Learn More About Polish Jewish Genealogy

Duplicate records Why Two Copies of a Birth, Marriage, or Death Record?
Language of BMD records What Language to Expect in Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
Maiden names Understand the Meaning of a Maiden Name that Includes a Suffix
Map A Map Showing CRARG’s Core Towns
Missing BMD records Towns for Which Many BMD Records Are Missing
Notary records Marriage Records That Indicate “A Contract Was Made”
Patronymic names What is a Patronymic Name?
Polish citizenship How to Attain Polish Citizenship
Pronunciation Learn How to Pronounce Names and Towns
Scanned images Scanned images of Jewish birth, marriage, and death records for towns in (and slightly beyond) CRARG’s core area, at the GenBaza and Polish State Archives web sites
Search advice Search Advice for CRARG Search Engines
Surnames When Were Surnames First Required in Poland?
Two dates Why Many Records List Two Dates
Unavailable birth record Wording Used in Books of Residents and Alegata Marriage Records When a Birth Record Is Not Available

Thinking of joining CRARG? Feel free to write to me (danielkazez@crarg.org) to ask if we have records for your family! —Daniel Kazez, CRARG President (a volunteer/unpaid position)

If you are ready to join CRARG, visit our Pre-Holocaust Database page.