In our Reading Room, you can view our materials. Our holdings (library books and selected objects from the collection) are also cataloged for research online! We’ve additionally compiled useful links and link directories.
Can the museum help me research my family history?
You may use our in-house holdings for research purposes. We have also compiled a directory of links to research opportunities for personal and family research and genealogy.
How can I conduct research using the museum’s archive, collections, and library?
Our Reading Room is open to the public. You can also research using our library’s holdings and some of our collection’s holdings online. To view additional holdings, please contact the responsible curators.
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Here, staff members of the Jewish Museum Berlin share thoughts and anecdotes from their daily work and topics that move them.
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Leo Baeck Institute Archive in Berlin
Branch of the New York–based Leo Baeck Institute, a Research Archive on German Jewry
Online Platform Jewish Places
On the Topography of Jewish Life in Germany
At our Library, you have access to over 70,000 items including about 20,000 from our historical library holdings.
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Websites of Institutions & Initiatives
Testaments to Jewish life and survival; religion & tradition; Jewish life here and today
Sources for Collection Holdings
In publications of the Berlin Museum (1978 to 1995)
Non-Annotated Link Directories: We’ve compiled thematically relevant links for you. (8)
We’ve compiled thematically relevant links for you.
Here are various link directories for researching Jewish topics, organized by institution, online format, or subject matter. The link lists do not claim to be exhaustive.
Links to Digitized Journals
Here, you'll find digitized reference works, and academic journals, past and present.
Links to Other Libraries and Archives
Click here for other libraries, archives, and broad-ranging search portals for researching Jewish topics.
Links to Research Institutes
This link directory compiles institutes and research centers for Jewish Studies in Europe and Israel.
Links to Other Museums and Memorial Sites
Directory of links to Jewish museums, memorials, and Jewish collections in Germany and worldwide.
Links to Online Magazines
We've compiled links to magazines, newspapers, and blogs on Jewish themes.
Links to Online Projects and Exhibitions
This page lists links to online projects and exhibitions about Jewish history and culture.
Links for Online Research on Jewish Themes
This link directory is a complication of web portals, databases, and other online resources for Jewish history and present-day life.
Family History and Genealogy Research
Links Recommended by our Archive’s Staff