Map of Bohemia and Moravia Jewish Vital Registers and Bohemian Familiant Records

The map shows towns where Jewish vital registers and Familiant books are available through

Before searching manually make sure to search the JewishGen Austria-Czech Database, where thousands of indexed vital records are being added on a monthly basis.
Abe Jellinek has also created a fantastic website, Zayt, which greatly enhances access to these records.
Links to his website have been added below.

Note: This map has been updated as of August 2019. To get full functionality (including searching) click on the [ ] on the top right side of the map which will open the map in a new tab as a Google Map. Then click on the magnifying glass to the right of the map title shown on the left side to search. This map can also be accessed at

For the vital records registers the color of the dots represent the collection where the records can be found.

Color Description VadeMeCum Link Zayt Link
Blue Jewish Registers Fond 1073 [NAD 167] VadeMeCum Zayt
Yellow Control Registers Fond 241 [NAD 144] VadeMeCum Zayt
Green Both fonds 1073 [NAD 167] and 241 [NAD 144] See above See above
Red Pins Familiant Books VadeMeCum Zayt

Click on the icon in the top bar to the left of the "Czech Jewish Registers" title, which will cause a new list to appear on the left side of the map. On that list use the check box to select which records you want to show on the map.

To see the town and county name associated with a marker, click on the marker