            Sephardic Chief Rabbis in Eretz Yisrael (1665-2007)

            Chief Rabbis of Turkey (1454-2007)

Belgrade 1856 Census-Jewish Community    307 listings

Voters’ List 1880 Constantine, Algeria    1,778 listings

Residents in various Jewish communities     11,367 listings

            Jewish Records in the 15th century Seville Archives

            Personal Files from the Amsterdam Community

            1919 Directory of the Kingdom of Bulgaria

            Bulgarian Jewish Casualties in Balkan Wars and WWI

            Prominent Jews in Bulgaria in the 19th and 20th Centuries

            History of Jews in Turkey

            La voix d’Israel, Oran (1914-1943)

            Prominent Jews in Egypt (1942-1943)

            Fargeon-Les Juifs d’Egypte des origines a nos jours

            Jewish surnames from the periodical Sefarad (1941-2007)

Livorno Charity 1644 and 1715         83 listings

Deaths         215 listings

            Craiova War Memorial for Jews who perished in 1913, 1916-1919

            Jewish victims of Libyan Riots in 1945,1948 and 1967

Cemeteries     2,300 listings

Deportations to Camps  1939-1943     4,960 listings

Murdered in the Holocaust     851 listings

            Index of Jews of Monastir (Bitola) who perished in theTreblinka Death Camp,

March 1943


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To view the databases, go to the database tab on the website.

Elena Biegel Bazes

IGRA Publicity Chair



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