Online version of the 19-volume work by David Tidhar about the origins of Israel and those who contributed to the State. The encyclopedia can be searched by volume or entry and in Hebrew or English.
“The JTA Jewish News Archive is a powerful reference tool that offers a perspective on current events and modern Jewish history that is not available anywhere else. It provides free access to nearly a century of reporting about global events affecting world Jewry.”
“The Jewish Virtual Library is the most comprehensive online Jewish encyclopedia in the world, covering everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. So far, more than 13,000 articles and 6,000 photographs and maps have been integrated into the site.”
An online encyclopedia that is “an unmatched resource for anyone interested in Jewish women anywhere, at any time.” Along with a “core of approximately 2,000 carefully researched, written, and edited articles, the online environment enables researches to interact and comment on the content, and search by keyword, time period, or country.”
The Jews in America website is a “a portrait of American Jews— and a portrait of America.” A resource that includes timelines, artifacts, multimedia, audio, and additional resources to help students gain an understanding of Jews in America from the first immigrants until modern Jewry.
The United States Holocaust Museum provides educational materials, online collections and archives, online exhibits, and many more resources to do research.
Vad V’shem has extensive digital resources for researching the Holocaust, including a photo archive, shoah names database, archives of collections, and educational materials.
“The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. This Web site makes accurate, reliable, scholarly information about East European Jewish life accessible to everyone.”
Published originally in 1971, Encyclopedia Judaicahas been the leading source for information on the Jewish people, the Jewish faith, and the state of Israel. The Second Edition continues its coverage of how the Jewish people have influenced history and shaped the modern world.
AMERICAN AND WORLD HISTORY
Generated from the collections of the Library of Congress, “American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.”
“History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching and studying U.S. history,” including audio, images, and texts.
“HyperHistory is an expanding scientific project presenting 3,000 years of world history with an parallel views of lifelines, timelines, and maps.”