Links 2018-07-25T15:12:08+00:00

Here are links in a variety of areas that we have found useful. If you have suggestions for further links, please let us know.

LINKS

  • Anti-Defamation League
    Since 1913 the Anti-Defamation League has been fighting bigotry and extremism.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center
    The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.
  • Forward
    The online English version of the great Yiddish newspaper includes extensive coverage of Jewish culture.
  • Jbooks.com
    JBooks.com is dedicated to the idea that books are enhancing the Jewish spiritual renaissance. JBooks.com enhances and enriches books coverage by publishing reviews of and by dynamic and original voices who directly address the interests and
  • Jewish Ideas Daily
    Jewish Ideas Daily aims to be the premier aggregator and originator of Jewish ideas on the web. Its range of interest is very wide, and so is our range of sources: from daily opinion pages to weekly and monthly magazines, academic journals, books
  • National Yiddish Book Center
    The National Yiddish Book Center, located in Amherst, MA, is an extraordinary institution…well worth a “cyber” visit as well as a visit to the Center itself.
  • Tablet (formerly Nextbook)
    Tablet is a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture. Launched in June 2009, it’s a project of the not-for-profit Nextbook Inc. and the sister organization of Nextbook Press, which publishes a line of Jewish-themed books. Its archive holds
  • The Yivo Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
    The only resource of its kind, this encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. This Web site makes accurate, reliable, scholarl
  • Jewish Funerals
    A helpful website which answers a host of questions about all aspects of Jewish funeral rites and mourning rituals.
  • Click-On Judaism
    Excellent site developed by the Reform Movement to engage college and post-college age young Jews. Content-rich with thought provoking, short articles on subjects such as “Searching For God”, “Making a Difference”, “Doing Jewish”.
  • Generation J
    A vibrant Jewish pop-culture site of interest to colege and post-college-aged Jews.
  • A Wider Bridge
    A Wider Bridge, advancing “Equality In Israel and Equality for Israel” through engagement, advocacy, and philanthropy.
  • Addiction Resource
    Drug rehab and addiction recovery resources with specific information on addiction and the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Jewish Mosaic: National Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
    Jewish Mosaic helps the Jewish world become more open, accessible, and welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jews and their families. The website includes resources, events listing, and Torah commentaries.
  • Keshet (Boston)
    Keshet is a grassroots organization dedicated to creating a fully inclusive Jewish community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Jews in Greater Boston and across the country. Keshet offers resources, training, and technical assistance
  • World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Jews
    The website of an organization which brings together over 65 worldwide organizations of Jewish gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people.
  • Cybrary of the Holocaust
    Website of an organization called Remember.org, which shares art, discussion, photos, poems, and facts to preserve powerful memories.
  • Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
    The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous provides financial support to more than 1,000 non-Jews who rescued Jews during the Holocaust and preserves their legacy through a national education program.
  • Jewish Partisan Education Foundation
    The JPEF develops and distributes educational materials about the Jewish partisans and their life lessons, bringing the celebration of heroic resistance against tyranny into educational and cultural organizations. It has produced a curriculum called
  • Memorial Scrolls Trust
    Learn the story of the acquisition of 1,564 sacred Scrolls of the Law from Czechoslovakia, a small but remarkable episode in the tragedy of European Jewry. This organization provided us, on permanent loan, our Shoah Memorial Scroll.
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center
    THE SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to generating change through the Snider Social ActionInstitute and education by confronting antisemitism, hate and terrorism, promoting human rights and dignity, st
  • U.S. Holocaust Museum
    Website of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
  • Yad Vashem, The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority
    As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953 in Jerusalem as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemora
  • ARZA (Assoc. of Reform Zionists of America)
    ARZA is the Zionist arm of the Reform Movement and an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism, serving 1.5 million Reform/Progressive Jews.  ARZA is the vehicle for the mass participation of American Reform Jews, focusing on Israel, with an emphasi
  • Embassy of Israel
    The Embasssy website is a resource to receive daily news updates, links to Israeli web resources, answers to frequently-asked questions, and to communicate with the Embassy.
  • iGuide to Israel
    A helpful site which acts as a guide to the Internet for Israel-related websites; in English or Hebrew.
  • Jewish National Fund – Tree Center
    A link to the Jewish National Fund for donations to plant trees in Israel.
  • Kibbutz Lotan
    Kibbutz Lotan is one of two kibbutzim affiliated with the Progressive Movement for Judaism located in the southern Negev of Israel. [The other is Kibbutz Yahel.)
  • Kibbutz Yahel
    Website of Kibbutz Yahel, located in the southern Aravah of Israel (Negev region). Like its sister kibbutz, Lotan, it is affiliated with the Movement for Progressive Judaism (the name by which Reform Judaism is known outside of North Amer
  • Middle East Media & Research Institute
    The Middle East Media and Research Institute (MEMRI), an is an independent, non-profit organization providing translations of the Arab media and original analysis and research on developments in the Middle East.
  • Ten Things You Can Do For Israel
    This website, created by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston, suggests ways we can be supportive of Israel, an important antidote to despair in the face of the current crisis.
  • The Knesset
    Comprehensive site guiding one through the structure and workings of Israel’s government. Contains direct links to Members of Knesset as well as basic documents such as Israel’s Declaration of Independence.
  • About Judaism
    Articles, resources, chats, forums, and links on Jewish religion and culture.
  • BimBam
    Short animated videos based on aspects of Jewish life including the weekly Torah portion
  • CLAL: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
    CLAL brings Jewish wisdom to the American spiritual landscape and makes it a resource for all. It builds bridges across communities in which all voices are heard, nurtures volunteer, professional and rabbinic leaders and helps people to re-imagine Jewish
  • InterfaithFamily.com
    Resources and services for interfaith families exploring Jewish life.
  • Jewish Education Center of Cleveland
    An excellent website from the Jewish community in Cleveland. Rich with teacher resources and excellent program ideas.
  • Jewish Encyclopedia
    Online version of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, originally published between 1901-1906.
  • Jewish Virtual Library
    Cyber encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture that covers everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism.
  • Jewish Women’s Archive
    JWA.org offers an online encyclopedia, online exhibits, and educational materials about Jewish women, from community leaders to prominent national and international figures.
  • My Jewish Learning (Torah commentaries)
    Weekly Torah commentary and archives for this Jewish learning website
  • MyJewishLearning.com
    MyJewishLearning.com, produced by Hebrew College and Jewish Family & Life!, is a transdenominational website of Jewish information and learning geared toward learners of all ages and educational backgrounds. As the central Internet site for learn
  • Rabbi Amy Scheinerman’s Home Page
    This is a lovingly created site rich with ideas for Family Education. It was created by a very talented classmate of Rabbi Lieberman’s, Rabbi Amy Scheinerman.
  • Reform Judaism (URJ’s resource site)
    The URJ website is the portal to all apsects of Reform Jewish life. It provides opportunities to subscribe to “Ten Minutes of Torah,” daily e-mails on themes including Torah portion of the week, Israel, Mishnah, etc. There is also a searchable database of
  • Union for Reform Judaism
    Torah study resources from Reform Judaism
  • Reform Judaism (URJ’s resource site)
    The URJ website is the portal to all apsects of Reform Jewish life. It provides opportunities to subscribe to “Ten Minutes of Torah,” daily e-mails on themes including Torah portion of the week, Israel, Mishnah, etc. There is also a searchable database of
  • World Union for Progressive Judaism
    The website of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, the name by which “Reform” is known throughout the world. it includes a searchable directory of Progressive synagogues throughout the world.
  • Campaign for Tibet
    Website for the International Campaign For Tibet.
  • Falmouth Service Center
    The Falmouth Service Center (FSC) is a non-profit agency which has been working hand and hand with the community to support and improve the lives of families and individuals in need in the Falmouth area for close to two decades.
  • MAZON
    MAZON (“”food “” in Hebrew) was founded to build a bridge between Jews who enjoy the blessings of abundance, and the millions of children and adults who are hungry, or who live at the very edge of hunger, each day.  Even in this era of unprecedented
  • RAC: Religious Action Center
    The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
  • SocialAction.com
    A Jewish-influenced, but broadly representative, site dedicated to “pursuing justice, building community, and repairing the world.”
  • The Hunger Site
    A site where, on a daily basis, one click of your mouse button provides a cup of food for a hungry person at no cost to you. Connected sites enable you to make free contributions to help provide mammograms for indigent women, fund health care for por chil
  • Tolerance
    A website of the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization which monitors the growing number of hate groups making themselves known both on, and off, the Web and which also does cutting-edge work in promoting tolerance and fighting hate in our nation.
  • American Jewish World Service
    Torah portion commentaries from a social justice perspective.
  • BimBam
    Short animated videos based on aspects of Jewish life including the weekly Torah portion
  • Comic Torah
    An irreverent, and very funny, graphic approach to the weekly Torah portion.
  • My Jewish Learning (Torah commentaries)
    Weekly Torah commentary and archives for this Jewish learning website
  • Navigating the Bible
    Interactive site where you can find–and hear!–passages from the Torah. A good bar/bat mitzvah resource.
  • Storahtelling
    Cutting-edge fusion of biblio-drama, performance art, Torah commentary, and thought-provoking blogging.
  • The Velveteen Rabbi
    The blog of Rachel Barenblatt, a.k.a. “The Velveteen Rabbi.” Thoughtful commentaries on Torah, holy days, rituals. Also included are poetry and links to all-things-Jewish.
  • Union for Reform Judaism
    Torah study resources from Reform Judaism
  • Ziegler School
    The Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, a Conservative seminary, offers insightful Torah commentaries.