Friday, November 25, 2005

Sephardic genealogical records

Press Release:

The International Society for Sephardic Progress (ISFSP) is pleased to announce that one of the largest and most important collections of Jewish genealogical records, one that includes an extensive amount of Sephardic data, has been made available for public research. The material covers the period from 1870 to the present.
The new online-accessible collection includes over 50,000 records, including more than 35 thousand Istanbul marriage records and some 15,000 death and burial records from other sources including the Chief Rabbinate of Turkey and the Ashkenazi and Italian community records. The data also comes from several Istanbul cemeteries.
Researchers may visit www.isfsp.org/istanbul to access the new genealogical database.
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