World News

The Jerusalem Post
http://www.jpost.com
Israeli Paper

Haaretz
http://www.haaretz.com
Israeli Paper

Al-Bawaba
http://www.albawaba.com
Middle-East information portal covering 21 Arabic countries and territories, mostly rewriting reports from other news sources. Operates out of Amman, Jordan, and London.

Middle East Media and Research Institute
http://www.memri.org
Explore the Middle East through its own media.

 

For Current News on Israel

Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
http://www.mfa.gov.il
Israeli Government web site

Jerusalem Virtual Library
http://www.us-israel.org
A division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise

Honest Reporting
http://www.honestreporting.com
Media Watch International, New York

Independent Media Review Analysis
http://www.imra.org.il
A current digest of media, polls and significant interviews and events.

Virtual Jerusalem
http://www.virtualjerusalem.com

The Jewish Advocate
http://www.thejewishadvocate.com

The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
http://www.jewishjournal.com

JewzNewz
http://www.jewz.com
JewzNewz launched on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, as a means of providing news, support and information in response to the tragic events of the day.

Forward
http://www.forward.com
Weekly publication from New York

 

Adult Jewish Education

Distance Learning Project
http://courses.jtsa.edu/
Outstanding online adult Jewish education from The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

 

Jewish Museums

Jüdisches Museum Berlin
http://www.juedisches-museum-berlin.de
Europe's largest Jewish museum. Opened in 2001.

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
http://www.spertus.edu/
Chicago's Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies houses a collection of over 10,000 objects, artifacts, and works of art spanning 3500 years of Jewish history, and features exciting permanent and temporary exhibitions.

National Museum of American Jewish History
http://www.nmajh.org
This Philadelphia Museum offers education, exhibits, and programs dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Jewish people in America.

Beth Hatefutsoth
http://www.bh.org.il/
The Nachum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv is devoted to the world-wide Jewish community. Find genealogy and education resources, photos and music.

The Israel Museum
http://www.imj.org.il/
Israel's largest museum, located in Jerusalem. Includes the Shrine of the Book which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The Ghetto Fighters Museum
http://www.friendsofgfh.org
This museum is unique among Holocaust museums in that it focuses on the history of the Jewish Resistance. Includes Yad Layeled, the Children's museum.

The Jewish Museum
http://www.jewishmuseum.org/
The Jewish Museum, New York. Under the auspices of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Rhodes Jewish Museum
http://www.rhodesjewishmuseum.org
Produced by The Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation to preserve the unique history of the Jews of Rhodes, Greece.

The Jewish Museum in Prague
http://www.jewishmuseum.cz/aindex.htm
The Jewish Museum has one of the most extensive collections of Judaic art in the world.

Jewish Museum of Florida
http://www.jewishmuseum.com
Dedicated to telling the story of the Florida Jewish Experience since 1763.

Israel Bible Museum
http://www.israelbiblemuseum.com/
Safed museum featuring numerous works of art depicting scenes from the Bible.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/
America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.

 

Jewish Reading

Chicago Jewish News
http://www.chicagojewishnews.com/
The online version of the newspaper.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
http://www.jta.org Global news service of the Jewish people.

Jewish Family and Life
http://www.jewishfamily.com/

The Jerusalem Report
http://www.jrep.com/ The Jewish World's Leading News Magazine

Tikkun
http://www.tikkun.org
A Jewish critique of politics, culture, and society.

Commentary
http://www.commentarymagazine.com
A magazine with Incisive essays. It takes a special interest in Jewish affairs, and its letters section is famous the world over

Eretz Daily
http://eretz.com/index.htm
Israeli news and commentary

Olam Magazine http://www.olam.org/ A conversations on the modern relevance of timeless Judaic values

Politics

The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov

U.S. Senate
http://www.senate.gov

U.S. House of Representatives
http://www.house.gov

Congressional Quarterly
http://www.cq.com
Political Journal

United States Congress
http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/
Congressional publications

 

Jerusalem

Aish HaTorah http://aish.com/wallcam/
Window on the Wall. To see a current photo of the Western Wall

Virtual Jerusalem Tour
http://www.md.huji.ac.il/vjt/
Hebrew University's Virtual Tour of Jerusalem

VR Jerusalem
http://www.imaginevr.co.il/vrjerusa.htm
A Virtual Tour of Jerusalem and the Western Wall. ViscapeSVR Viewer is required. Download is provided

 

Jewish Learning

Anti-Defamation League
http://www.adl.org/
Fighting Anti-Semitism, Bigotry, and Extremism

History of the Jewish People
http://www.jewishhistory.org
A comprehensive timeline of Jewish History and a list of important Jewish people and their time period. This site sponsored by the Jewish Agency for Israel

 

Jewish Universities

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America
http://www.jtsa.edu
New York University with now offers online Master's Degree in Jewish Education.

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
http://www.spertus.edu
This Chicago college offers degrees in Jewish Education and Jewish Communal Service on the master's and doctoral levels, with distance learning options available for non-local students.

Hebrew College
http://www.hebrewcollege.edu
Newton Centre, Massachusetts college grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in Jewish Studies and Jewish Education, as well as certificates in Jewish Family Education, Jewish Early Childhood Education, and Jewish Music.

 

Holocaust Studies

Remember.com
http://remember.org/
Shares art, discussion, photos, poems, and facts to preserve powerful memories.

Literature of the Holocaust
http://www.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/Holocaust/
Maintained by an English professor of the University of Pennsylvania.

The Holocaust Website
http://auschwitz.dk
Stories of crimes, heroes and villains.

Simon Weisenthal Center
http://www.wiesenthal.com/
An international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach, and social action.

Holocaust
http://aish.com/holocaust/
Headlines, stories, and resources.

The Holocaust Ring
http://d.webring.com/hub?ring=shoah
A ring of website with numerous resources and links

Facing History and Ourselves
http://www.facing.org/facing/fhao2.nsf
Examining history and human behavior

The History Place
http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/
Holocaust Timeline

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/holocaust/default.htm
Produced by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida

H-Anti-Semitism
http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~antis/
Scholarly discussion on the topic of anti-Semitism

Teaching the Holocaust through Stamps
http://mofetsrv.macam98.ac.il/~ochayo/einvert.htm
An Interdisciplinary and Computerized Program through the use of Stamps, Pictures, Texts and Paintings by Children in the Holocaust

To Save a Life
http://www.humboldt.edu/~rescuers/index.html
Stories of Holocaust rescue.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/
America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.

 

Assorted Jewish Links

Maven
http://www.maven.co.il/
Jewish Web Directory

Shamash
http://shamash.org
Shamash strives to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information and discussion on the Internet.

Jewish Council for Public Affairs
http://www.jewishpublicaffairs.org/
The national public affairs arm of the organized Jewish community

The Jewish Agency for Israel
http://www.jafi.org.il/newsite/index.htm
Strengthening the relationship between the Jews of Israel and Jews in the rest of the world.

Lists of Jewish Links
http://www.jewishsites.org/

Kosher Information
http://www.crcweb.org/kosher/
Extensive information on Kosher food and consumer information from the Chicago Rabbinical Council.