IGRA’s Immigration Databases for Aliyah Day

Elena Bazes

In honor of Aliyah Day, November 5, 2019, the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) is proud to present “The Immigration Collection”.

Since 2011 IGRA has been building databases of which 14% deal with immigration to Eretz Israel. This includes 211,548 listings which contain information indicating when a person immigrated to Palestine/Eretz Israel/Israel. It spans the period from before World War One to after the founding of the State of Israel.

The documents that the files were compiled from were obtained from various archives, both inside and outside of Israel.

A preview of the databases can be seen at:


Before viewing and searching the databases, please register for free on the IGRA website:


To search the databases, go to


Elena Biegel Bazes

IGRA Publicity Chair