General Internet Resources
Reading Hebrew on the WWW
WWW Gateways
Archaeology
Associations & Organizations
Basic Texts
Dead Sea Scrolls
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Exhibits
Funding Sources for Judaic Studies
Genealogy
History Resources
Holocaust and Anti-Semitism
Israel
Jewish Culture
Jewish Studies
Libraries
Magazines
News Media
Resources for Jewish Students & Youth
Sephardic Studies
Universities in Israel
Women in Judaism
World Jewish Communities, Groups, and Movements

NOTE: Some resources are restricted to members of the Yale community.


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Reading Hebrew on the WWW
The Hebraica Team catalogs books written in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Judeo-Arabic, Aramaic, and any other language using the Hebrew alphabet. We catalog everything from medieval biblical commentaries to contemporary Israeli poetry. Contains useful documentation, tools, & links.
This guide will help to set up a windows computer to be able to read and write in Hebrew.
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WWW Gateways
Israel
SABRAnet - Israel WWW Gateway
Walla (internet directory)
Judaism
JewishNet - Global Jewish Information Network
Maven - A Portal to the Jewish World
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Archaeology
Tel Hazor Excavation Project - contains excavation reports, picture gallery, bibliography, and volunteer information
Inscriptifact - high-resolution images of ancient inscriptions from the Near Eastern and Mediterranean worlds
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Associations & Organizations
Mazon - a Jewish Response to Hunger
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Basic Texts
Navigating the Bible (English) - containing translations of the Torah and other basic texts
Mechon Mamre - with an online version of Tanach (with vowels) and Mishneh Torah
King James Edition - features full-text searchability, content-based tables of contents and a quick verse finder
Revised Standard Version - search by keyword/phrase or browse by content
Sacred texts - translated versions of texts including Tanakh and Talmud
Pirke Avot - translated version of Pirke Avot
E-daf- - images of every daf in the Talmud available for no charge
Online Treasury of Talmudic Manuscripts - Hebrew University in Jerusalem
The JNUL project to digitize rare and out-of-print monographs from its collection.
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Dead Sea Scrolls
The Great Isaiah Scroll Directory - with full descriptions and translations of the Isaiah scrolls
This site provides frequently updated bibliographies, arranged by date as well as by language. Other resources include annotated links, news articles, list of new publications, cave photographs and scroll images, and information on conferences and exhibits.
An exhibit at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Milon Morfix - Online Hebrew-English dictionary. Pop-up Hebrew keyboard available.
Yiddish Dictionary - Online Yiddish-English dictionary
Funding Sources for Judaic Studies
Includes grants, fellowships, scholarships and awards (courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Library).
History Resources
Academic Guide to Jewish History - University of Toronto Libraries
Click on the "Palestine Page" link for more historic documents.
Films that can be viewed online, archived by the following topic areas: Jewish communities, Holocaust, pre-state of Israel, State of Israel, and the Hebrew University.
American Jewish History
Provides "archival, published and artifactual sources depicting the religious, communal, cultural and political life of American Jewry."
History of Jewish Women in America - contains annotated bibliographies and a guide to archival resources.
The Feinstein Center for American Jewish History - offers a searchable Directory of American Jewish Historical Repositories.
An extensive website including information on Jews in the American Civil War and the Wild West.
Holocaust and Anti-Semitism
Holocaust Denial on Trial: David Irving v. Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt
Films that can be viewed online, archived by the following topic areas: Jewish communities, Holocaust, pre-state of Israel, State of Israel, and the Hebrew University.
Israel
Politics and Government
Israeli Political Resources (including major parties)
AIPAC - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee
The Peoples' Voice is a new, broad-based civil initiative whose founders recognise that a way exists to bridge the intolerable impasse between Israelis and Palestinians.
Society and Culture
IlMuseums - listing and details on the hundreds of museums in Israel
Jerusalem photos - historical guide
Jewish Culture
Music
Zemerl - Interactive Database of Jewish Song
Literature and Language
Jewish Language Research Center - presents contacts, descriptions, and basic bibliographies for various jewish languages
Shireshet: Hebrew Poetry and Poets
ITHL - searchable directory of Hebrew authors
Visual Arts
Internet Movie Database - includes list of Israeli movies
Holidays
A Hebrew/English calendar available for use on the internet or a downloadable program for your Palm or Windows PC.
JCAL - Calender program and explanation of the Hebrew calander
HebCal - Interactive Hebrew calendar and English-Hebrew date converter
Magazines
Bible Review - Back Issue Archives
Lilith - Jewish women's quarterly
JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal
Moment - a conversation on Jewish culture, politics and religion
Tikkun - a Jewish critique of politics, culture and society
Historic Hebrew Newspapers - Digitized versions provided by JNUL
Tablet Magazine - An online magazine devoted to Jewish topics
News Media
Kidon Media link - Additional links to Jewish News Media.
A comprehensive gateway to the majority of the Israeli news media, including online radio and newspapers.
IMRA - the Independent Media Review Analysis.
CAMERA - the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.
Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
Forward - weekly publication with daily headlines and links to other news sources.
Debka - current news and news analysis relating to Israel and the Middle East.
Resources for Jewish Students and Youth North American Alliance for Jewish Youth
Sephardic Studies

Nanette Stahl, Curator of the Yale University Library Judaica Collection;
Matt Russo, website developer.
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Last modified: October 15, 2012.