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Web Resources - Jewish Websites (General)

Alliance: le premier magazine intercatif de la communaute juive francophone
Online French-Jewish magazine. Website available in French.

American Jewish Committee
The American Jewish Committee has worked since 1906 to safeguard and strengthen Jews and Jewish life worldwide by promoting democratic and pluralistic societies that respect the dignity of all peoples.

American Jewish Historical Society
The AJHS fosters awareness and appreciation of the American Jewish heritage and serves as a national scholarly resource for research of Jewish history.

American Sephardi Federation
The ASF is an organization that strengthens and organizes the religious and cultural activities of Sephardic Jews, preserves Sephardic heritage, tradition and culture in the United States.

Beyond the Pale: The History of Jews in Russia
This exhibition depicts the history of anti-Jewish attitudes and of anti-Semitism today, a form of intolerance that in our century caused the death of millions of people.

Czech Torah Network
On this page you can find 50 highly selective links to help you learn about the Holocaust and what it means to Jewish heritage

Der Bay
Der Bay is an online collection of many Yiddish language resources, including word lists, games, Yiddish language clubs and associations and more.

European Sephardic Institute
In the archive of issues of Los Muestros (in English, French, and Ladino) can be found numerous articles about destroyed Sephardic communities and the Holocaust of Sephardic Jewry. Contains many photographs and links (Sephardic sites, Israel, etc.),

Foundation for Jewish Heritage in Poland
The Foundation for Jewish Heritage in Poland is dedicated to the preservation and commemoration of surviving monuments to Jewish cultural heritage in Poland, the website also contains a list of Jewish cemeteries in Poland.

Global Jewish Database (the Responsa Project)
The Global Jewish Database (the Responsa Project) contains the world's largest electronic collection of Jewish texts in Hebrew ever recorded, which embody thousands of years of Jewish learning.

HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library
Includes more than 50,000 photographs from 85 countries and territories.

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Who are we when we say "HIAS?" HIAS not only includes a worldwide staff of more than 100 employees and the 57 people who sit on our board of directors but also a support base of over 14,000 generous individuals.

Hebrew-Bibliography
Available in Hebrew and English, a comprehensive bibliography of about 90% of Hebrew language books printed between 1470 and 1960.

HebrewBooks.org
Has more than 40,000 safrim online.

International Survey of Jewish Monuments
Provides information about historic Jewish sites around the world.

Israel Phone Book
Israel Phone Book is the White Pages for Israel entirely in English.

Jewish Funeral Service in Chicago
Among other things, this site helps calculate yahrtzeits (death anniversaries) by converting Hebrew calendar dates to Gregorian calendar dates and vice versa.

Jewish Heritage Online Magazine
Innovative web monthly devoted to the study of classic and modern Jewish texts, culture and heritage.

Jewish Women's Archive
A website documenting the history of Jewish women in America.

Jewish-American History on the Web
Official website of the Jewish-American History Foundation. Includes detailed histories of the Jews in America and digital texts of primary historical documents.

Jewish-Christian Relations
This Web site is maintained by the International Council of Christians and Jews, and contains content in English, German, Portuguese and Spanish. The contents include an extensive list of articles and papers on Jewish-Christian relations.

JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
This site describes the services of the Jewish news wire service. With correspondents all over the world, the JTA serves as a source of international and national news for over 100 publications relating to Jewish issues.

Judaica Europeana - Jewish Culture Online
Judaica Europeana works with cultural institutions to identify and provide access online to content which documents the Jewish presence and heritage in the cities of Europe.

Jüdische Schriftstellerinnen und Schriftsteller in Westfalen (Jewish Authors in Westphaila)
Available in German. Jewish Literature of Westphalia, Germany from the 12th to the 20th century.

Maven
Judaica, Jewish Web Directory

Museum of Family History
The Museum of Family History is a virtual, multimedia, and interactive creation that was designed for those who are interested in learning more about modern Jewish history.

PlanitJewish
An interactive Jewish calendar for events and holidays.

Rabbi William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection
The collection at the College of Charleston includes over 100 linear feet of rare books, fine art, postcards, illustrated journals, greeting cards, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers and much more.

Save the Music
Save the Music is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of cultural music through its digitization and placement on the Internet.

Shamash
The Jewish Network: strives to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information and discussion on the Internet. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art Internet tools to Jewish organizations.

Shema Yisrael Torah Network International Burial Society
Information about Jewish funerals.

SICSA
The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism engages in research on antisemitism throughout the ages, focusing on relations between Jews and non-Jews, particularly in situations of tension and crisis.

Steven Spieliberg Jewish Film Archive
The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive was founded in the late 1960s by Prof. Moshe Davis and other historians at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Synagogues of the World, Volume 1
Part 1 of a 144-image slide show of synagogues from across the globe.

Synagogues of the World, Volume 2
Part 2 of a 144-image slide show of synagogues from across the globe.

The Anti-Defamation League
The ADL is the world's leading organization for fighting anti-Semitism.

The foundation for the advancement of Sephardic studies and culture
Includes link to memorial at Auschwitz being installed by the Sephardic community for those fallen at the Nazi hands.

The Jewish Magazine

The National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF)
The National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF) is a unique nonprofit motion picture archive, distributor and resource center housing the largest, most comprehensive collection of Jewish-themed film and video in the world.

Virtual Jerusalem
News and Information

Virtual Shtetl
Learn about the Yiddish language and culture as you visit the virtual shtetl.

World Jewish Congress
Official website of the World Jewish Congress.

 

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