Czech Republic Jewish Research

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Maps of the Czech Republic

  • To view the present-day Czech Republic at Google Maps, click here.
  • For a Jewish population density map of Europe in 1900, click here.

Czech Republic Jewish History

  • To learn more about Jewish Vital Registers, Familiant Law, and Project Bohemia, Moravia et Silesia Judaica, click here.
  • Read the article History of the Jews in the Czech Republic by clicking here. Family Finder

Find others, possibly cousins, searching for your family name in the same countries, cities, and villages. Search the JewishGen Family Finder by clicking here. Free registration required.

Ashkenazi Amsterdam in the Eighteenth Century "Research of the family origins and heritage of Dutch Jewry (A.R.)"

Czech Republic Jewish Records

  • Learn more about available Jewish records by clicking here.
  • Take the online FamilySearch course (8 minutes including videos and slides) Using Online Czech Records: Jewish Registers by clicking here.

Czech Republic Jewish Registers

  • Records of the former Jewish communities of the entire Czech Republic are located at the National Archives in Prague. Some of these records are already on line. To learn more, click here.

The JewishGen Austria-Czech Database

  • More than 360,000 records for Austria and the Czech Republic, from a variety of sources, including: cemetery data, Yizkor books, and Holocaust sources. Requires free registration. To search, click here.

Help with Czech Republic Jewish Research

  • Access the Austria-Czech Special Interest Group (SIG) by clicking here.
  • Access the Facebook Czechoslovakia Genealogy Research Community by clicking here.

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