Links

A work in progress!

GENEALOGY — MAJOR SITES 

Avotaynu – major publisher of Jewish genealogy books &  journal

JewishGen – home of Jewish genealogy on the internet

Ancestry.com – top commercial genealogy website

Cyndi’s List – web’s largest list of genealogical resources

familysearch.org – FamilySearch (LDS Library)

ogs.on.ca – Ontario Genealogical Society

rtrfoundation.org – Routes to Roots Foundation (Miriam Weiner)

Note: the following website apparently offers discount coupons for Ancestry and other commodities and services. www.billgladstone.ca has not tested and does not endorse the veracity of this website. http://www.therawfeed.com/stores/ancestry-com

CANADA

www.collectionscanada.gc.ca – Canadian Genealogy Centre

Features Canadian naturalizations (1915-1936) by name; to 1951 by date & month; immigration records (1925-1935); soldiers of the First World War CEF (1914-1918);LI-RA-MA Records (Russian Consular Records); Canadian censuses (not searchable by name); and much more. 

multiculturalcanada.ca/mcc_cjr – Canadian Jewish & other ethnic newspapers

archives.gov.on.ca – Archives of Ontario

ontariojewisharchives.org – Ontario Jewish Archives

pier21.ca – Pier 21

Genealogy Canada – daily genealogy blog

Canadian Jewish Casualties of WW2 in Northern France (Ellin Bessner blog)

TORONTO
http://wholemap.com/historic/toronto.php?neighbourhood – Toronto neighbourhoods historic photos

http://wholemap.com/historic/toronto.php?neighbourhood=North%20Toronto – Historic photos from around North Toronto

jgstoronto.ca – Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto)

benjaminsparkmemorialchapel.ca – Benjamin’s Park Memorial Chapel (Toronto obits)

steeles.org – Steeles Memorial Chapel (Toronto obits)

Toronto Then and Now – Toronto history in photos

http://www.russianbooks.org/crime/cp0.htm – Crime & Punishment in Canada

UrbanToronto.ca – Toronto photos, memorabilia

http://www.torontoplaques.com/ – Toronto historical plaques

http://fridaynightmag.com/blog/ – Jewish Toronto online magazine

George White: Toronto Star Newsboy Builds a Stairway to Broadway (Part 1)

George White: Toronto Star Newsboy Builds a Stairway to Broadway (Part 2)

http://chuckmanothercollectionvolume5.blogspot.com/ – Toronto postcards

http://chuckmantorontonostalgia.wordpress.com – more Toronto photos & postcards

http://ivansker.blogspot.ca/ – Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society blog

http://www.ivanskproject.org/index.html – Ivansker Society history & newsletter

http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/lndsmn-radom-tor.htm – Radom Society photo with names

A brief history of what is now known as Dundas Street (BlogTO)

http://oldtorontomaps.blogspot.ca — Historical Maps of Toronto

INTERNATIONAL & MISCELLANEOUS 

freebmd.org.uk – FreeBMD – (index of British civil registrations)

Jewish Encyclopedia – 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, on-line

http://www.tenement.org – Lower East Side Tenement Museum

nypl.org/research/chss/jws/yizkorbooks_intro.cfm – NYPL Yizkor Books

yadvashem.org –  Yad Vashem (Holocaust research)

http://www.ruchel-isaac.org/ – Wagman family cousins club

http://bossincousins.wordpress.com/ – Bossin family cousins club

http://www.sherlockcohn.com – Sherlock Cohn, Photo Genealogist

stevemorse.org – Stephen P. Morse (terrific internet search tools)

http://jewishgenealogyjourney.blogspot.ca/ — Blogger examines new 1940 US census & much more

http://genealogy.caroldeckelbaum.com/index.html — Deckelbaum Family Tree

http://fun.mivzakon.co.il/video/General/8740/%D7%9E%D7%97%D7%A7%D7%A8.html — Fascinating video about Jewish DNA


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