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General Jewish History

  • Jewish History Time Line
  • General Jewish History - the Reading List
  • Jewish History - National Jewish Book Award Winners
  • Project Judaica - rescue, rehabilitation, and exhibition of Judaica
  • Virtual Restoration of small-town synagogues in Texas - 3D synagogue models, photos, and burial lists
  • Horus' History Links - Community Reconstruction
  • The Oral History Division - Hebrew University's Institute of Contemporary Jewry
  • Jewish Historical Society - of MetroWest
  • Polygamy in Jewish History
  • Jewish History Game - under development - need help
  • History of Antisemitism - Internet discussion group

    Genealogy/Genetics/Disease

  • JewishGen - The Official Home of Jewish Genealogy
  • Jewish Genealogy - tracing our Jewish Roots.
  • Jewish Genealogy - presented by the Dallas Jewish Historical Society
  • JGSR Jewish Genealogy Page
  • Soc.Genealogy.Jewish - the newsgroup.
  • Jewish Genealogy - various links
  • Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
  • Avotaynu - information and products for Jewish family histories
  • Jewish Genealogy Books - from Avotaynu
  • Sociedade Genealogica Judaica do Brasil - Jewish Genealogical Society of Brazil
  • Sociedade Genealogica Judaica do Brasil - Jewish geneaology society of Brasil
  • Romanian Jewish Genealogy - Romanian Jewish Ancestry
  • Jewish Genealogical Societies - Address List
  • JewishGen FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  • Bibliography of Jewish Genealogy
  • The Genetics of Jewish Populations - Jews are a single ethnic group
  • Breast Cancer Gene - found in 1% of Ashkenazi Jews
  • Cancer Gene - in Jewish Women - CNN Report
  • List of Jewish Genetic Diseases - evidence of selective advantage?
  • Mailing List - genetically-transmitted diseases affecting Jewish populations
  • Tay-Sachs Disease - high frequency in Ashkenazim
  • Tay Sachs Disease - References and Literature
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Tay-Sachs Disease - Late Onset
  • Gaucher Disease - most prevalent in the Ashkenazi Jewish population
  • Gaucher Disease - particularly frequent in Ashkenazi Jews
  • Niemann-Pick Disease - about 40% of cases are Jewish
  • Bloom syndrome - approximately 1 in 110 Ashkenazi Jews are carriers
  • Familial Mediterranean fever occurs mainly in Armenians and Sephardic Jews
  • Canavan disease - again, more than one mutation is relatively common in Jews.
  • Hunter syndrome - higher frequency in Ashkenazi and Moroccan Jews...

    Ancient Israel

  • Early Judaism Bibliography
  • The Hecht Museum - an archaeological exhibition of Eretz Israel.
  • Archaeological Items at the Hecht Museum
  • Archeology in Israel (UPDATE 1995)
  • Israel Archaeological Society - 1996 Expedition
  • Archeology in the Near East.
  • Material Culture of the Ancient Canaanites, Israelites and Related Peoples
  • Near East archeological resources section of ArchNet
  • Archaeological Projects in Israel - work conducted by Colby College
  • Israel's Archaeological Treasures - an Internet Exhibit
  • Ariel - The State of Archaeology in Israel
  • Interview with the Publisher of Biblical Archeology Review
  • Ancient Synagogues in the Holy Land - What Synagogues?
  • The New Jerusalem Mosaic - Jerusalem from the First Temple to the Present
  • Ancient Water Systems - in Jerusalem
  • Department of Ancient Near Eastern Studies - Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Harvard University Museums - Near Eastern archaeological artifacts
  • Ashkelon Excavation Information - The Leon Levy Expedition
  • SUQ BOOK LIST - Archaeology By Title (Book List)
  • Are the Bible's Stories True? - Archaeology Sheds New Light on the Bible's Stories
  • Judaea (Palaestina) - Archaeology Links
  • Archaeology at Caesarea - Excavate at Caesarea Maritima
  • Oriental Institute Museum, The - Highlights of the Palestine collection.
  • Dainiels' Digs - Archaeology/Ancient Israel-Images [Bookmarks]
  • MEGIDDO - A NEW DIG, AN ANCIENT SITE
  • Semantics of Ancient Hebrew Database
  • Map of the Semitic Languages - Origins
  • Astrology in Late Antiquity Judaism
  • Qumran's Mystery - the Puzzle Continues to Stir Debate
  • BOB'S WORLD - ARCHAEOLOGY IN QUMRAN ISRAEL, DIG OF THE CENTURY.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit - an introduction
  • Dead Sea Scrolls files
  • Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit - Project Judaica Foundation
  • Orion Center - For the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Ancient Israel from the US Army Area Handbook
  • Hellenism and the Roman Conquest from the US Army Area Handbook
  • MIDDLE BRONZE AGE (2200 - 1570 B.C.E.) - HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
  • LATE BRONZE (1570 - 1200 B.C.E.) - HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
  • IRON AGE (1200 - 550 B.C.E.) - HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL OVERVIEW
  • Rethinking Roman-Period Judaism - ANNUAL MEETING ABSTRACTS
  • ROMARCH - Armenia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Judaea & Arabia
  • Ancient Mesopotamia - Index of study resources
  • Historical Overview - of the Persian Period (538 - 332 B.C.E.)
  • History Speaks - Monarchy, Exile and Maccabees
  • "Palestine" - The History of the Name
  • The Samaritans in the Hasmonean Period
  • The Jews and Hellenization - Hengel and his Critics
  • Philo and the Clubs and Associations of Alexandria
  • Beyond the Sambatyon - The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes (CD-ROM)
  • Testament of Abraham - Reassessing the "Recensional Problems"
  • "Messiah-Joshua" Tradition at the Turn of the Era?
  • The Dead Sea Dud - "Scrolls are not all that important"
  • Archaeological Discoveries - In a Lighter Vein
  • At the Time of Jesus - The Truth about Hillel and his Times
  • Jew and Gentile - in the Ancient World (book review)
  • "First-Century Jewish Monotheism" - What Do We Mean?, by L. W. Hurtado
  • Origins of Christianity ...and Judaism
  • Paul the Chameleon? His Portrayals of Judaism for Different Audiences

    Diaspora History

  • Judeo-Spanish - Vocal Repertory
  • Portrait of American Jews - book by Samuel C. Heilman
  • The Precious Legacy - Judaic Treasures From the Czechoslovak State Collection
  • Birobidzhan - founded in 1934 as a "homeland" for Soviet Jews
  • Project Judaica Foundation - Working to preserve, exhibit, and disseminat Judaica world wide
  • The New York Public Library - has a great collection of Judaica
  • Project Judaica Foundation
  • Project Rescue - Judaic Artifacts From the Cold War Period
  • American Jewish History - esteemed publication in American Jewish Studies
  • Jewish Studies at Tulane University - documenting the Southern Jewish experience
  • Life in Lower Manhattan - at the Turn of the Century
  • Crypto Jews - Jewish Images of the Southwest
  • History of the Turkish Jews
  • Museum of the Jewish Diaspora (Bet Hatefutsot)Tel Aviv University
  • Jewish Genealogy on this page
  • YIVO - dedicated to the preservation of the Eastern European Jewish heritage
  • Hebrew books and manuscripts in the Leiden University Library
  • The Virtual Shtetl - Yiddish Language and Culture Web site
  • Yiddish Web resources at the Yiddish Voice page.
  • Yiddish Homepage
  • Yiddish WWW Guide - Yamada
  • Unofficial Cracow's Yiddish Page
  • Shtetl, Yiddish Language and Culture - Home Page
  • Avivale's Yiddish Page
  • The Yiddish Voice of Brookline, MA - radio & Yiddish resources
  • The Yiddish Voice - gopher
  • Yiddish Links - from Debra Biasca
  • Real Yiddish Literature - from Raphael Finkel
  • Yiddish Recipes
  • Yiddish Books
  • Yiddish Art
  • Aaron Fuegi's Fortunes page - Excerpts from "Every Goy's Guide to Yiddish"
  • Menke Katz - (1906-1991) Yiddish/English poet
  • American Jewish Historical Society
  • Canadian Jewish Historical Society Web and Gopher
  • Babylon Jewry - Heritage Museum
  • An Ancient Community - of Jews in Azerbaijan
  • Beirut Jews Picture of Jews preparing Wool for Mattresses
  • Khazaria Info Center - the medieval Jewish kingdom of Khazaria.
  • THE GLATZER COLLECTION - 19th/20th century German Jewish thinkers
  • Yiddish WWW links - from the Unofficial Cracow's Yiddish Page
  • Before the Darkness Fell - In a poignant memoir, a British author re-create five centuries of Jewish life in a small Polish town (Time - 10/9/95)
  • Unofficial Cracow's Yiddish Page - from Cracow, Poland
  • Center for Jewish History and Culture - Cracow, Poland
  • Center for Jewish Art - documenting Judaica remaining in Eastern Europe
  • Precious Legacy Exhibit - The collection of Judaica of the Jewish Museums of Prague
  • Images of Polish Synagogues
  • Shtetl - a film by Marian Marzynski
  • The Wolf Lewkowicz Collection - correspondece with a Polish Jew, 1922-1945
  • Atlas of Medieval Jewish History - (book) Simon & Schuster Academic Reference
  • Spinoza - Philosopher
  • Medieval Judaism - Course Notes
  • Vowels to Poland - In a Lighter Vein
  • What's in a Name? Jewish origins of places
  • "...With This Ring" - the history of the wedding ring
  • A Bird in the Hand - Jewish origins of the proverb
  • Two Thousand Years - cliche magic number
  • January 1st - a pagan religious celebration
  • Columbus - descendant of Spanish Jews?
  • Judaism's Democratic Tendency
  • Jewish Journalism - Continuing the Tradition
  • Collecting for Israel - Circa 1707
  • The Jewish School - Yesterday and Today
  • Messiahs - Rabbi Nahman, Napoleon and Others
  • The Tablets Image - origins
  • Jewish Athleticism - Why the Olympic Spirit Lacks a Jewish Neshama
  • Some Jewish Rushdies - forbidden Jewish works
  • When Jews Wore Turbans
  • Baghdad - For Centuries a Major Centre of Jewish Life
  • Oy Vey! - the origins of the expression
  • King Solomon's Genie - Jewish origins of Disney's "Aladdin"
  • The History of the Jews - of Winona, Minnesota

    Israel History

  • Israel History - from the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Israel History from the Israeli Foreign Ministry (Web)
  • The History of Israel - from Biblical Times to the Present (Gopher)
  • Borders in Israel's History (Maps and Pictures)
  • Pictures of Israeli Military History
  • Israel's Declaration of Independence
  • Origins of the 2.5 million immigrants to Israel since 1948
  • Israel: Young Blood and Old - by George Biddle October 1949
  • The Kingdom of the Spirit - by David Ben-Gurion, November 1961
  • Happy Birthday to the State of Israel - by Ephraim Kishon, November 1961
  • Israel in 1965 - by Jon Kimche
  • Israeli Mosaics - by Herbert Mitgang, August 1966
  • Lions in Winter - by Ze'ev Schiff and Ehud Ya'ari, January 1993
  • Western Wall Soldiers - The Famous Photograph
  • Young Warrior - 1948 Arab-Israeli War
  • Palestine - Between the Romans and Modern Times (US Army Area Handbook)
  • Origins of Zionism - from the US Army Area Handbook
  • Events in Palestine - 1908-48, from the US Army Area Handbook
  • Problems of the New State - 1948-67, from the US Army Area Handbook
  • 1967 and Afterward - from the US Army Area Handbook
  • The Begin Era - from the US Army Area Handbook
  • Ze'ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky - founder of Revisionist Zionism
  • The Eastern Roman Empire - boundaries in the early sixth century
  • Hebrew Literature - a Breif History
  • Joe Jaffe's Page - Light-hearted stories about the Weizmann Institute
  • A DEATH IN JERUSALEM - by Kati Marton
  • Summing Up - An Autobiography by Yitzhak Shamir
  • F-16s in Israel - a history of the IDF's Fighting Falcon
  • Winston Churchill - passionate Zionist
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