You are here

More Online Resources

More Online Resources

AJC Archives
Over a million documents and hundreds of movies and radio shows courtesy of  the New York-based American Jewish Committee Archives, which house an extraordinary range of resources on the past century of American Jewish history.

American Jewish History
Free full-text access to the journal from 1893-1978.

American Jewish Yearbook
Volumes 1-108 (1889-2008) available in full-text format courtesy of the American Jewish Committee.

Ancient Maps of Jerusalem
Images of over 275 old maps of Jerusalem, from the beginning of the 13th century until the middle of the 20th century.

Berman Jewish Databank
Open access to hundreds of quantitative studies of North American Jewry.

Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Open access to a growing library of 11,000+ policy-relevant documents from leading authors, journals, and organizations.

Center for Jewish History Digital Collections
Archives and finding aids held by American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute of Jewish Research.

Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University
Full-text publications in the area of Jewish communal service.

Compact Memory
Full-text access to more than 100 German Jewish periodicals, 1806-1938 (in German).

Digitized Ladino Library
Full-text access to translations and transliterations of Ladino texts through the Sepharadic Studies Project.

Early Hebrew Newspapers Project
Images of major titles of early the early Hebrew press (19th and early 20th century) from the JNUL collection.

Full-text of 30 Jewish German newspapers published between 1933-1945 (in German).

This site currently provides access to more than 15,000 seforim, which are searchable by author, title and keyword.

Holocaust Encyclopedia
From the United states Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Jewish Law
Open-access scholarly articles in the area of Jewish/secular Law, U.S. state statutes concerning Jewish issues, and U.S. case law summaries concerning Jewish issues.

Jewish Photo Library
HaChayim HaYehudim: Photograph collection of Jewish communities of the world.

Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
Biographies, essays, photographs and illustrations on a wide range of Jewish women through the centuries from the Jewish Women's Archive.

JNUL Book Repository
Digitized rare and out-of-print monographs from the collection of Jewish National and University Library.

JTA Archive
Free full-text access to nearly a century of reporting about global events affecting world Jewry.

Judaica Americana Pamphlets
100 pamphlets on American Jewish life between 1725-1900 made available courtesy of the Jewish Theological Seminary.

Judaica Americana News Clippings
Digital images and catalog records of 259 American newspapers from 1782-1898 made available courtesy of the Jewish Theological Seminary.

Judaica Sound Archive
The JSA highlights the recordings of Jewish performers from the past and present; these collections are created from the holdings of the JSA of Florida Atlantic University.

Ketubbot Collection
Over 1,200 digitized ketubbot, originating from dozens of different countries, and covering a time period of over 900 years from the JNUL collection.

Milken Archive of Jewish Music
The musical recordings feature offers works by more than 200 composers for preview and purchase.

Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
Films and videos made available on the web through the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Yiddish Book Center
Online access, free of charge, to the full texts of nearly 11,000 out-of-print Yiddish titles.

Yizkor Books NYPL
The New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer provides digital images of complete Holocaust memorial books, exactly as issued (650 of the 700 postwar yizkor books at The New York Public Library are accessible online in their entirety).

Yiddish Prints
Full-text access to 800 valuable Yiddish books that belong to the Frankfurt University Library (16th-20th century).

YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
Online edition of the encyclopedia.

Yizkor Book Project from JewishGen
Resources for locating and accessing, including some translations of yizkor books


For Online Access to All Resources

*Those resources marked with an asterisk are exclusively available to Spertus Students and SpertusNet Members.

Become a SpertusNet Member or renew your membership to gain access to these resources.

Join or Renew Here

Please Note: Membership confirmation and account activation may take up to 3 days to process. Please check your spam or bulk mail folders if you do not see the confirmation in your inbox.

Having resource access difficulty?

Try The Troubleshooting FAQ >

Please Note

Spertus is not responsible for the content or function of these websites and databases. We provide these links for your assistance only. We do not manage or support these sites.