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HUC-JIR Jewish Language Project
Wherever Jews have lived around the world, they have spoken and written in language distinct from their non-Jewish neighbors – from Yiddish and Ladino to Judeo-Italian and Judeo-Malayalam. The Jewish ...
Experiencing History: Holocaust Sources in Context
Experiencing History was created by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and provides curated, contextualized, fully digital, and translated primary sources on the Holocaust. These are organise...
In Geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies
In Geveb aims to be a central address for the study of all things Yiddish—a focal point for discussions of Yiddish literature, language, and culture, and a home for the next generation of Yiddish scho...
PEACE - Portal of Epigraphy, Archaeology, Conservation and Education on Jewish Funerary Culture
When studying the history of a people one may learn a myriad of details from the ways in which they chose to remember and immortalize their dead.
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...
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...
KTIV - The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts
The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts [האוסף הבינלאומי של כתבי יד עבריים דיגיטליים or "Ktiv"] is a collection hosted at the National Library of Israel (NLI) that holds either or...
The Jews of South Africa in 2019
The report entitled The Jews of South Africa in 2019: Identity, community, society, demography was published by the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Cape Town and...
JudaicAlgeria is a website that produces and links to information about the history of Jews and Jewish communities in Algeria over the last 2000 years. Covering a wide variety of different aspects of ...
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...
South Africa Jewish Rootsbank: The South African Jewish Database
South Africa Jewish Rootsbank: The South African Jewish Database is a project at the Centre for Migration and Genealogy aiming to create a comprehensive database of records and information relating to...
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...
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...
Sephardic Studies Digital Collection
The Sephardic Studies Digital Collection (SSDC), located within the University of Washington Library, is the first major digital repository of sources pertaining to the Sephardic Jews of the Mediterra...
The Judaica Europeana (2010-2012) and Judaica Europeana 2.0 (2018-2021) projects aimed to increase the amount of high-quality data and metadata from Jewish cultural heritage institutions and make it a...
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, ...
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...
Friedberg Genizah Project
The Friedberg Genizah Project (FGP) is a joint venture with the Friedberg Jewish Manuscript Society (FJMS) in Toronto, Canada that was established to facilitate and rejuvenate research on the Cairo Ge...
Polonsky Foundation Digitizion Project
The Polonsky Foundation Digitizion Project is a collaboration between the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (the Vatican Library) with the aim of ma...
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...
Plotting Yiddish Drama
Plotting Yiddish Drama is a searchable, continually expanding database of detailed plot synopses of Yiddish plays. It is a sub-project of the Digital Yiddish Theatre Project (DYTP). (Descripti...
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 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...
The Polonsky Foundation Catalogue of Digitised Hebrew Manuscripts
The Polonsky Foundation Catalogue of Digitised Hebrew Manuscripts provides free online access to the British Library’s collection of Hebrew manuscripts. Originating as the Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisat...
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...
All Israel Databases
The All Israel Databases (AID) is a collection of databases created and maintained by the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA). The databases drawsprimarily from archives located in Israel dea...
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...
Poetrans [פואטרנס] provides an index of poetry translations into Hebrew. The project aspires to be a digital database of all tables of content of all poetry books ever translated into Hebrew (though n...
American Jewish Committee Oral History Collection
A collection of the New York Public Library's Dorot Jewish Division, the American Jewish Committee Oral History Collection holds the only complete compilation of transcripts and recordings from a 25-y...
Digitized Archives Program of the International Catacomb Society
The Digitized Archives Program of the International Catacomb Society (DAPICS) is a developing resource for scholars worldwide for visual data on ancient sites. By integrating current documentation of ...