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History and How-To for the feast of light from the Jewish Communication
Hannukah: The Cool Jewish December Holiday That Lasts For Over a Week
History and Art
from the Dead Sea
The exhibition Scrolls From the Dead Sea: The Ancient Library of Qumran
and Modern Scholarship brings before the people a selection from the scrolls
which have been the subject of intense public interest.
"Jewish Audio" ( smiles )
613.org Jewish Audio has over 300 hours of audio on Jewish Topics. This
is the biggest AUdio internet collection available in the world. Tapes
include stories, chants of the bible and a crash course in Judaism
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Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit
The 140,000 fragments of Hebrew and Jewish literature and documents rescued
from the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo cover every aspect of life in the
Mediterranean area a thousand years ago. The active programme of conservation
and research being conducted at Cambridge University Library, where they
are housed, is leading to all manner of exciting discoveries about Jewish
religious, communal and personal life, Hebrew culture, settlement in the
land of Israel and relations with Muslims and Christians from as early
as the ninth and tenth centuries. Only by the attraction of additional
external support can the completion of the current projects be assured.
This is a review and analysis of Jewish history, more particularly of what
is known about King Solomon's reign and that of the Maccabean dynasty,
finding the causes of the defeat of the people and loss of country.
STaM On Line
STaM is an acronym for three of the sacred Jewish scribal items--Sifrei
Torah (scrolls containing the first five books of the Bible), Tefillin
(phylactaries) and mezuzot--a parchment on which portions of the Shema
Yisrael prayer are written, and which Jews are commanded to place on their
doorposts. STaM must be written on parchment in black ink by a Torah-observant
man. The writing must be legible to a child just learning to read Hebrew
and must conform to standards described in the Tor, a book of Jewish law.
Within those criteria, there is room for variation in style and artistic
The Chagall Windows
A beautifull page on the famous Chagall Windows at the Synagogue of the
Hadassah-Hebrew University. The Windows represents the 12 sons of the Patriarch
Jacob, from whom came the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
A hypertext, heirarchic directory of the Babylonian Talmud. No actual texts
provided, only the locations of whatever topic is searched for. A work
in progress, but truly progressing.
Guide to Chabad Literature
Artwork from Chassidic artists * Music, Songs, and Niggunim * Chabad-Lubavitch
of Cyberspace * Essays by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach of Oxford University *
The complete text of the Rambam's Hilchot Melech HaMoshiach * Other HyperText
documents on the topics of emunah (faith), trust, techiyas ha-Masim (revival
of the dead), etc.
(also in german)
Outline of Martin Bubers live and works, his religious philosophy and backgrounds
Rosenzweig Essay and Exhibit
Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) remains among the most influential figures
of 20th century European and North American Judaism. Along with Martin
Buber and Abraham Heschel, FR is one of the most widely read Jewish thinkers
"The Jewish Challenge"
( Frederic Seager )
Explains how Judaism has influenced, and has been influenced by, Christian
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"Judaism Guide" ( Kuty
A human guide who will find anything related to Judaism for you!
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"University of Judaism" ( )
Information on the undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences,the graduate
programs (MBA, MAEd Jewish education, masters in psychology, and rabbinic
school) and the division of continuing education classes.
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Jewish Identity Databases
Identity/Philosophy;Religion, Zionism,Calendar & Holidays etc...
Judaism and Jewish Resources
The Internet is rich with Jewish resources. This page shows you the doors
to all these resources, so that you may go in and explore.
Beit Midrash - E-courses in Torah and Judaism
The VBM is sponsored by Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel, and provides courses
from the Yeshiva in Bible, Talmud, Halacha, and Jewish Philosophy. Courses
are interactive, and based on actual lectures given in the Yeshiva.
The history of The Temple Mount and guidlines as to the preparations for
the ascent required by Jewish law.
Here are some pointers to information/data about Israel and about Jews
LINKS of INTEREST
Scriptural Information... links to Sites of ''Jewish'' and ''Christian''
Project Genesis works to provide Jewish activities for college students
through a network of chapters and affiliates, and also offers a wide range
of "on-line classes" in Judaism via the Internet
The Jerusalem Fellowships
The Jerusalem Fellowships awards scholarships to young men and women so
that they can learn about and experience Judaism, and tour Israel while
living in the heart of Jerusalem.
The Island of the divine
The objective of The Island is to be a mean for all the information on
A Network for Jewish Youth
The AishDas Society
The AishDas Society is committed to the promotion of meaning, thought,
and emotion in Orthodox Jewish practice. This page provides a compendium
of divrei Torah from around the net, an archive of our own thoughts, and
links to MANY other sources of Torah fromaround the web.
Keddem Congregation is a Jewish congregation, affiliated with the Reconstructionist
Movement, through the Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and
Kesher Israel Congregation
Kesher is the only Orthodox shul in downtown Washington.
in the Chicago Area
Chabad Jewish Student Organization
Chabad Jewish Student Organization of the University of Texas, Austin home
page. Special pages include niggunim (songs) of the Lubavitcher Rebbe,
Shabbat, and answers to missionaries.
Communauté On Line(french)
La voix de la Communauté Juive de France. Organisations Juives Francophones
Liberal Judaism (also
On this page you can find information about the activities and organisations
of Liberal Judaism in The Netherlands.
Codes" ( A. Haviv )
A look into equidistant letter sequences in the Book of Genesis as well
as other scientific analyses of the Bible
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"Kabbalah on-line lessons
by Bnei Baruch Group" ( Benzion Giertz )
The Kabbalah teaches a practical method to apprehend the upper world and
the source of our existence while still living in this world. By this method
man attains perfection, and takes control over his life and transcends
the limitations of time and space.
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