Netherlands Jewish Research

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The FamilySearch moderator for the Netherlands is Daniel Jones.

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Map of the Netherlands

  • To view present-day Netherlands at Google Maps, click here.
  • For a Jewish population density map of Europe in 1900, click here.
    Note the higher concentration in the Alsace area.

Netherlands Jewish History

  • Read the article History of the Jews in the Netherlands by clicking here. Family Finder

Find others, possibly cousins, searching for your family name in the same countries, cities, and villages. Search the JewishGen Family Finder by clicking here. Free registration required.

Ashkenazi Amsterdam in the Eighteenth Century "Research of the family origins and heritage of Dutch Jewry (A.R.)"

Netherlands Jewish Records

  • Read an article on the FamilySearch Wiki discussing available Jewish records by clicking here.

Netherlands Civil Registration (1797-1912)

  • The (WhoWasWho) website presents historical personal information (births, marriages, deaths, etc.), aggregated from archive collections and user generated content. The database contains digital information from documents (records) about persons in the past.
    To visit the website, click here.
  • To begin an advanced search for persons in the database, click here.


  • In this War Graves Foundation database you will find the details of the more than 180.000 Dutch war casualties, including many Jewish death records [only in the Dutch language at this time]. Access the database by clicking here.

Facebook Research Community

  • Get ideas and help with genealogy in the Netherlands by clicking here.
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