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==Yizkor Books==
Yizkor books are memorial books commemorating a Jewish community that was destroyed during the Holocaust. Books are usually published by former residents and records the remembrance of homes, people and ways of life lost during World War II. Most books are written in Yiddish or Hebrew, but in recent years, many have been translated and made available online. You may wish to refer to the [https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/yizterms.html Glossary of Yizkor Book Terms] list to help you. * Take a look at the [https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ '''JewishGen Yizkor Book Project'''] to locate a translation or Yizkor book for your locality of interest.* Also consider the '''[https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/RES_CollectionList.asp?dctid=8&listtype=P Bessarabia SIG Yizkor Book Translations Collection]''' to locate a translation or Yizkor book for your locality of interesttranslations. To see the status of translations of Bessarabian Yizkor books, see the '''[https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/RES_ProjectList.asp?doctype=8&listtype=P Bessarabia SIG Yizkor Book Translations Project.]''' *Use '''[https://genealogyindexer.org/ Genealogy Indexer]''' to find indexes to over 364 Yizkor books.*The '''[https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks New York Public Library]''' has a large collection of Yizkor books, and many have been digitized.*The Family History Library has copies of many Yizkor books. Check the '''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog]''' for availability for your town.
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