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American Jewish Archives

The AJA's online collection of primary sources includes text documents, photographs, works of art. Text documents are scanned and transcribed.

Keywords: Primary sources, History, Manuscripts, Photographs, Art


Historic Synagogues Europe

This website is an interactive map of all existing European synagogues, whether currently used as such or not, including pictures, dates of construction, and what the current usage of the building is and other searchable features.

Keywords: History, Photographs 


Jewish Languages Research

This website is run by HUC Professor Sarah Bunin Benor, includes a database for research into history and usage of languages Jews have spoken and written throughout history. 

Keywords: History, Yiddish


Jewish Virtual Library

This website is an online encyclopedia covering all aspects of Jewish history 

Keywords: History, Reference, Photographs


Jewish Women’s Archive

The Jewish Women’s Archive is a national organization dedicated to collecting and promoting the extraordinary stories of Jewish women.

Keywords: History, Reference, Gender Studies


Jewish Women’s Studies

This is a database for Jewish Women’s Studies by topic such as Holocaust, Medieval era, research institutes and archives, etc. 

Keywords: Gender Studies


JTA Archive

The Jewish Telegraph Agency archive website provides access to current articles, with the archive starting 1923. 

Keywords: History

Loeb Jewish Portrait Database

This resource is the world’s most extensive online gallery of portraits of American Jews in the Colonial and Antebellum Periods, with depictions of various famous Jewish personages. 

Keywords: History, Museums, Art


Medieval Jewish History Resource Directory

This website is list of Jewish history  resources by time period, subject, geographic location etc. 

Keywords: Jewish history, Europe


Medieval Jewish Poetry

This website provides information on the history of the Medieval Hebrew poets and their works, with essays and other analyses, maps and other resources. 

Keywords: Poetry, History


NYPL Digital Collections

The New York Public Library Digital Collections contains 890,000 items from the NYPL collections, including a lot of Jewish history pertaining to the history of New York and other Jewish communities. Includes photographs, manuscripts and other documents. 

Keywords: History


Synagogues 360°

“Synagogues360 brings you a unique visual and historical experience of synagogues across North America, Europe and Asia from small, remote villages to cosmopolitan cities. On our journey we have had the privilege not only of witnessing outstanding examples of synagogue architecture, but also hearing the stories of many of these synagogues and their communities from local residents and curators.”

Keywords: Synagogues, Jewish history, Photographs


Yiddish Studies Journal/Inge Veb

The Yiddish Studies Journal is the online portal for the Yiddish Studies Journal, with access to articles for download and other aspects of the journal including biographies, blog posts, etc. 

Keywords: Yiddish