Jewish History

 

Selected Databases:

  • Rambi - A selective list of articles in various fields of Jewish Studies and the study of Eretz Israel and the State of Israel collected from thousands of journals, an dfrom collections of articles in Hebrew letters, Latin or Cyrillic and of repreints which are sent by researchers. The database is updated on a daily basis.
  • Museum of Tolerance Online - A multimedia Learning Center
  • North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories - Full text of letters, diaries, autobiographies, and oral histories of immigrants to American and Canada. Covers 1840 to present, but heaviest focus is on 1920.
  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Jewish Studies - Comprehensive database offering articles on all facets of Jewish Studies broken down by subject areas and their componets. 
  • Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority (Jerusalem). See "Digital Collections" section.
  • YIVO: Institute for Jewish Research - An online photographic catalog.

American Jewry:

  • JSTOR- America Jewry - Essays in American Jewish history.
  • American Jewish Historical Society - Founded in 1892, the mission of the American Jewish Historical Society is to foster awareness and appreciation of the American Jewish heritage and to serve as a national scholarly resource for research through the collection, preservation and dissemination of materials relating to American Jewish history.
    The American Jewish Historical Society is the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the United States. The Society’s library, archives, photograph, and art and artifacts collections document the American Jewish experience.
  • American Sephardi Federation - The American Sephardi Federation was officially organized in 1973. The founders envisioned an organization that would strengthen and organize the religious and cultural activities of Sephardic Jews, and preserve the Sephardic heritage, tradition and culture in the United States and throughout the world. These founders were also determined to assist Sephardic charitable, cultural, religious and educational institutions; assist in the publication of books and literature dealing with the Sephardic culture and tradition; disseminate information and strengthen the ties with the State of Israel.
  • Yeshiva University Museum - Since its founding in 1973, Yeshiva University Museum’s changing exhibits have celebrated the culturally diverse intellectual and artistic achievements of 3,000 years of Jewish experience. The Museum provides a window into Jewish culture around the world and throughout history through its acclaimed multi-disciplinary exhibitions and award-winning publications. By educating audiences of all ages with dynamic interpretations of Jewish life, past and present, along with wide-ranging cultural offerings and programs, the Museum attracts young and old, Jewish and non-Jewish audiences.

Holocaust Resources:

Ottoman Empire Resources:

Periodicals:

Online Encyclopedias:

Digital Collections

Sound and Video: