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  • Association for Canadian Jewish Studies

    Organization originally established to promote and disseminate historical research pertaining to the engagement of Jews to Canadian society. Aims to advance interdisciplinary research on the Canadian-Jewish experience.

  • Bukharian Jewish Global Portal

    An information resource for and about Bukharian Jews, a Central Asian group with roots going back more than 2000 years, and separated from the rest of the world's Jewry. Describes their culture, heritage and history, with news, photos, and other resources.

  • The Golden Age of Yiddish Radio

    Billing itself as "a time machine back to the heyday of Yiddish radio connecting us with the music and drama of yesteryear," the Dora Teitelboim Center offers history and sound files from American Jewish radio of the 1930's and '40's.

  • The Literature of the Holocaust

    The University of Pennsylvania publishes its collection of articles, commentary, and links pertinent to the holocaust related literature and related topics.

  • MyKaddish

    Free info on Jewish customs related to death, mourning, Kaddish, shiva, yahrtzeit, the soul, and the afterlife along with ways to bring merit to the soul of the departed.

  • National Yiddish Book Center

    Yiddish book preservation organization provides information about the more than one million Yiddish books it has saved and offers a calendar, online shopping, and learning links.

  • Shimon bar Kokhbah

    Biography of the legendary second-century leader of the Jewish rebellion against the Romans at Massada.

  • StandWithUs

    International campaign to bring understanding to the information about Israel and the road to peace.

  • Yiddish Radio Project

    Wax and vinyl records from the 1930s to 1950s rescued from storerooms, attics, and even dumpsters, chronicle the golden age of Yiddish-American broadcasting.

  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

    Official site of the center which studies East European Jewry and Yiddish contains library and archives, publications, and calendar of events.

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