SOAS students and staff only off-campus
Brill Online Reference Works
Includes Encyclopaedia of Judaism
On-campus / Off-campus
Cambridge Histories Online
Access to Cambridge History of Judaism
On-campus / Off-campus
General web resources
Aleppo Codex Online
Website devoted to the oldest extant copy of the Hebrew Bible (dating from around 930). Contains comment and analysis as well as a searchable, digitized copy of the text
Berman Jewish DataBank
Information and statistics on the politics, economics and history of the North American Jewish community, plus full-text of the American Jewish Yearbook from 1899 (maintained by the Jewish Federation of North America)
Diarna: Geo Museum
A multimedia “ online geographic museum” of Jewish life in the Middle East and North Africa featuring both oral histories and digital records of material culture and architecture (please bullet-point this resource like the other references
The complete, unedited, contents of the original edition published between 1901 and 1906. There are over 15,000 searchable articles and illustrations.
Jewish Virtual Library (American-Israeli Co-operative Enterprise)
Magazine-style website. Click Enter the Library for links to a wide range of articles on Jewish / Israeli history and view “Judaic treasures” from the Library of Congress
Collection of digitized texts, archival material and online exhibitions from European archives and museums showcasing aspects of life and culture of Jewish communities across the ages
Judaism and Jewish Resources
Comprehensive index to Jewish resources online in English, Hebrew and Yiddish, as well as information on and for Jewish diaspora communities across the globe.
Bibliographic database of articles on Jewish studies hosted by The Jewish National and University Library in Jerusalem. Click RAMBI Web to search the database
Organisations and other libraries
Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies (Columbia University)
Go to the “Beyond IIJ” tab for external links relating mainly to study programmes in Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies Network
Discussion forum from H-Judaic, part of H-Net, an international forum of scholars and teachers. Includes book reviews and pre-prints and information on research and grants etc.
Leo Baeck Institute Library
Library collections on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry
London School of Jewish Studies
Important and wide-ranging collections on the whole spectrum of Jewish studies
Wiener Library (for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide)
Founded in 1933, the collections focus on Jewish cultural life in Europe before the Holocaust, and all aspects of the Holocaust during the Nazi era, and its aftermath. The Library also looks at other genocides in world history, such as those in Armenia and Rwanda.