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Jan 12, 2022

Yad Vashem Partners With JewishGen on Holocaust Genealogy Database

From an article in the Jerusalem Post:

Yad Vashem – known universally as the World Holocaust Remembrance Center – will enter a partnership with the Museum of Jewish Heritage’s “Living Memorial of the Holocaust” project, as well as the museum’s Jewish genealogy affiliate JewishGen, with the intention of sharing data on genealogical 

records.

“By making available these precious records via JewishGen, the broader Jewish community can more easily research names of family and friends who were murdered during the Holocaust,” said Museum of Jewish Heritage President and CEO Jack Kliger. “The agreement facilitates access to the resources of our Museum and Yad Vashem, two of the most prestigious Holocaust memorial institutions in the world.”

You can read the full article at: https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/article-692240.