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Genealogical Online Data Resources

Online collection of more than 700 Yizkor Books produced by the NYPL and the National Yiddish Book Center. Displays individual page images for each book.
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The first database to include immigration to the United States through Ellis Island. This link will take you to a search form designed by Dr. Stephen Morse, computer whiz, which is easier to use and more flexible than the one provided at the Ellis Island website.
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A database of Jewish graves, with transcribed matzevah (gravestone) data, and sometimes photos.
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 Russian website dedicated to the Jewish Genealogy. Has a big database plus a forum with plenty of links and information.
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Language: English  A database detailing the Jewish-genealogy-related inventory of many archives in Bessarabia.
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Births, marriages, marriage indexes, deaths and divorce records for the Jewish community of Kishinev Text in Russian and Hebrew. Images on 37 Microfilms. Full contents description on the link.
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 According to the website, they cover the European territory of the former Russian Empire, people born before 1918. We estimate that the Center's website has more than 6 million individual name entries ... between 500,000 and 1 million Jewish name entries.
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Other Data Resources

Website with maps, photos
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 A huge list of downloadable books related to Kishinev and Bessarabia on oldchisinau.com
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at museumoffamilyhistory.com
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A listing of cemeteries with Jewish burials,and innformation about the cemeteries.
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Edited by Cyrus Adler, Philadelphia, 1904, (on Internet Archive)
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Life in Old Kishinev

Information and Facts from Bessarabia in 1906
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 Historical Information and Facts from Bessarabia, by Wolf Moskovich, in The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, May 22, 2010 (YIVO Institute for Jewish Research)
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Historical Information and Facts from Kishinev, by Wolf Moskovich, in The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, May 11, 2010 (YIVO Institute for Jewish Research)
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 Historical information and pictures from Old Kishinev
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by Getsy Gidwitz, in Jerusalem Letter, no. 390 (15 September 1998, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs)
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 Jewish Virtual Library
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Website with virtual exhibition of Judaica from Moldova. Items that can be viewed (images and information) include: digitized photographs ( persons as well as the area), documents ( including lists of people deported during the Holocaust), Judaica items, tombstones and Jewish cemeteries, art objects, videos and more.
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Life in Kishinev Today

The biggest Jewish Community Center of the Republic of Moldova
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 News related to the Jewish Community in Kishinev published by UCSJ, a NGO that reports human rights situations thoughout Eurasia and provides humanitarian aid and protection to Jewish people and other minorities.
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 by Dr. Clara Jignea, Professor Yakov Kopansky and Semion Shoikhet The Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation
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Maps & Gazetteers

Marx's Large world table Atlas is an adaptation of Debe's Atlas, with the placenames converted to Russian, and with the addition of sixteen plates of European Russia, Европейская Россія. This page links to scans of these sixteen plates.
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Old Street Maps on oldchisinau.com
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 1917, in German
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Tools

After Dr. Stephen Morse designed a better Ellis Island search form, he realized there was a need for similar access to many databases. This link has all of them.
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People

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Miscelaneous

Vasile Aleksandri (Kotovskiy Street)
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