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A Webography About Colonial Jews




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A WEBOGRAPHY ABOUT COLONIAL JEWS

by Ellen G. Cole, AJLSC,
Librarian, Levine Library, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles


We celebrated 350 years of Jewish Life in America in 2004-2005 with these and other websites.  Most still keep their resource lists current today.

American Jewish Historical Society.    http://www.ajhs.org  
  For portraits of colonial Jews, click on Research Resources, then click on Loeb Portrait Database.

Jewish Women's Archive. http://jwa.org
    Historical information, bibliographies, curriculum ideas, and program suggestions -- through the women who made history.

Congregation Mikveh Israel.  http://www.mikvehisrael.org
    Information on famous cemetery and contact numbers for publications.

Skirball Cultural Center.  http://www.skirball.org
    Museum and educational resources for adults and children, especially a teacher's kit for the Myer Myers Colonial Silversmith Exhibit.

Touro Synagogue.  http://www.tourosynagogue.org
    Museum and gift shop information


Click here for all 350th Anniversary colonial resources on this
Association of Jewish Libraries of Southern California website