The Middle East and Islamic Studies Library includes Jewish Studies internet resources. This resource is an on-going compilation of electronic bibliographic resources and research materials on Jewish Studies (in the broadest sense) available on the global Internet, created under the purview of the Middle East & Jewish Studies Department of Columbia University Libraries.
Subset of texts derived from three major online Sourcebooks, listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators: Internet Ancient History Sourcebook, Internet Medieval Sourcebook, Medieval Jewish Section, Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc. The purpose of the Guide is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching. Includes nearly 200 citations for internet resources.
A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc. The purpose of the Guide is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching. Includes 6 internet resources.
In commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the death of Moses Maimonides, the Jewish National and University Library is proud to present to the public digital copies of Maimonides manuscripts and early printed editions from its collection. This project coincides with the Library's exhibit "The Great Eagle at the JNUL."
These works have been scanned in their entirety and are freely available for viewing.
Consists of three main components: ABZU bibliographic database; core texts, in PDF format, including Marcus Jastrow’s A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature and other classic texts; and links to archaeological projects. Joint project of the American Oriental Society, the American Schools of Oriental Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
A project from the Jewish Theological Seminary Library, these diaries, written between 1913 and 1972 by the founder of the Reconstructionist movement in Judaism, include draft essays, lectures, and letters, as well as detailed accounts of meetings and events and other matters. Collection also includes miscellaneous letters, 1910, 1955, 1957; and program for celebration of Kaplan’s 70th birthday.
The Law Library of Congress offers an excellent overview of the Israel legal system including resources in both print and online for legal decisions. Two of the online resources that contain many of the Supreme Court's rulings are Tadkin and Neveo, both of which are mentioned in the Library of Congress overview.
Major Jewish Organizations, Institutes and Academic Departments
The American Jewish Historical Society provides access to more than 20 million documents and 50,000 books, photographs, art and artifacts that reflect the history of the Jewish presence in the United States from 1654 to the present
Founded in 1969, the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) is a learned society and professional organization that seeks to promote, maintain, and improve teaching and research in Jewish Studies at colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning
YIVO is dedicated to the study and preservation of the Eastern European Jewish heritage. Since its founding in 1925 YIVO has become the world's most important research institute and academic center for Eastern European Jewish Studies.