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Online Census Databases, Israel Genealogy Research Association

The Israel Genealogy Research Association has the following census collections in its online searchable database. To search the database, go to their Search Engine here.

Nufus Jerusalem 1890

This census contains only males and was probably prepared for use of the military in the Ottoman Empire. It contains males of all the various Jewish ethnic communities in Jerusalem. Sometimes it was hard to differentiate between the given name and the surname. This ledger from the Archive of the Council of the Sephardi and Oriental Communities, Jerusalem found in the Jerusalem Municipal Archives. It belongs to the Council of the Sephardi and Oriental Communities, Jerusalem, who have given permission to publish this database. Our thanks to Mr. Ephraim Levy who transcribed it to modern Hebrew script.

1910 Nufus of the Council of the Sephardi and Oriental Communites of Jerusalem

This a list from the ledger found in the Archive of the Council of the Sephardi and Oriental Communities, Jerusalem found in the Jerusalem Municipal Archives. The nufus was the census conducted for the Turkish government. The list contains 2,204 names of those living in the Old City of Jerusalem and in some of the neighborhoods outside of the walls of the Old City. The nufus includes year of birth and occupation. The ledger belongs to the Council of the Sephardi and Oriental Communities, Jerusalem, who have given permission to publish this database. Our thanks to Mr. Ephraim Levy who transcribed it to modern Hebrew script.

1922 Tel-Aviv

This was the first census conducted by the British in Palestine. Not all of it remains. The census for Tel-Aviv includes 13,262 residents. It include their names and for most their addresses. The census was found in the Historical Municipal Archives of Tel-Aviv – Yaffo .

Karkur Census 1931

This list was found in the Pardes Hana-Karkur Archives. It consists of the names of 81 people.

Online Tel Aviv Censuses at the Archives of Tel Aviv-Jaffa