FamilySearch adds 15 Million Records to Their Beta Site; Blog article on Jews of Czech Republic

FamilySearch has added 15 million more indexed records and 2.5 million images covering 13 countries to their beta site: Some of the US records are courtesy of You can search by name or scroll down and browse by location.
Some of the records are an index only- while others have the image scanned in and can be seen.

For a list of which records have been added see Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:

Original url see:

Thank you to Dick Eastman for posting this story.

In addition a familysearch blog has a report on Czech Republic Jewish Records written by someone who visited the country and archives earlier this year. To read their report go to: and scroll down to the story on the Czech Republic and records.

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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