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Genealogy Guide: Sephardic and Mizrahi Research

Web Resources

Genie Milgrom collection of crypto-Jewish and Sephardic resources. Made available through the ASF Institute of Jewish Experience. 


Jeffrey Malka’s site of Sephardic genealogy. Check the links below for special interest within this Website:


Jews from Lebanon. Searchable database includes the details of 3,184 tombstones


Sephardic Genealogy Databases. Includes many searchable Sephardic databases.


Les Fleures de L’Orient. Sephardi families from the Ottoman Empire and Middle-East.


Netherlands Society for Jewish Genealogy -


Family Trees


Special Interest Group on Sephardic Jewry -


Sephardic names, search engine and discussion forum from


National Library of Israel searchable database of digitized ketubbot collections throughout the world.  [English]


Genealogy Indexer: Directories (Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Caribbean, South America, Asia)


Sources for Sephardic Genealogy by Jeff Malka


The Jewish History Resource Center, Hebrew University – Sephardic/Middle East/Dutch sections


European Sefardic Institute [French, English, Spanish]


The Historical Jewish Press provides fully digitized and searchable newspapers, including those in French, Judeo-Arabic, and Judeo-Spanish, from countries including Israel, France, and North Africa.


A site and forum dedicated to the Jews of Iraq who left Baghdad during the 1960’s and 1970’s.


Journal of Spanish, Portuguese and Italian Crypto-Jews (JOSPIC-J)


A short list of Genealogical Sources for the Sephardim at the Jerusalem City Archives:

Jerusalem City Archives -


Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture – links to various name lists and community histories.


Alliance Israelite Universelle library, archives, photos, manuscripts: [French]