American Jewish history is rich, interesting, and documented in a number of different places. Try a few of these resources and archives in adding historical background to your work.
- American Jewish Historical Society documents genealogy and provides 50,000 books, photographs, works of art and artifacts that reflect the history of the Jewish experience in the United States.
- The Jewish Museum audio and media site features recordings of lectures on everything from “Lincoln and the Jews” to “Women in the Dead Sea Scrolls”.
- The Jewish Women’s Archive presents This Week in History and an interactive map showing the physical landmarks in Jewish women’s history.