A public organization created to study and popularize the past and the present of the Jewish community of Ukraine. The Institute specializes in research in Ukrainian Jewish history and culture and the coordination of activities of researchers in this field.
BLITZ works with the historic archives in St. Petersburg and Moscow as well as local regional archives throughout the former Soviet Union to provide information and genealogy research, St. Petersburg, Russia as well as California, USA. All research is done out of the St. Petersburg office. The California office stays in touch with all clients throughout research phases and handles client payments for the work.
The links will connect you to the huge amount of Jewish genealogical sites that contain
databases you for use in your quest of solving the mysteries surrounding your family tree.
Established in 1994 to study, research, inventory and document Jewish material, archives and Judaica in Eastern European archives; foster and promote the study and preservation of Jewish genealogical material; assemble, catalogue, publish and disseminate information from research and study of Jewish materials; compile, maintain and update library and/or archive of collections of Jewish historical, cultural and genealogical information; and sponsor educational lectures and seminars. Includes an Eastern European Archival Database.
Detailed information about the founders and the structure of our Confederation and leaders. When completed in the near future, the “Organization” section will be the most comprehensive online reference about Jewish life in Ukraine.