Provides articles on Jewish life, culture, history, philosophy, and religion written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Covers from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel.
This dictionary covers the history of the Jewish religion from its biblical roots to the present, the development of Judaism in the medieval Christian and Islamic worlds, its responses to the Enlightenment and modernity, the creation of new philosophies of Judaism in the wake of the Holocaust, and the establishment of the State of Israel, as well as contemporary issues such as feminism, secularism, and the ethics of war and medicine.
Covers people, culture, and events from various countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East from the fall of the Roman Empire to around 1492. Includes biographies, countries, events, social history, and religious concepts.
"The first oral history project that combines old family pictures with the stories that go with them, Centropa interviewed 1,200 elderly Jews living in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and the Sephardic communities of Greece, Turkey and the Balkans."
Led by the European Association for Jewish Culture (London), this digitization project documents Jewish culture in Europe. Materials are from Europe's museum, library and archive collections and include books, newspapers, photographs, postcards and other images, sound files of music and oral history, and moving image files.
YIVO is dedicated to the history and culture of East European Jewry and its influence in the Americas. The archives hold manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, films, photographs, videotapes, sound recordings, art works, and artifacts.
Provides an essay on a topic in Jewish Studies (demography, history, literature, religion, culture, etc.), its importance and major issues, background and historical developments, the current situation, and an outlook for possible future developments.
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