• Genealogical research in Przemysl

    Tomasz travelled to Przemysl, Poland to do genealogical research at the archives on my behalf. When I corresponded with him…
  • Trip to Berezhany, Potik & Ternopil

    [slideshow_deploy id='690'] In September I traveled with Tomasz and Vasyl [JFS driver] to Berezhany and Potik, where my Grandmother and…
  • Family reunion in Sarny after years of separation

    [caption id="attachment_667" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Family reunion in Sarny (with iPad), 2013[/caption] Thank you for all you did to put me…

We are a research group helping people discover their family history in Eastern Europe. Through archival research and/or personal travel to the country of your ancestors, we believe it is possible to uncover your family’s past. Both efforts will enhance the success of your adventure of discovery. We are based in Lviv (Lvov) but we work across Ukraine and Poland.


Jewish Family Search offers complete heritage tours to Galicia. We take care of everything including personal guiding, hotel booking, and convenient and comfortable transportation. Our main focus are heritage tours to Galicia, Western Ukraine, but we have been also asked to guide to other Eastern European countries.

Specifically, we shall:

  • listen to you requirements,
  • plan an itinerary for you,
  • book hotel accommodations,
  • provide guiding services including interpretation assistance with local people,
  • undertake relevant archival search related to your family,
  • source kosher food, as requested,
  • assist you with any other aspects related to your trip.

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We offer you professional research services utilizing Eastern European archives. We specialize in genealogical searches for ancestors: birth, marriage and death certificates and any other relevant documents, which can be obtained solely through the archives.

For Israeli citizens: we will assist you in the process of obtaining Polish (European Union) passport and provide you any other necessary documents.

Thanks to Jewish Family Search research, you will:

  • be able to build your family tree,
  • know your family history since the 18th Century,
  • receive complete documentation,
  • have all documents translated into your language.

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