The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) has just released new and updated databases on its website. There are over 1,400,000 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
Benefactors of the Tachkimoni School Jaffa 1909 919 Listings
Tourists in Palestine 1935 615 Listings
“Helkat Mehokek” 1 booklet (inscriptions of headstones in Mount of Olives cemetery) 1744-1903 1,300 Listings
Voters’ List of the Sephardic General Assembly in Jerusalem 1939 1,465 Listings
Voters Local Authorities Bat Yam 1939 559 Listings
Immigration Certificate Applications 1946 966 Listings
Jerusalem Census 1947 (Part One) 3,757 Listings
Lists of Rabbis from Rabbi Herzog’s Files 813 Listings
General Service Medal and the Colonial Police Fire Brigades Long Service Medal 1941-1957 54 Listings
Knesset Candidates April and September 2019 2,756 Listings
Residents Jerusalem United Home for the Aged 1823-1911 409 Listings
Births in Zikhron Ya’akov 1884-1920 1,409 Listings
Tel Aviv Census 1928 Various Neighborhoods 5,144 Listings
Voters’ List Knesset Israel 1936 Haifa Letters Lamed, Shin-Tof 2,227 Listings
Notrim-Jewish Police Force British Mandate Period Railway 1941 1,439 Listings
Palestine Marriage/Divorce Certificates 2,294 Listings
Telephone Directory Haifa 1963 Letters A-D 3,752 Listings
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 archives.
Before viewing the databases, please register for free on the IGRA website:
To view the databases, go to the database tab on the website.
Elena Biegel Bazes
IGRA Publicity Chair