JRI-Poland wins coveted 2014 IAJGS
"Award for Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet"

2014 IAJGS Award
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On August 1, 2014, at the closing banquet of the annual International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Jewish Records Indexing – Poland received the 2014 IAJGS (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies) "Award for Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet".

The certificate accompanying the award states:

JRI-Poland is recognized for providing since 1995 searchable on-line indices of Jewish records from current and former territories of Poland and for its recent ground-breaking multi-year agreement with the Polish State Archives (PSA) in a massive effort to digitize all vital records in more than 30 regional archives. This initiative will dramatically expand access to records for family historians tracing their Jewish roots to Poland and make them freely available online.

The executive committee and board of Jewish Records Indexing – Poland acknowledges the remarkable efforts of its many hundreds of volunteers and the generosity of researchers around the world. Our success is due to the boundless energy of those volunteers together with the support of contributors with a common interest. This combination of dedication and generosity characterizes the very best in the world of Jewish Genealogy.

The Award-Winning Searchable Database of Indexes to Jewish Records of Poland

JRI-Poland 18th Anniversary

Launched in early 1995, JRI - Poland is the largest fully searchable database of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online.

5 million records from more than 550 Polish towns are now indexed. More are being added every few months.

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