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Hebrew language collections: Internet links

A list of useful websites for Hebrew, Hebraica and Jewish Studies.

The Israelites building cities for Pharaoh

The Israelites building cities for Pharaoh in Egypt. Leipnik Haggadah, copied and illuminated by Joseph Leipnik. Altona, 1740 [Sloane MS 3173, f.11v] © The British Library Board.

Jewish Studies

Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory / The WWW Virtual Library - comprehensive gateway to quality resources for the study of Judaism.

The Association of Jewish Refugees has placed its journal online.

Jewish Studies Resources, Princeton University Library - provides broad range of links to Israeli and US websites

Jewish Studies, Columbia University

Jewish Genealogy Links - mainly an aid to the ancestral research of American Jewry

Judaica Europeana - documenting the Jewish presence and heritage in the cities of Europe.

Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA, USA

Libraries, archives and online catalogues

Cambridge University Library - Near and Middle Eastern Collections

Cambridge University Library: Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit

Department of Manuscripts and the Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, the National and University Library of Israel, Jerusalem

Jewish History Resource Centre

Judaica Libraries and Archives on the Web - with almost exhaustive list of global links

Leiden University Library, Hebrew Books and Manuscripts

Library of Congress: the Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division

Littman Library - Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry - established in 1986 by the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies

Mapping Asia

Professional associations

European Association for Jewish Studies

Jewish Historical Society of England


Bar-Ilan University

Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Jewish Theological Seminary, New York


Ilana Tahan, M.Phil., Lead Curator, Hebrew and Christian Orient Studies
Asian and African Studies
The British Library
96 Euston Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7646
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7641