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  • Jewish History & Genealogy Resources

    Jewish Genealogy & History 

    Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

    Emphasis on Jewish tradition and culture available for in-library use and circulation. Genealogy section with binder of helpful resources.

    Lila & Joseph Scher Library
    524 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 957-1115
    Open Mondays to Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Congregation B'nai B'rith

    History of Santa Barbara congregation founded in 1927.

    1000 San Antonio Creek Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93111

    Jewish History

    Timeline of history, articles from specific time periods, biographies, essays, and more on this website hosted by local Chabad of S. Barbara.

    Gombin Jewish Historical & Genealogical Society

    Tools and sources for genealogical searches in Europe, primarily Poland.

    Jewish Virtual Library

    Comprehensive online encyclopedia of Jewish history, politics and culture.

    YIVO Institute

    Institute for Jewish Research

    Jewish Gen

    Database of ancestral towns and surnames currently being researched by Jewish genealogists worldwide.

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