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American Jewish Archives (AJA)
http://www.americanjewisharchives.org
A large collection of primary resource materials about the American Jewish Experience. The Web site features research resources, exhibits, programs and news and events.

Center for Jewish History
http://www.cjh.org/
A partnership of the American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, the Center for Jewish History is a central repository for the cultural and historical legacy of the Jewish people. The Web site features online catalogs and archives; genealogy resources and databases; a virtual exhibit and more.

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html
Part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project, this web site offers links to Jewish history-related public domain and copy-permitted historical texts and illustrations and other web resources, organized chronologically.

Jewish Heritage Online Magazine
http://www.jhom.com
A non-denominational web monthly devoted to the study of Jewish culture and history. Each month different topics, such as "Dreams," "Memory," and "Bread," and Jewish holidays, are explored in a multidisciplinary way, with articles and illustrations crossing the spectrum of biblical and talmudic literature, modern poetry, Hebrew language, art, and music.

Jewish Women's Archive
http://www.jwa.org
An online archive devoted to the history of Jewish women.

National Museum of American Jewish History
http://www.nmajh.org/
This site celebrates the history of Jews in America. It includes online exhibitions, downloadable teaching materials, a timeline, and more.

The Israel Museum
http://www.imj.org.il/
A virtual tour of the museum's galleries; opportunities to view and learn about highlights from the Art, Archaeology, and Judaica collections.

The Jewish Museum
http://www.jewishmuseum.org/home/
This site includes unique interactive features and online exhibits that bring the extensive resources of the museum to your desktop.



Books

Barnavi, Eli. A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People. New York: Schocken Books, 1992.

Ben Sasson, H.H. and Ettinger, Shmuel, eds. History of the Jewish People. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976.

Eban, Abba. My People. New York: Behrman House, 1978.

Hallo, William H., Ruderman, David, and Stanislawski, Michael. Heritage: Civilization and the Jews, Study Guide. New York: Praeger, 1984.

Seltzer, Robert M. Jewish People, Jewish Thought. New York: Macmillan, 1980.