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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 but we work across all Eastern Europe.

WHY WORK WITH US?
We are researchers and guides specialised in Jewish genealogy who:

  • work in archives in the European Union, as well as former Soviet Union and
  • have professional academic background (Ph. D. in Jewish history),
  • cooperate with scholars active from all Central and Eastern Europe.


HERITAGE TOURS 
TO GALICIA

Jewish Family Search offers professional assistance in your heritage tours to Galicia. We take care of guiding, interpreting and field research. We will also help you to find the best transportation. Our main focus is Galicia, but we have been also asked to guide in other Eastern European historical lands, such as Podolia and Volhynia.

Specifically, we shall:

  • listen to you requirements,
  • plan an itinerary for you,
  • help you to find the best transportation,
  • help you to 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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GENEALOGICAL SEARCH IN ARCHIVES

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.

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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