Searchable records databases
Polish vital records and civil registries
Polish vital records – births, deaths, marriages
Original scanned records.
Polish-Jewish records on Jewishgen.org, most from Jewish Records Indexing Poland.
All kinds of records, mostly from Central and Eastern Europe, including historical directories, yizkor books, military lists, community and personal histories, Polish schools and other sources. New genealogy sources are added weekly. Created by Logan Kleinwaks.
Tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Created by Stephen P. Morse.
Mostly cemetery records, including photos of tombstones
Requires a subscription to view records
Genealogy sites with family trees
Most of these require a paid membership to view trees and other records:
familysearch.org – free. Run by the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) in Utah
geneanet.com – Mostly European ancestry.
Polish Genealogical Society of America
The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS)
Ancestral DNA testing
Health and ancestry reports, including ethnic origins and relative search
Ancestry reports only, including ethnic origins and relative search
United States immigration records
Brazil immigration records
Argentina immigration records
Australia immigration records
Canada Ancestors Search
British immigration records
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee – Search the Archives
Yad Vashem Holocaust Victims’ Names Database
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
in Washington, DC
Jewish Heritage Europe
More about European DNA and genetics, including Jewish