Jewish Heritage Europe

Tourism & Genealogy

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Jewish Heritage Research Group

Information on heritage sites, as well as aid to travel and genealogy research. It runs Jewish heritage tours.

JewishGen’s Belarus Special Interest Group

Extensive lists of links and other resources.

JewishGen’s Belarus Database

A variety of searchable databases, with some 600,000 entries.

The Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation

Extensive resources compiled by Miriam Weiner, a pioneer of researching Jewish family history in eastern Europe. Many links to groups, databases, photographs, and more.

Shtetl Routes

Detailed web site, fruit of an EU-funded Jewish heritage tourism project, with information, history, images, virtual reconstructions, etc, for more than 60 places in eastern Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus. The material is also published in printed guide form.


Prime Tour Travel

Minsk-based tour agency that offers Jewish heritage tours.

Minsk Tours

Minsk-based private guide, Andrei Burdenkov, who does general as well as Jewish heritage and genealogy guiding

Rootka Tours

Polish-Israeli tour company based in Lublin, Poland specializing in Jewish heritage tours in Lublin and eastern Poland, as well as Ukraine and Belarus.