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Yizkor Books


Yizkor (or yiskor) Books were kept by the leaders of Jewish communities throughout Europe. When a person in the community died, their name and date of death would be recorded in the yizkor book.

  • Lomza Yizkor Book Index - this yizkor book is online and searchable
  • Yiddish Book Center  - a project is underway digitizing its holdings of yizkor books.  When complete, you will be able to order a yizkor book from them, have it translated into English and delivered to your house...all for the price of a paperback book!
  • Yizkor Book Project - an index of who owns yizkor books and how you can contact them
  • The Yizkor Book of Augustow - this yizkor book is online and searchable


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