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New site/app for searching graves in Israel #Israel #research

David
 

This might be useful for those searching people buried in Israel,

I was just drawn attention (was posted on the sephardi facebook page) to the following new searchable site:-

https://gravez.me/

It should be warned that the site is in Hebrew only (as far as I can see).

David Ziants

Ma'aleh Adumim, Israel

Searching: ZIANTS, ISMACH (DAVIDSON,OSMAN), ZENETSKY (SCHLOSBERG), FRIEDMAN, ALPERT (from Narewka, Bialystok, Lomza, Lodz, Bielsk, Warsaw); GEWELBA (GABLE, RAVELLE, GALE), SINGER (from Warsaw); MICHAELS (UK and W. Europe); REINA, VIEYRA, JUDA-RODRIGUEZ/PASQUAL (UK and Netherlands).

 

Odeda Zlotnick
 

First: many many thanks to David - I have just found a gravestone (and date of death) that I have been looking for for a long time!

Second: the site does have an Englisih interface -- upper left hand corner of the Hebrew, site, or the following link: https://gravez.me/en/.  However the site doesn't translated or transcribe names, so, you have to know the Hebrew spelling of the name you're searching for.
Once you've got the name - you get all the information (except for the name) in English.

And the spelling has to be exact - the search engine does not work like a google search.
So, when you ask for help in transcribing, make sure to ask for alternative spellings.

And if it's common name - the more details you have, the better.

Odeda

Werner Hirsch
 

Thank you very much for this post, I was able to find the graves of several of my family members.  I did put in the names that I was looking for in English, and it found them even though there was only a Hebrew name on the stone.  So, I would guess that the site does, at least,some conversion from English to Hebrew.j

Odeda Zlotnick
 

I was able to find the graves of several of my family members.  I did put in the names that I was looking for in English, and it found them even though there was only a Hebrew name on the stone.  So, I would guess that the site does, at least,some conversion from English to Hebrew.j
That's interesting - it must be either name dependent, or cemetery dependent.
Both names I searched for yesterday were in the Kfar Saba cemetery.
I checked today :
Searched for my aunt who was buried in Haifa and has a Hebrew surname and give name with a single transliteration  - and found her grave.
Searched for my Dad, buried in Jerusalem but only found his grave after I misspelled the surname: "Zlotnik" worked, "Zlotnick" (correct speling for our family) did not.
I found a Koenig, in Jerusalem (not a family member),
But did not find any Mendelowitch, (of which there more than 250 in Hebrew) not matter how I tried to spell it in Latin letters.

Conclusion: It depends on the name - and how (or if) it was transliterated 


Odeda










elsbo@...
 

 I put the names in Hebrew. I could only write the first 4 letters but I found relatives that I've been searching for.