Boston Area Resources

Boston Jewish Advocate Databases:
Obituary Database
Wedding Announcements Database

Boston Public Library
Databases such as newspapers (New York Times, Boston Globe) and biography archives. is available IN the library only. They also have a large collection of City Directories in their Microtext Department.

Boston CIty Directories

JCAM Cemetery Database
Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts

Jewish Boston is a website for Jews in Boston. Here you can find an immediate connection to all the amazing Jewish things that are happening in Boston right now. Discover links to cultural events, Jewish education, organizations, and lots more.

Jewish Settlement Patterns in Massachusetts

JGSGB Research Library and Maps

JGSGB Facebook Group
Join the JGSGB Facebook group to keep up with the latest news.

Limmud Boston
LimmudBoston is more than just an all-day conference of Jewish learning. It’s a happening, a Jewish learningfest of culture and identity.

Massachusetts Jewish Databases (pdfs)

National Archives at Boston ( Waltham)
The National Archives – Waltham branch

Resources for Jewish Genealogy in Boston (pdf)

Tracing Jewish Roots Along the River Mystic
East Boston was the port-of-entry for thousands of European Jewish immigrants during the early 20th century – and it is where they established the first Jewish cemetery in the Greater Boston area. In the following decades, they surged into the communities surrounding the Mystic River!