JewishGen USA
Research Division


The JewishGen USA Research Division (USA-RD) is a group of volunteer genealogists exploring the lives of Jews in America from 1654 to the present.

With goals to educate, and identify, index, and share Jewish historical records that have genealogical value, you are invited to surf this website, search the JewishGen USA Database, locate U.S. synagogue records in our finding aid Shul Records America, volunteer on a project, or make a donation to support the acquisition of materials.

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Director, USA Research Division

Ellen Kowitt (