Online Resources for Research on Jewish Topics

Link Directory

This page contains links to websites, databases, and additional online resources that can be used to study and explore Jewish history and contemporary Jewish life. The list is arranged alphabetically.

We have compiled a separate collection of links for historical magazines and contemporary academic journals. Please visit the reading room section of this website for thematically related full-text databases for which national licenses have been acquired with the financial support of the German Research Foundation.

Sources and Databases (in English)

Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory
http://www.jewish-studies.com

Ask Moses
http://www.askmoses.com/en/?list=TRUE

Auction catalogues – digitized – German Sales 1930–1945
http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/en/sammlungen/artsales.html

Berlin Directory for the Years 1799 to 1943
http://www.zlb.de/en/besondere-angebote/berlin-directory-for-the-years-1799-to-1943.html

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education
http://www.bpb.de/die-bpb/138852/federal-agency-for-civic-education

Center for Online Judaic Studies
http://www.cojs.org

Jewish Businesses in Berlin 1930-1945
http://www2.hu-berlin.de/djgb/www/find?language=en_US

The Online Project on the Records of the Berlin Restitution Offices
http://www.wga-datenbank.de/en/search.html

DigiBaeck: German-Jewish History Online
http://www.lbi.org/digibaeck

European Association for Jewish Studies
http://www.eurojewishstudies.org/index.php

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Project
http://www.ehri-project.eu/ehri-resources

The Freimann Collection – The Literature of Science of Judaism
http://sammlungen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/freimann?lang=en

The Memorial Book of the Federal Archives for the Victims of the Persecution of Jews in Germany (1933-1945)
http://www.bundesarchiv.de/gedenkbuch/index.html.en

German War Memorial Website
http://denkmalprojekt.org/en.htm

German-Jewish Cultural Heritage
http://germanjewishculturalheritage.com/en/home/

Hareshima: The Jewish Internet Portal
http://www.hareshima.com

Haskalah, the Jewish Enlightenment
http://www.haskala.net/en/homepage.html

Jewish Encyclopedia
http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com

Jewish Heritage Europe
http://www.jewish-heritage-europe.eu

Jewish Virtual Library
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/index.html

JewLib. Digital Archive-Library. Primary Research Sources for Jewish History and Cultures
http://jewlib.freebase.com

Judaica Europeana
http://www.judaica-europeana.eu

Judaica Libraries, Archives, and Research Centers
http://www.princeton.edu/~pressman/libjew.htm

Jewish Past and Present in Erfurt
http://juedisches-leben.erfurt.de/jl/en/index.html

The Jewish Site of Berlin
http://www.berlin-judentum.de

Learning from History
http://learning-from-history.de/

Maven: Jewish Web Directory
http://www.mavensearch.com

Max-Windmüller-Society
http://www.mwg-emden.de/?Info:English_Summary

My Jewish Learning
http://www.myjewishlearning.com

Rambi: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
http://web.nli.org.il/sites/NLI/English/infochannels/Catalogs/bibliographic-databases/rambi/Pages/rambi.aspx

The Responsa Project – Global Jewish Database
http://www.responsa.co.il/home.en-US.aspx

Shamash: The Jewish Network
http://www.shamash.org

Stolpersteine in Berlin
http://www.stolpersteine-berlin.de/en/finding-stolpersteine

Synagogen-Internet-Archiv
http://www.synagogen.info

The Judaica Collection of the Frankfurt University Library
http://www.juedische-studien.de

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org

Other Links (in English)

Books and Bagels
http://www.booksnbagels.com/eng/

Jewish Calender Tools
http://www.hebcal.com

Jewish Community in Berlin
http://www.jg-berlin.org/en.html

Sources and Databases (in German)

Alemannia Judaica. Arbeitsgemeinschaft für die Erforschung der Geschichte der Juden im süddeutschen und angrenzenden Raum
http://www.alemannia-judaica.de (German only)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft fränkisch-jüdische Geschichte
http://www.agfjg.de (German only)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Jüdische Sammlungen
http://juedische-sammlungen.de (German only)

Aus der Geschichte der jüdischen Gemeinden im deutschen Sprachraum
http://www.jüdische-gemeinden.de (German only)

Bilddatenbank Jüdische Geschichte des Instituts für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden
http://www.bilddatenbank-juedische-geschichte.de (German only)

Epidat – Datenbank zur jüdischen Grabsteinepigraphik
http://www.steinheim-institut.de/cgi-bin/epidat (German only)

Gedenkbuch für die Karlsruher Juden
gedenkbuch.informedia.de (German only)

Gedenkbuch für die Kasseler Juden
Als pdf auf kobra.bibliothek.uni-kassel.de (German only)

Gedenkbuch für die Münchner Juden
www.muenchen.de/rathaus/Stadtverwaltung/Direktorium/Stadtarchiv/Juedisches-Muenchen/Gedenkbuch.html (German only)

Judaistik und Jüdische Studien in Deutschland
http://www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/e/judaistik/Portrait/Studium-in-Deutschland (German only)

Juden in Leipzig und Sachsen. Modulare Unterrichtsangebote der Ephraim Carlebach Stiftung
http://www.carlebach-stiftung-leipzig.de/modulare-unterrichtsangebote (German only)

Jüdisches Adressbuch für Gross-Berlin. Issue 1931
http://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/1931001_1931/1/ (Images in German)

Shoah.de. Zukunft braucht Erinnerung
http://www.zukunft-braucht-erinnerung.de (German only)

Talmud.de – Das Judentum in Deutschland
http://www.talmud.de (German only)

Zeitzeugengeschichte.de – das offene Webportal für Zeitzeugeninterviews
http://www.zeitzeugengeschichte.de (German only)

Other Links (in German)

Bundesverband jüdischer Studierender in Deutschland
http://www.bjsd.de (German only)

Geschichte in Bewegung. Kombinierte Bildungsangebote zu NS-Zeit, Erinnerungspolitik, Demokratieverständnis und vielfältiger Gesellschaft
http://www.geschichte-in-bewegung.de/home.html (German only)

Hamakom – about different aspects of Jewish and Israeli identity and culture and a meaningful Jewish life in Berlin
http://www.hamakom.de/en

Jüdische Literaturhandlung
http://literaturhandlung.com

Jugendservice Denk!Mal
http://www.denkmal-berlin.de/2012 (German Only)

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