World News

The Jerusalem Post
Israeli Paper

Israeli Paper

Middle-East information portal covering 21 Arabic countries and territories, mostly rewriting reports from other news sources. Operates out of Amman, Jordan, and London.

Middle East Media and Research Institute
Explore the Middle East through its own media.


For Current News on Israel

Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israeli Government web site

Honest Reporting
Media Watch International, New York

Independent Media Review Analysis
A current digest of media, polls and significant interviews and events.

Virtual Jerusalem

The Jewish Advocate

The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

Weekly publication from New York


Jewish Museums

Jüdisches Museum Berlin
Europe's largest Jewish museum. Opened in 2001.

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
Chicago's Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies houses a collection of over 10,000 objects, artifacts, and works of art spanning 3500 years of Jewish history, and features exciting permanent and temporary exhibitions.

National Museum of American Jewish History
This Philadelphia Museum offers education, exhibits, and programs dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Jewish people in America.

Beit Hatfutsot
The Nachum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv is devoted to the world-wide Jewish community. Find genealogy and education resources, photos and music.

The Israel Museum
Israel's largest museum, located in Jerusalem. Includes the Shrine of the Book which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The Ghetto Fighters Museum
This museum is unique among Holocaust museums in that it focuses on the history of the Jewish Resistance. Includes Yad Layeled, the Children's museum.

Rhodes Jewish Museum
Produced by The Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation to preserve the unique history of the Jews of Rhodes, Greece.

The Jewish Museum in Prague
The Jewish Museum has one of the most extensive collections of Judaic art in the world.

Jewish Museum of Florida
Dedicated to telling the story of the Florida Jewish Experience since 1763.

Israel Bible Museum
Safed museum featuring numerous works of art depicting scenes from the Bible.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.


Jewish Reading

Chicago Jewish News
The online version of the newspaper.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency Global news service of the Jewish people.

A Jewish critique of politics, culture, and society.

A magazine with Incisive essays. It takes a special interest in Jewish affairs, and its letters section is famous the world over

Eretz Daily
Israeli news and commentary

Olam Magazine A conversations on the modern relevance of timeless Judaic values


Aish HaTorah
Window on the Wall. To see a current photo of the Western Wall

VR Jerusalem
A Virtual Tour of Jerusalem and the Western Wall. ViscapeSVR Viewer is required. Download is provided


Jewish Learning

Anti-Defamation League
Fighting Anti-Semitism, Bigotry, and Extremism

History of the Jewish People
A comprehensive timeline of Jewish History and a list of important Jewish people and their time period. This site sponsored by the Jewish Agency for Israel


Jewish Universities

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America
New York University with now offers online Master's Degree in Jewish Education.

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
This Chicago college offers degrees in Jewish Education and Jewish Communal Service on the master's and doctoral levels, with distance learning options available for non-local students.

Hebrew College
Newton Centre, Massachusetts college grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in Jewish Studies and Jewish Education, as well as certificates in Jewish Family Education, Jewish Early Childhood Education, and Jewish Music.


Holocaust Studies
Shares art, discussion, photos, poems, and facts to preserve powerful memories.

Literature of the Holocaust
Maintained by an English professor of the University of Pennsylvania.

The Holocaust Website
Stories of crimes, heroes and villains.

Simon Weisenthal Center
An international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach, and social action.

Headlines, stories, and resources.

The Holocaust Ring
A ring of website with numerous resources and links

Facing History and Ourselves
Examining history and human behavior

The History Place
Holocaust Timeline

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
Produced by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida

Scholarly discussion on the topic of anti-Semitism

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.


Assorted Jewish Links

Jewish Web Directory

Shamash strives to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information and discussion on the Internet.

Jewish Council for Public Affairs
The national public affairs arm of the organized Jewish community

The Jewish Agency for Israel
Strengthening the relationship between the Jews of Israel and Jews in the rest of the world.

Kosher Information
Extensive information on Kosher food and consumer information from the Chicago Rabbinical Council.