Rare documentation of a community destroyed by the Mongol horde.
The borough was once 49-percent Jewish.
Building upon the world’s largest collection of Jewish family trees.
Archivists have restored and preserved an extraordinary trove of documents.
And the sleuth who discovered it.
Ancestry records, memorial books, and more.
Documents and wax cylinders nearly destroyed by the KGB.
The Wiener Library.
Some highlights from prewar Vilna.
The Günzburg collection.
He repeatedly stole archival materials.
Jews have a reputation for taking books seriously, so it should come as no surprise that Israel is an interesting place for librarians. Where else. . .
A new, easily searchable digital archive of documents offers important access to the religious and secular world of prewar Polish Jewry.