Association of Jewish Libraries of Southern California

A Webography About Colonial Jews

350 Logo


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.  
  For portraits of colonial Jews, click on Research Resources, then click on Loeb Portrait Database.

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

Congregation Mikveh Israel.
    Information on famous cemetery and contact numbers for publications.

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

Touro Synagogue.
    Museum and gift shop information

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