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The American Hebrew and Jewish Messenger (1857-1922)

The American Hebrew was a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City. In 1903 it merged with the Jewish Messenger

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Encyclopedia Judaica

Full-text searchable database of the 22 volumes.

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Genealogy Indexer

Search historical business, address and telephone directories from Central and Eastern Europe, memorials to Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust, Polish and Russian military documents, including lists of officers and casualities. Also includes community and personal histories, and Polish secondary school annual reports and other school sources. More genealogical resources are being added daily.

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Jewish Life in America c.1654-1954

A history of Jewish communities in America through essays, interactive maps, the American Jewish Year Book, biographies, and other primary source materials. Sources from the American Jewish Historical Society.

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Testaments to the Holocaust: Documents and Rare Printed Materials from the Wiener Library

From Archive Unbound. The online archive of the Wiener Library, London. This archive is the first to collect evidence of the Holocaust and of the activities of the Nazi party. From 1889-1965. 

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U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950

Correspondence, reports, and analysis of U.S-Vatican relations during World War II. An Archives Unbound platform of materials from the United States National Archives. 

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America: History and Life with Full Text

Indexes the scholarly literature of the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With full-text coverage of hundreds of journals and books, and selective indexing for journals dating back nearly 60 years.

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The American Israelite

The longest-running English-language Jewish newspaper still published in the United States. 

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Bibliography of the Hebrew Book

Complete bibliography of Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino printed books, 1469-1960.

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BrillOnline Reference Works

Browse and search over 60 reference titles related to history, international relations, law, language and linguistics, religious and Jewish studies, and the study of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the classical world.

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Compact Memory

Compact Memory offers actual reproductions of the most important research journals for German-Jewish history and genealogy research, covering the entire German-speaking world. Since some of these journals carried news about Jews in areas outside Germany as well, they are worth consulting for news of other locations, such as the United States and Russia.

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Credo Reference

Provides full-text online access to hundreds of multidisciplinary reference book collections, including art, history, law, medicine, psychology, technology, bilingual dictionaries and encyclopedias.

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Digital Dead Sea Scrolls

Digitized, searchable, high-resolution images of the Dead Sea Scrolls held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

The DPLA is a platform that brings together many collections of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. 

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Ethnic NewsWatch

Collection of ethnic, minority, and native newspapers, magazines, and journals published in America.

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Historical Abstracts

Abstracts of journal articles on world history since 1450, excluding U.S. and Canadian history, which is covered by America: History and Life.

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Historical Jewish Press

This site contains a collection of Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods.

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Index to Jewish Periodicals

Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs.

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Index to Yiddish Periodicals

An index to roughly 800 Eastern European Yiddish periodicals, many of which are in NYPL's collection. In English, Yiddish, and Hebrew.

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Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West’s Response to Jewish Emigration

Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West’s Response to Jewish Emigration  contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, and government documents including meeting records and country, subject, and administration files concerning the efforts of 37 countries and the Committee to coordinate the emigration of Jewish and other refugees of war and Nazi persecution

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Jerusalem Post, 1932-2008

The world's top English-language daily newspaper covering Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

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The Jewish Advocate, 1905-1990

Offers full-text access to The Jewish Advocate for the years 1905-1990.

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The Jewish Exponent

The Jewish Exponent has carried news of developments in Israel, efforts to rescue Jews the world over from repressive regimes, and the ever-expanding role of Jews in American public life. 

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JewishGen

Resources and tools to help those with Jewish ancestry research and find family members. This website links to numerous databases that are national and international in scope, that record many aspects of the historic Jewish diaspora. 

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Left Index

Topics covered include politics, economics, the labor movement, ecology and environment, women's studies, race and ethnicity, social and cultural theory, sociology, art and aesthetics, philosophy, history, education, law, and globalization.

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North American Jewish Data Bank

The Data Bank archives and makes available questionnaires, reports and data files from the National Jewish Population Surveys of 1971, 1990 and 2000-01 as well as provides access to other national Jewish population reports, Jewish population statistics and approximately 200 local Jewish community studies from the major Jewish communities in North America.

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Oxford Bibliographies Online

A collection of research guides for a wide variety of subjects. Includes topic overviews and annotated bibliographies.

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Periodicals Archive Online

An interdisciplinary digital archive of hundreds of full text journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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Periodicals Index Online

A database of millions of citiations for articles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, across more than 300 years. Over 6,000 journals are included. Journals indexed span 37 key subject subject areas and multiple languages.

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses

Includes citations for dissertations from 1861 to those accepted as recently as last semester. Abstracts from 1980 - present. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities, from a diverse array of academic subjects including literature, languages, art history, music history, philosophy, history, mathematics, psychology, and science.

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ProQuest Historical Jewish Newspapers

Simultaneous search of the The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1857-1922), The American Israelite (1874-2000),  Boston Advocate (1905-1909), The Israelite (1854-1874), The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988), the Jewish Advocate (1905-1990) and The Jewish Exponent (1887-1990),  and Palestine Post (1933-1950).

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Searchable full-text and page images of all ProQuest Historical Newspaper databases, which include titles related to New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Baltimore, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., the American Jewish Newspaper Series, and the United Kingdom.

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ProQuest Research Library

Provides articles from periodicals covering arts, business, children, education, health, humanities, law, multicultural studies, sciences, social sciences, and general interest. Full text is available for nearly two-thirds of its titles.

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Rambi: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

A bibliography of articles on Jewish studies in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages.

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Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

The Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The website for the museum includes the online Holocaust encyclopedia, resources for educators and scholars, and online exhibitions.

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Very Short Introductions

The full text of the entire catalog of Oxford University Press's Very Short Introductions series. The books in this platform offer concise overviews to a range of academic  subjects in the arts & humanities, law, medicine & health, science & mathematics, and social sciences. 

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World History in Context

From antiquity to the present day, search a broad collection of scholarly analysis and full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents that cover the events, movements, and individuals that have shaped world history.

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Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem is the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust.

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YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

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.

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