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The DYBBUK Project
DYBBUK is a 5-year research project, based at the University of Haifa and funded by the European Research Council, that sets out to uncover and explore the popular theatre that made up the daily cultu...
Refugee Map - Documents from the Wiener Holocaust Library
The Refugee Map represents part of The Wiener Holocaust Library's archives. This site includes a selection of our rich collections of Family Papers, including handwritten diaries, photo albums, identi...
Interwar Jewish press of Galicia, Volhynia and Bukovina
The collection Interwar Jewish press of Galicia, Volhynia and Bukovina is part of Libraria: Ukrainian Online Periodicals Archive. The collection contains more than 25 Jewish newspapers in Polish, Germ...
The Bais Yaakov Project
The Bais Yaakov Project is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and digitization of historical material related to the Bais Yaakov educational movement from its founding in 1917 through today. ...
Medieval Ashkenaz - Corpus of Sources on the History of the Jews in the Late Medieval Empire
Medieval Ashkenaz is a project conducted by the Arye Maimon Institute for Jewish History at Trier University. It aims at collecting, describing, annotating and presenting all written sources relating ...
Klezmer Archive Project
The Klezmer Archive project is creating a universally accessible, useful resource for interaction, discovery, and research on Ashkenazic klezmer and associated musics including Hassidic music, nign, a...
Yerusha - European Jewish Archives Portal
Yerusha (Hebrew for "inheritance") is an online platform which unites Jewish archival heritage held in hundreds of archives, libraries and museums across Europe. An initiative of the Rothschild Founda...
JewishGen is designed as an online resource for research on Jewish genealogy. In addition to a community of researchers, it has a collection of databases that collectively hold more than 30 million re...
JewishGen Yizkor Book Project Database
The JewishGen Yizkor Book Project, a sub-project of parent website JewishGen, is an effort to facilitate access to yizkor, mostly Central and Eastern European memorial books created by groups of forme...
Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections Project
A YIVO Archives Digital Resource, the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project is an international project to preserve, digitize, and virtually reunite YIVO’s prewar library and archival col...
The Holocaust Encyclopedia is an online resources about the Holocaust managed by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). Its searchable database includes digital access to over 950 articl...
Collections of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Collections of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is a searchable database of over 260,000 records of that relate to the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators...
Early Holocaust Testimony
Early Holocaust Testimony is a so-called "Online Edition" from the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI). The project brings together a limited set of carefully selected and edited documen...
Jewish Places is a website that visualizes places of both current and historical Jewish life in Germany and several surrounding countires via an interactive map. The four main categories of informatio...
The Leo and Mina Fink Story
The Leo and Mina Fink story is a project at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) at Monash University in Melbourne that aims to document and record the achievements of Jewish community...
epidat ─ Research Platform for Jewish Gravestone Epigraphy
epidat ─ Research Platform for Jewish Gravestone Epigraphy [epidat ─ Forschungsplattform für jüdische Grabsteinepigraphik] is both a database and a research platform for Jewish gravestone epigraphy. A...
Working Community of Franconian-Jewish History
The Working Community of Franconian-Jewish History [Arbeitsgemeinschaft Fränkisch-Jüdische Geschichte] (AGfjG) was established on January 8, 2006 in Fürth in the Jewish Museum Franken Fürth & Schn...
Digital Yiddish Theatre Project
The Digital Yiddish Theatre Project (DYTP) is a research consortium co-founded by Joel Berkowitz and Debra Caplan in 2012 dedicated to the application of digital humanities tools and methods to the st...
Arquivo Maaravi: Digital Journal of Jewish Studies
Arquivo Maaravi: Digital Journal of Jewish Studies [Arquivo Maaravi: Revista Digital de Estudos Judaicos da UFMG] is a semiannual peer-reviewed journal edited in Belo Horizonte, Brazil by the Fed...
Memoria Viva is an organization focused on recovering, preserving, and disseminating the testimonies of survivors and refugees of the Holocaust who made Chile their homeland after having to escape fro...
Jewish Digital Archive Project
The Jewish Digital Archive Project (JDAP) is a collaboration project between by the South African Jewish Museum (SAJM) and the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research at the Uni...
Digital Library of the IWO Foundation - Institute for Jewish Research
The IWO Foundation - Institute for Jewish Research [Biblioteca Digital, Fundación IWO - Instituto Judio de Investigationes] is a non-profit focusing on preserving, researching, and disseminating docum...
Forced Labor 1939 - 1945. Memory and History
The project, “Forced Labor 1939 - 1945. Memory and History" [Zwangsarbeit 1939-1945] is a cooperative project between the Foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" and the Freie Universität ...
Memorial Book: Victims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933 - 1945
The online version of the Memorial Book: Victims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933 - 1945 [Das Gedenkbuch des Bundesarchivs für die Opfer der nationalsozi...
The Yiddish Song of the Week
"The Yiddish Song of the Week" is a blog presented by the An-sky Jewish Folklore Research Project (AJFRP), itself an initiative of the An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture, a collaboration between the ...
Yiddish Literature or Yiddish Prints [Jiddische Drucke] is a database of nearly 800 Yiddish books printed in Hebrew letters in West, Central, and East Europe from the middle of the 16th century t...
World War, 1939-1945, German Concentration Camps and Prisons Collection within the McMaster University Library Digital Collections
The World War, 1939-1945, German Concentration Camps and Prisons Collection within the McMaster University Library Digital Collections offers nearly 2,000 items of correspondance from concentration ca...
Jewish Telegraphic Agency Archive
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) is a news agency and wire service focusing on issues of Jewish interest and concern. The JTA's digital archive has made its reporting going back to 1923 accessible ...
Footprints: Jewish Books Through Time and Place
The collaborative project, Footprints: Jewish Books Through Time and Place, is a database to track the circulation of printed "Jewish books" that is currently hosted by Columbia University's Center fo...
Rabat Genizah Project
The Rabat Genizah Project is a digital archive of Moroccan Jewish documents. The project, based at Lewis & Clark College in Oregon and in partnership with the Casablanca Jewish Museum in Morocco, ...
Historical Jewish Press
The Historical Jewish Press [עיתונות יהודית היסטורית] (JPRESS) project, a partnership between the National Library of Israel and Tel Aviv University, is a platform to access a wide variey of digitized...
JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry
The JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR) is a database of names and other identifying information from cemeteries and burial records worldwide, hosted by the parent website JewishGen. As...
European Holocaust Research Infrastructure
The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) focuses on trans-national Holocaust research, commemoration, and education by connecting sources, institutions, and people to combat the wide disp...
Compact Memory is a project of digitizing and making publically accessible Jewish periodicals from the 18th-20th centuries. A portal located within the "Judaica" digital collections of the library of ...
The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
A YIVO Archives Digital Resource, the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe is an online reference work on the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settleme...
Yad Vashem Digital Collections
The Digital Collections of Yad Vashem, Israel's official national memorial and research center on the Shoah, provides free online access to its large collection of material that follows Yad Vashem's m...
USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive Online
The University of Southern California's (USC) Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Online (VHA Online) is an online searchable database of more than 4,000 video testimonies of survivors and witne...
Centropa: The Library of Rescued Memories
Between 2000 and 2009, Centropa, a non-profit, Jewish historical institute dedicated to preserving twentieth century Jewish family stories and photos from Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans, i...
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives contain the organizational records of the JDC, a Jewish humanitarian organization involved in the overseas rescue, relief and rehabilita...
HaMapah, a project of e-Lijah Lab, a digital humanities laboratory at the Department of Jewish History and Bible Studies in the University of Haifa, aims to bring modern tools of quantitative and geog...
The Pinkasim Collection
The Pinkasim Project and Collection aims to locate, catalogue, and digitize surviving pinkasim, that is, records of European Jewish communities and regional councils from the sixteenth to the nineteen...
Key Documents of German-Jewish History
The online source edition Key Documents of German-Jewish History [Schlüsseldokumente zur deutsch-jüdischen Geschichte] is published by the Institute for the History of German Jews (IGdJ). It offers a ...
The Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art, Center for Jewish Art, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art is the main project of the Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Index is the world’s largest repository of documentation of Jewish m...
Yiddish Theater Collection
A collection of the New York Public Library's Dorot Jewish Division, the Yiddish Theater Collection includes hundreds of manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, posters, playbills, books, periodical...
Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group
The Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group (CRARG) finds, translates, and indexes a wide variety of Jewish records from the late 1790s to the 1940s for Jews who lived in a number of towns in modern-...
Museum of Family History
The Museum of Family History is a virtual, multimedia, and interactive website for users to learn more about modern Jewish history and the Jewish family unit in particular. Through exhibitions that of...
CemeteryScribes is a database of headstone inscriptions from Jewish cemeteries throughout the UK compiled by volunteers. The aim of this project is to preserve for future generations for free the info...
Jewish Heritage Europe
Jewish Heritage Europe (JHE) is a an expanding web portal to a wide range of news, information, and resources concerning Jewish monuments and heritage sites all over Europe. JHE aggregates information...
A Study of Transnational Jewish Relief Networks and the Emergence of Jewish Internationalism in Central and Eastern Europe, 1860s – 1870s
An ongoing doctoral project by Milena Zeidler at the University of Oxford examines pan-European Jewish relief networks and their role in the shaping of modern Jewish international consciousness in Cen...
Litvak World is a private non-profit organization established as "Jerusalem of the North" that works to preserve and cherish the cultural heritage of Litvaks, that is, Jews of the former Grand Duchy o...