The Award-Winning Searchable Database of Indexes to Jewish Records of Poland
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.
Polish State Archives & JRI-Poland Sign Historic Agreement Expanding Access to Records!
On Friday, Feb. 15 2013, the Polish State Archives (PSA) and Jewish Records Indexing-Poland (JRI-Poland) entered into a new multi-year agreement that will expand access to Jewish records for thousands of family historians.
The agreement will enable JRI-Poland to rapidly expand its current online database of indices to five million records. With the support of researchers from the hundreds of towns with records in the JRI-Poland database, indices to more than one million additional records are expected to become available within a year.
The agreement reflects a resumption of cooperation between the PSA and JRI-Poland, whose landmark agreement from 1997-2006 resulted in the indexing of more than four million records whose listings are searchable in the JRI-Poland database. [read more]