The Award-Winning Searchable Database of Indexes to Jewish Records of Poland
JRI-Poland is an independent non-profit tax-exempt organization
under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

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JRI-Poland established 1995 logo

Launched in early 1995, JRI - Poland is the largest fully searchable database of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online.

6.1 million records from more than 550 Polish towns are now indexed or fully extracted. More are being added every few months.


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  2. Read Tips for Research
  3. Learn How to Search Our Database
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  5. Support the Indexing of Your Town

Miriam Weiner and
Routes to Roots Foundation
Sign Licensing Agreement
with JRI-Poland

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JRI-Poland Executive Director, Stanley Diamond M.C.M, receives the Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada
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JRI-Poland Board Member Robinn Magid is presented with Outstanding Contribution Medal by
City of Lublin Mayor
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