Hungary – Moldova

HUNGARY

Auslander, Jordan. Genealogical Gazetteer of the Kingdom of Hungary. Bergenfield, NJ: Avotaynu, 2005. (TE)
Lists 12,000 towns in 19th century Hungary, an area that comprises regions of today’s Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the Slovak Republic. It locates each town in 1877, gives alternate and current names and the population of various ethnic groups, including Jews.

 ISRAEL

Sack, Sallyann Amdur. A Guide to the Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel. Rev. ed. Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1995. (TE)

LATVIA
Beare, Arlene. A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Latvia and Estonia. St. Albans, England: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain, 2006. (TE)

LITHUANIA
Aaron, Sam, ed., A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Lithuania. London: Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain, 2005. (TE)

Ceitlinas, Jevsejus, editor. Vilnius Ghetto: Lists of Prisoners. Vilnius, Lithuania: The Jewish Museum, 1996. (TE)
A compilation of history, photos, and lists of people sent to the Vilnius Ghetto. Written in English, Lithuanian and Russian.
Database of prisoners available through JewishGen

Cohen, Rose Lerer and Issroff, Saul. The Holocaust in Lithuania 1941-1945. New York: Gefen Publishing House, 2002. 4 volumes. (TE)
A compilation of names of Lithuanian victims of the Holocaust derived from Yizkor books, NKVD lists, survivors and friends of Holocaust victims; a guide to available research resources including films, websites, atlases, and book titles. Also work camp lists, ghetto lists, and concentration camp lists; testimonies; essays pertaining to the Lithuanian Holocaust.

Eliach, Yaffa. There Once Was a World: a 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok. Boston: Little,.Brown & Co., 1998. (AJHS, TE)
The comprehensive story of a single shtetl that stands for life in all shtetls in the Jewish Pale of Settlement from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Katz, Dovid. Lithuanian Jewish Culture. Vilnius: Baltos Lankos Pubs., 2010. (TE)

Levin, Don. The Litvaks: A Short History of the Jews in Lithuania. Jerusalem: KeterPress Enterprises, 2000. (AJHS, TE)
A history of Lithuanian Jewry with a lexicon of towns including Yiddish and modern spellings and photographs of Jewish life in Lithuania.

Rosin, Josef. ed. Joel Alpert. Preserving Our Litvak Heritage: A History of 31 Jewish Communities in Lithuania. League City TX: JewishGen Inc., 2005. (TE)
Text available through JewishGen

Rosin, Josef, ed., Joel Alpert. Preserving Our Litvak Heritage, Volume II. League City, TX: JewishGen, Inc., 2007. (TE)
A history of 21 Jewish communities in Lithuania.
Table of Contents

Rosin, Josef. Protecting Our Litvak Heritage: A History of 50 Jewish Communities in Lithuania. Edited by Susan Levy and Joel Alpert. Coral Cables, FL: Friends of the Yurburg Jewish Cemetery, Inc., 2009. (TE)
Table of Contents

MOLDOVA
Bierman, Brock. Cemetery in Saroka, Moldova. [Photographs] (April 1999) (TE)

 

Weiner, Miriam, in cooperation with the Ukrainian State Archives and Moldovan National Archives. Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories. New York: Roots to Roots Foundation and YIVO Institute for Jewish Records, 1999. (AJHS, TE)