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Thanks to  Our Donors

  • Sarita Abadi
  • Amin and Lillian Adjmi Foundation
  • Daniel Cayre
  • Josef Chehebar
  • Chehebar Family Foundation
  • Morris Benun
  • Mitchell Dayan
  • Gent Management
  • IG Gindi
  • Ralph and Grace Gindi
  • Edmond and Terry Harary
  • Ralph Harary
  • Ezra and Gladys Hedaya
  • Debra and David Humphries
  • Joseph and Ester Jerome
  • Edward Tyler Nahem
  • Joseph Nahem
  • Nakash Foundation
  • Ralph J. Harary Foundation
  • Sam Shamie
  • Paul Sutton
  • Richard Sutton
Sephardic Genealogy Websites

Archives of the American Joint Distribution Committee:

Amazonia Judaica -

Arquivo Nacional Torre do Tombo – Lisbon -

Archivo Nacional (Brazil) -

Archivo Nacional of Brazil

Aragon Espacio Sefarad Jewish sites in Aragon, Spain

Argentina - Museo de las Colonias Judias de Entre Rios" ( who has a huge archive related to the people living in the colonies.

Argentina - Jewish Museum of Buenos Aires ( who has the archives with the JCA passenger lists. 

Associação da Juventude Israelita Hehaver (Portuguese anusim) 


Baron Hirsch Colonies Descendants -

Bet Yahdut Sefarad Crypto Judeus (In Portuguese)

Bloom Jewish Southwest Archives (U of Arizona)

Beth Haim Cemetery -

Colégio Brasileiro de Genealogia - Brazilian Association of Genealogy

CONIB – Israelite Confederation of Brazil -

Casablanca (Morocco) Jewish Cemetery

Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People – (CAHJP)

Crypto-Jewish Integrated Research Center (Texas A&M)

Damascus Database: Damascus Database:

Darnna: The Jews of Morocco

Dayans of Aleppo -

Directorio Brasil de Arquivo -

The Expulsion from Spain from Jewish History Sourcebook – lots of Brazilian records

Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsarchief Inventory 334: Archief van de Portugees-Israëlietische Gemeente -

Beth Jacob - 334: 1

Neve Shalom - 334: 2

Beth Israel - 334: 3

Escamoth Books 1638-1814 - 334: 5.1.1 (nos. 19-21)

Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsarchief Indexes -

Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsarchief Inventory 5009: Jewish Projects Portal

Israel Research and Genealogical Association -

Italian Jewish Surnames - Jewish Genealogy Project

Jewish Burial Records for Sao Paolo, Brazil – Portuguese  site

JewishGen Databases  JewishGen is a free, easy-to-use genealogy website featuring  databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry research and find family members. For Sephardim, they have databases of Syrian community in Mexico City, Moroccan Community in Buenos Aires, Cuba, and Venezuela. Sephardic research

Judaísmo & Cultura (Brazil) by Helio Daniel Cordeiro


Les Fleurs d’Orient Project

Los Muestros – European Sephardic Institute

Mexican Inquisition Documents, UCBerkeley

Montefiore Census

The Nahman Home Page 

Portuguese Archives -

Rabbi Barbara Aiello (Italian Crypto-Jews)

Reed Digital Collections: Jewish Atlantic World (Caribbean, Europe, North America)

Rodfeh Tzedek Burial Society –

Saudades – Portuguese Jewish History

Spanish and Portuguese Central - – Guide to Converso genealogy

Sephardic Heritage

Sephardic Genealogy -

Sephardic Genealogy Collection of Miriam Weiner at Yeshiva University

Sephardic Studies

Sephardic Studies Institute at Yeshiva University

Sephardic Stuff (many links)  - databases are by country and there are infofiles. 

Society for Crypto Judaic Studies

Sources for Sephardic Studies Http://

Spanish Archives -

Turkish Jewish Cemeteries -

Sephardic Heritage Project is a member of the 
International Association of Jewish Genealogy Associations

Sephardic Community Allliance

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