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Additional Links of Interest to Jewish Researchers

http://jgsla.org/research/library-lafhl – index to the JGSLA permanent book collection located at the LAFHL

http://jgsla.org/research/microfilms-at-lafhl – list of microfilms of Jewish interest located at the LAFHL

http://www.jewishgen.org/ – Jewish Gen; the Premier site for doing Jewish research. Requires registration but no subscription

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/ – complete list of Jewish Gen databases

http://www.sephardicgen.com/ – Sephardic Gen; the Premier website for doing Jewish Sephardic (Spanish) research

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/fhlc/ - An index of Jewish Records in the Family History Library Catalog prepared by Mormon Church member Nancy Goodstein Goldberg Hilton of the Family History Library and presented to the members of the Jewish International Society on the occasion of their Genealogical Conference in Salt Lake City in 2000. It includes nearly 4,500 record descriptions of specifically Jewish items in the FHL catalog.

http://www.yadvashem.org/ – to search for names of victims of the Holocaust (commonly referred to as the Shoah)

http://www.sephardicgen.com/sitemap.htm - Sephardic Gen site map with additional links helpful in Sephardic research

http://www.jgscv.org/ – Jewish Genealogical Society of Conejo Valley and Ventura County (for patrons living in the San Fernando Valley, Conejo Valley, and Ventura County)

Additional excellent websites although not necessarily Jewish

http://www.stevenmorse.org/ – Steven Morse’s One Step website for researching immigration, census, and vital records

http://www.italiangen.org/ – Italian Gen – database of naturalizations and vital records in the New York City area