Jewish history and J Guide - Resources and Review

Provides historical information about Libya, its Jewish community, and interviews with Libyan Jews. Also features a museum housing images of artifacts, food, landscapes, manuscripts, portraits and rituals. An Arabic newsletter is included.
Directory of Internet resources about Judaism and Jews.
Founded in 1897 the Forward's initial aim was to fight for Jewish social justice, and latterly to preserve Yiddish literature and culture. Now published weekly and maintaining a Jewish orientation to news events, the English language version offers access to current news articles and back issues to 1998, a brief history of the newspaper, access to the Yiddish Forward, and links to additional online sources of Jewish relevance.
Information, tables of contents, and comments on work based upon, and arranged according to, Jewish thought, history, and religion, and used in libraries of all kinds, synagogues, community centres, Hebrew schools, college campuses, and research institutions.
A not
for-profit educational charity supported by those committed to preserving the legacy of Anne Frank and defending democracy and human rights. Includes information about the life and times of Anne Frank, history of the Nazi period, and racism and discrimination in the world today.
Offers original articles and features about Israeli culture, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources compiled by a subject specialist, a subject
specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events. Topics include art, communities, dance, environment, history, the Holocaust, the Israeli press, Kibbutz, literature, music, politics, sport, Tel Aviv and travel.
Proceedings of a court case brought against Adolf Eichmann, for crimes against Jewish people and humanity. Includes full text of district court sessions, establishing his role in the 'Final Solution', testimony taken abroad, the court's judgement and a subsequent appeal against conviction.
Collection of resources about Judaism and Jewish history. Includes biographies of Jewish figures, information about the Holocaust including a chronology of Jewish persecution, a timeline for the history of Judaism, and details about human rights, Israel, peace process, and terrorism.
Links to holocaust related resources, including organisations, archives, conferences and documents.
Collection of material concerned with apocalypticism throughout time, tracing the expectations of early believers, crusaders of the Middle Ages, and followers of New Age philosophy. Provides essays and interviews by historians and biblical scholars on the Book of Revelation, Jews and the birth of apocalyptic thought, and the rise of the Antichrist as a central figure in end time scenarios. Contains a pictorial chronology of artistic representations of the apocalypse throughout Western history, and a round table of scholars discussing apoctalypticism and the American psyche.
Educational resource concentrating on the persecution of the Jewish people prior to and during World War II. Coverage includes Jewish history, antisemitism, Jewish life in Germany, and remembrance of the holocaust. A German translation of the resource is also available.
Answers to numerous questions frequently asked of the soc.culture.jewish newsgroup. Topics include Torah and Halachic Authority, observance, marriage, women in Judaism, worship, conversion, intermarriage, Jewish thought, Jews as a nation, Jews and Israel, Holocaust, antisemitism, missionaries, reform Judaism, and Jewish childrearing related questions.
Directory of links to library home pages and archives located in Israel, United States, Canada, Curacao, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, all of which relate to the literature, culture, and customs of the Jewish population.
Full text of the book and a selection of images detailing atrocities committed by the Nazis against Jews and others during World War II. A timeline of events charts Jewish history from the Hebrews moving to Egypt to the Swiss Bank's settlement for the Holocaust survivors. Contains brief histories of anti
Semitism and fascism and a background of Germany leading up to the war. Resource is browsable by chapter and page, and searchable by date.
Gateway to resources on biblical history, the Second Temple and the Talmudic Era, the Holocaust, archaeology, Zionism and the state of Israel, American Jewish history, and women's studies. Also contains a list of Hebrew university dissertations and bibliographies indexed by historical topics.
A non
profit organisation founded by Steven Spielberg in 1994 dedicated to videotaping and archiving interviews of Holocaust survivors all over the world. Interviews are catalogued and archived using digital technology and will be made available via on-line, networks to museums, educational institutions and non-profit organisations.
Collection of letters, memoirs, and slavery polemics relating to Jewish contributions to 19th century American history with an emphasis on the Wild West and the settlement of the Civil War. Houses an online library with material on Jews and Mosaic law, wedding customs, and selections from The Occident, together with a monthly book review.
Provides personal testimonies, images, and analysis of the Holocaust. A general overview is complemented by sections on Adolf Eichmann, Churchill, the liberation of Auschwitz, and the issues of remembrance and forgiveness by the Jewish people.
Transcriptions of oral history material from interviews conducted with holocaust survivors in 1946. The interviewees are from a variety of social backgrounds and statistical data on gender, religion, and language is provided.
Offers original articles and features about the Holocaust, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject
specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events.
Central hub for three Holocaust related resources; an information centre located in Nottinghamshire, an online bookstore, and historical material aimed at school pupils which may also prove useful for teaching. In addition to this, research initiatives run by Beth Shalom such as Aegis and RFTF (Remembering for the Future) are featured.
disciplinary online journal for scholarly debate on gender related issues in Judaism. Aims to promote the reconceptualisation of the study of Judaism by acknowledging and incorporating the roles played by women, and by encouraging the development of alternative research paradigms. It is particularly intended to promote critical analysis of gender inequalities within Jewish religion, culture and society, both ancient and modern.
The Center for Jewish History is composed of four institutions of higher Jewish learning, which aim to create a campus devoted to the furtherance of Jewish scholarship in New York.
Covers the holocaust in extensive detail. Provides images, eye
witness records and interviews, educational material, a book list, a discussion forum and various articles.
Digital images of exhibitions exploring the evolution of Jewish identity in America. Photographs of recent acquisitions are shown, as are exhibitions dating back to the museum's founding in 1976.
Sample document reports from an archive of nearly 3 million letters written in Renaissance and Baroque Europe, providing a panorama of two hundred years of human history. The archive is keyword searchable, or browsable by topic such as Jewish history, costume and textiles, and arts and humanities subjects including antiquities, arms, books, ceramics, coins, drawings, animals, food, fortification, furniture, sports, gardens, glassware, jewels, maps, medicine, music, theatre, and timepieces. Documents are in Italian, with English translations.
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