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Links to resources for exploring and studying East European Jewish history and culture, the Holocaust, Yiddish, and Family History:

Partner Organizations and Projects
Libraries, Archives, and Museums
Online Projects
Cultural Organizations
Family History Research

Partner Organizations and Projects
The Society for the Preservation of Hebrew Books and YIVO are working on joint projects to digitize rare books and periodicals from the YIVO Library.

Judaica Europeana
YIVO is a partner of Judaica Europeana, which works with cultural institutions to identify and provide access online to content which documents the Jewish presence and heritage in the cities of Europe.

Museum of the History of Polish Jews
In October 2012, YIVO and the MHPJ announced a partnership to promote general knowledge of Polish Jewish history and culture through educational, public, and exchange programs.

The National Library of Israel
In February 2013, YIVO and The National Library of Israel announced a joint project to digitize the archives of the late Yiddish writer Chaim Grade.

reVilna is a digital map of the Vilna Ghetto, created in collaboration with YIVO.

YIVO-Bard Institute for East European Jewish History and Culture
This new institute, the first of its kind in the U.S., presents an integrated program of study in the culture, history, language, and literature of East European Jews.

Center for Jewish History
YIVO is a founding partner of the Center for Jewish History.

Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Beit Hatfutsot

Beit Lohamei Hagetaot: The Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum

Bibliothèque Medem: Maison de la Culture Yiddish

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

International Institute of Social History Yiddish collections

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary

Mémorial de la Shoah

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

New York Public Library - Dorot Jewish Division

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The USC Shoah Foundation

Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum

Yad Vashem

Yiddish Book Center

Online Projects

Archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

Bat Kama At?

Centropa: Connecting the World to the Lands of Jewish Heritage

Eydes: Evidence of Yiddish Documented in European Societies

Litvak World

Max Kohn Yiddish Interviews on SBS Radio (Melbourne, Australia)

Virtual Shtetl Lithuania

YiddishPOP (online Yiddish course)

Yiddish Radio Project

Cultural Organizations

Chicago YIVO

Congress for Jewish Culture

Centrum Kultury Jidysz Fundacji Shalom

The Dora Teitelboim Institute for Yiddish Education

Fundacion IWO, Argentina

League for Yiddish

Living Traditions

National Yiddish Theater - Folksbiene

New Yiddish Repertory

The Workmen's Circle - Arbeter Ring

Yidishkayt Los Angeles

Yiddish Farm

Yugntruf - Youth for Yiddish


Family History Research

JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy

Roots to Routes Foundation