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Jewish Studies Resources

Bibliographical research
The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies (RAMBI)
Merhav, search system of the National Library of Israel
Rachel: European Network of Judaica and Hebraica Libraries
Bibliography on Antisemitism

Online encyclopedias
Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-1906)
The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (2008)
Jewish Virtual Library
Hungarian Jewish Dictionary (1929, in Hungarian)

Digitized newspapers in Hebrew, Yiddish, and other languages
Union List of Digitized Jewish Historic Newspapers, Periodicals and e-Journals
Historical Jewish Press

Digitized books in Hebrew
The Responsa Project: Jewish Sources Database
52,000 Classical Hebrew Books

Digitized books in Yiddish
The Yiddish Book Center's Digitized Yiddish Library

Digitized press in Hungarian
Magyar-Zsidó Szemle

Digitized publications in German
Judaica in the Frankfurt University Library
Compact Memory: German-Jewish Periodicals

Digitized images
Photographs of Jewish Life in Prewar Eastern Europe

Testimonies
Centropa
Centropa Hungary
Yad Vashem: The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names
Virtual Museum of the Holocaust in Northern Transylvania (in Romanian)
Aheym: The Archives of Historical and Ethnographic Yiddish Memories
USC Shoah Foundation, Visual History Archive
Yahad - In Unum: Execution Sites of Jewish Victims

Yizkor Books
Bibliographic database
Digitized titles

Jewish cultural heritage: Europe
Jewish Heritage Europe
Judaica Europeana: Heritage Collections Online
European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ)
Council of Europe: The European Route of Jewish Heritage
Historic Synagogues of Europe 
Lo Tishkach: European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative
International Jewish Cemetery Project

Jewish cultural heritage: individual countries
Virtual Shtetl
Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland
Jewish Warsaw
From Munkács to "Judapest": Hungarian Jews and their Synagogues
"Ten Stars": Revitalisation of Jewish Historic Buildings in the Czech Republic
Slovak Jewish Heritage
Ukraine Jewish Heritage
Fifteen Romanian Synagogues
Network of Spanish Jewish Quarters

 

ASSOCIATIONS

European Association for Jewish Studies
Association for Jewish Studies (USA)
World Union of Jewish Studies

 

Jewish Studies Institutes

Hungary
Jewish Theological Seminary - University of Jewish Studies
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Minority Studies
Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Assyriology and Hebrew
Pázmány Catholic University, Department of Semitic Philology

Austria
Institute for Jewish History in Austria (St. Pölten)
Institut für Judaistik (Vienna)
Centrum für Jüdische Studien (Graz)
Zentrum für jüdische Kulturgeschichte (Salzburg)

Central and Eastern Europe
Kurt Schubert Jewish Studies Program (Olomouc)
Prague Centre for Jewish Studies
Moshe Carmilly Institute for Hebrew and Jewish History (Cluj-Napoca)
The Goldstein Goren Center for Hebrew Studies (Bucharest)
Jewish Historical Institute (Warsaw)
Mordechai Anielewicz Center (Warsaw)
Taube Department of Jewish Studies (Wrocław)
Judaistyka (Kraków)
Vilnius Yiddish Institute (Vilnius)
Institute for Jewish Studies (St. Petersburg)
Judaica Institute (Kiev)

Germany
Simon Dubnow Institute (Leipzig)
Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung (Berlin)
Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum (Potsdam)
Abteilung für Jüdische Geschichte und Kultur (Munich)
Arye Maimon-Institut für Geschichte der Juden (Trier)
Salomon Ludwig Steinheim Institut (Essen)
Institute for the History of the German Jews (Hamburg)
Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies (Hamburg)
Hochschule für Jüdische Studien (Heidelberg)
Seminar für Judaistik (Frankfurt)
Martin-Buber-Institut für Judaistik (Cologne)
Jewish Studies and Yiddish Studies (Düsseldorf)
Institut für Judaistik (Berlin)

World
Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies (Stockholm)
Jewish Theological Seminary, New York
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Leo Baeck Institute (LBI)

Indiana University - The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program

 

Periodicals

Central and Eastern Europe
Chilufim: Zeitschrift für jüdische Kulturgeschichte (Salzburg)
Értesítő (Budapest)
Jewish Studies at the Central Europea University (Budapest)
Judaica Bohemiae (Prague)
Kwartalnik Historii Żydów / Jewish History Quarterly (Warsaw)
Múlt és Jövő (Budapest)
Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry (Oxford)
Scripta Judaica Cracoviensia (Kraków)
Studia Hebraica (Cluj-Napoca)
Studia Judaica (Bucharest)
Studia Judaica (Wroclaw)
transversal. Journal for Jewish Studies (Graz)
Vestnik evreiskogo universiteta / International Journal for Jewish Studies in Russian (Jerusalem / Moscow)
Yearbook of the Simon Dubnow Institute (Leipzig)

 

Jewish Museums

Austria:   Eisenstadt   Hohenems   Vienna

Belarus:   Minsk

Bosnia-Herzegovina:   Sarajevo

Croatia:   Zagreb

Czech Republic:   Prague   Třebíč

Germany:   Augsburg   Berlin   Frankfurt   Fürth   Munich

Greece:   Athens   Thessaloniki

Hungary:   Budapest   Sopron

Italy:   Ferrara   Trieste   Venice

Latvia:   Riga

Lithuania:   Vilnius

Poland:   Krakow: Old Synagogue   Krakow: Galicja Jewish Museum   Warsaw: Polin

Romania:   Bucharest

Russia:   Museum of the Jewish History in Russia, Moscow  - The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow

Serbia:   Belgrade

Slovakia:   Bratislava (national)   Bratislava (community)

Slovenia:   Maribor

Switzerland:   Basel

Turkey:   Istanbul   Izmir

Ukraine:   Chernivtsi   Odessa

 

Holocaust Memorial Museums

Hungary
Holocaust Memorial Center, Budapest
(in difficulty)
House of Fates, Budapest (built, but not opened)

Central and Eastern Europe
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Sereď Holocaust Museum (Slovak National Museum)
Mauthausen Memorial
Terezín Memorial
Latvian Holocaust Museum, Riga
Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum, Şimleul Silvaniei
Jasenovac Memorial Site
Holocaust Memorial Museum of Greece, Thessaloniki (planned)
Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, Kiev
Kharkiv Holocaust Museum
Holocaust Center and Foundation, Moscow

World
Yad Vashem: The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin
The Shoah Memorial, Paris

 

Special Interest

COMPASS: Directions in European Jewish Life
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee