Comprehensive Information about World Jewry
Jewish Reference Resource
Resource for "Creating the Synagogue Archives"
American Jewish Historical Society
Our Shared Legacy: World War II and "The Joint"
Project HEART (Holocaust Era Restitution Taskforce)
Milwaukee County Passport Program Family History/Welcome To the Bensman Family by Allen B. Saxe.html
This website contains detailed histories of the Bensman family.
The Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group compiles Holocaust survivor lists and death lists in Poland.
Beth Hatefutsoth, the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora. This Museum in Israel exists to create a monument to the Jewish Diaspora, past and present.
Genealogical institute at the Center for Jewish History in New York
This is the website for the Center for Jewish History in New York and provides a comprehensive history, along with a timeline and photos, of American Jews.
"Witness to a Jewish Century". Library of family pictures and memories from Central Europe. Also features cooking, travel, reading, writing, and research opportunities.
Chicago Jewish Historical Society
Golda Meir Center in Denver, Colorado. Provides a virtual tour of Golda's only home still standing in the United States.
Golda Meir holdings at the UW-Milwaukee Area Research Center.
The Jewish Genealogical Yearbook is a great resource for locating information about organizations involved in Jewish genealogy.
The primary source for researchers of Jewish genealogy around the world.
Jewish War Veterans of the United States
Jewish Women's Archive
Milwaukee County Historical Society.
Provides a listing of Jewish Agencies in the Milwaukee area.
Provides contact information for many Milwaukee area synagogues.
This index contains over 32,000 records of persons who served in World War I from Milwaukee County.
National Museum of American Jewish History
National Museum of American Jewish Military History
"Preserving my Heritage". Offers suggestions to care for precious items in your own home.
This is an index to the Wisconsin Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents from the Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office Automated Records Project.
Shamash is a Jewish network which provides listings of educational and community resources throughout the world.
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago, Illinois.
Wisconsin Historical Society.
Provides an index of Wisconsin residents who served in the Civil War. survivors
Thirty years ago, the Wisconsin Historical Society interviewed twenty two Holocaust survivors and two American witnesses. The 3,000+ pages of transcripts are all available for viewing at this website.
Provides many sources for information about Milwaukee history.
YIVO is the center for study of Yiddish language and East European Jewry.
This free online enyclopedia provides valuable information about various Eastern European shtetls. Numerous photographs, audio recordings, narratives and video clips are available for viewing on the website.

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