Genealogical Research in Central and Eastern Europe

 

Un great deal of our Jewish ancestors came from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe

What is called Central and Eastern Europe (or Eastern Europe) ?

Until 1989, the Iron Curtain marked the separation between these two parts of Europe. But we can now to find a more geographical definition.

Eastern Europe comprises : Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova.

Central Europe comprises : Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland.