Welcome to Yerusha

Yerusha (Hebrew for "inheritance") is an online platform which unites Jewish archival heritage held in hundreds of archives, libraries and museums across Europe. An initiative of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe, Yerusha features thousands of in-depth archival descriptions giving researchers access to a wealth of records covering all major subjects of Jewish history.

Yerusha in numbers

350

Holding institutions

24

Countries

7500

Collection descriptions

Pan-European

A catalogue of major European archival collections with Jewish material

Comprehensive

Descriptions of collections covering hundreds of years of Jewish history

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The Yerusha portal will make it possible for researchers to obtain a panoramic view of all collections on any topic in European Jewish history with just a few clicks

Professor David Fishman, Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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