Dear JewishGen Community,

We are pleased to report the following records which have been added to our collection since May 21.


  • Hungarian Women Transport List From Auschwitz to Buchenwald, October 14, 1944 - This list included 200 Hungarian women sent late in the war from Auschwitz to Buchenwald.
  • Karlsruhe, Germany Survivors - This list includes 111 Jews in Karlsruhe, Germany 1946, submitted by the World Jewish Congress, New York. This is one of a large number of lists developed/collected in the years immediately after the end of WWII in attempts to facilitate possible family support and reunions.
  • Polish Jewish Survivors: Lubeck - This list includes 146 records of Polish refugees who were in Germany after the War, and sought to establish/restore contacts with relatives/friends around the world, particularly in (then) Palestine, the United States and Argentina.
  • Riga Transport Survivors - This list includes 168 Jews who survived Riga deportations, were sent back to Germany, then, after the war, to Sweden
  • Holocaust Survivors Located in Venice - June 30, 1945 - At the end of WWII, survivors had to register in the towns where they were located. This list includes 118 non-Italian survivors located in Venice. The survivors came from various countries, primarily Austria, Poland and Yugoslavia.
  • Sered, Slovakia Deportations - 1944 - While most deportations of Slovak Jews occurred in earlier years, there was a final wave of arrests and deportations in 1944. Jews were collected in and deported from the concentration camp in Sered, Slovakia. They were deported initially to Auschwitz, and, when this became impossible, to various camps in Germany. This list includes 888 deportees from Szered.
  • Stutthof Survivors - This list includes 300 Jewish women who arrived from Stutthof in Buchenwald November 3, 1944.
  • Bardejov, Slovakia Deportees - This list contains 2,468 Jewish names from city of Bardejov, taken from registration sheets of the Jews of Bardejov (also spelled Bardiov), in Slovakia. This forced registration was done by the Slovak government before their deportation to concentration camps in Poland.Images are available.
  • Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland (RvD) Card File - The Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland (RvD) was established in 1939 in Berlin with the task of registering all Jews resident in Germany, regardless of national origin or citizenship.  Thus, it included many Jews born outside Germany, particularly Poland, and even the United States. This list now has 31,143 records.
  • Selected Lists from the Boston Jewish Advocate - This collection is made up of 1,840 records from three separate lists that appeared in 1944 in the Boston Jewish Advocate, originally published in Boston, MA.
  • Klooga, Estonia Forced Labor Camp Prisoners July, 1944 - Revised introduction, and updated database to include links to specific images.


Latin America:

  • JCA: Candidates for Colonization - In the late 1880’s the Baron Maurice Hirsch founded the Jewish Colonization Association (JCA), with the goal of rescuing the eastern European Jews from their difficult situation. To this end, JCA bought lands mainly in Argentina, and in the late 1880’s, started transferring entire families to agricultural colonies in Argentina, as well as a few other countries including Brazil, Canada, and the USA. Those families were the ancestors of hundreds of thousands of Jews living today around the world. This collection currently has 5,885 records.



  • Revision Lists. 4,167 records have been added. In total, this collection now has 63,590 records.
  • List of Jews from Litin. This is a new collection, with 185 records.
  • Vital Records. 950 records have been added. In total, this collection now has more than 81,000 records.

We thank our donors and the many volunteers who contributed their time to the completion of these projects. Please stay tuned for additional updates.
If you have collections of data you would like to submit for inclusion on JewishGen, please contact

Avraham Groll
Executive Director