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Other Jewish Libraries & Archives

American Jewish Archives
Cincinnati, OH

American Jewish Historical Society
New York, NY. A constituent of the Center for Jewish History.

Bibliothèque Medem
Paris, France

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religions Libraries
Cincinnati, Los Angeles, New York, Jerusalem

Ida Pearle and Joseph Cuba Archives and Genealogy Center
of The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum, Atlanta, Georgia

Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Montreal, Canada

Jewish Women's Archive
Brookline, MA

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, NY

Leo Baeck Institute
New York, NY. A constituent of the Center for Jewish History.

London Jewish Cultural Centre
Incorporating the Oxford Institute for Yiddish Studies.

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Berkeley, CA

National Library of Israel
Jerusalem, Israel

New York Public Library—Dorot Jewish Division
New York, NY

Ontario Jewish Archives
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Simon Wiesenthal Center Library and Archives
Los Angeles, CA

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC

University of Sydney: Archive of Australian Judaica
Sydney, Australia

Related Resources

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute

Haynt: A tsaytung bey Yidn, 1908-1939
A translation of the book chronicling the history of the Jewish newspaper in Warsaw

International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
Washington, DC

The Israel Genealogical Society

Judaica Libraries and Archives on the Web

From Kishineff to Bialystok: A Table of Pogroms from 1903 to 1906
A report originally published by the American Jewish Committee in 1907, presented by the Museum of Family History, including the names of more than 250 places where pogroms occurred and information about each incident.

Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry
A project initiated by Uriel Weinreich at Columbia University in the 1950s. Includes 5,000 hours of recorded testimony in Yiddish about Ashkenazic society in Europe. For a scan of the eastern base map with more place-name detail, click here.

A List of Judaica Library Websites

The Museum of Family History, The Yiddish World
A site devoted mostly to the Yiddish Theatre

Nigunim Project
Letters to the poet Fania Bergstein and her sister in Palestine from her family in Poland, 1927-1945. Blog in Hebrew.

The Jewish National and University Library's Online Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

Yiddish Forward Newspaper

Yiddish Wit: Illustrated Yiddish Proverbs, Aphorisms, Insults, Curses, and Other Folk Sayings