A work in progress!


Avotaynu – major publisher of Jewish genealogy books &  journal

JewishGen – home of Jewish genealogy on the internet – top commercial genealogy website

Cyndi’s List – web’s largest list of genealogical resources – FamilySearch (LDS Library) – Ontario Genealogical Society – Routes to Roots Foundation (Miriam Weiner)

Note: the following website apparently offers discount coupons for Ancestry and other commodities and services. has not tested and does not endorse the veracity of this website.

CANADA – 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. – Canadian Jewish & other ethnic newspapers – Archives of Ontario – Ontario Jewish Archives – Pier 21

Genealogy Canada – daily genealogy blog

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

TORONTO – Toronto neighbourhoods historic photos – Historic photos from around North Toronto – Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto) – Benjamin’s Park Memorial Chapel (Toronto obits) – Steeles Memorial Chapel (Toronto obits)

Toronto Then and Now – Toronto history in photos – Crime & Punishment in Canada – Toronto photos, memorabilia – Toronto historical plaques – 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) – Toronto postcards – more Toronto photos & postcards – Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society blog – Ivansker Society history & newsletter – Radom Society photo with names

A brief history of what is now known as Dundas Street (BlogTO) — Historical Maps of Toronto

INTERNATIONAL & MISCELLANEOUS – FreeBMD – (index of British civil registrations)

Jewish Encyclopedia – 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, on-line – Lower East Side Tenement Museum – NYPL Yizkor Books –  Yad Vashem (Holocaust research) – Wagman family cousins club – Bossin family cousins club – Sherlock Cohn, Photo Genealogist – Stephen P. Morse (terrific internet search tools) — Blogger examines new 1940 US census & much more — Deckelbaum Family Tree — Fascinating video about Jewish DNA