Jewish Web Links

Jewish Los Angeles

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Links and resources to everything Jewish in Los Angeles which falls under the umbrella of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles.

Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The online version of this Los Angeles Newspaper published under the auspices of the Jewish Federation of Greater L.A.

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
Program provides one-to-one mentoring, providing caring adult mentors to any Jewish child who would benefit from this special friendship.

Jewish Vocational Services of Los Angeles
Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) assists people in Southern California who are looking for work and/or seeking career advancement and the employers who can help them achieve their goals.

Temple Ramat Zion
The online home of our neighboring conservative congregation.

Los Angeles Bureau of Jewish Education
The coordinating organization of Jewish schools in Los Angeles which recently enthusiastically accredited TAS’ Religious School. Also the umbrella Organization for the 8-12 grade programs Dor Hadash, Havurat Noar, and Halutz

The Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles
At the JCLLA you will find Judaic books, software, music, videos, and archives. The JCLLA also offers storytelling and lectures throughout the year. The Library is open to all. This web site will help you “check out” our cyberspace…but do come visit our Library at 6006 Wilshire Blvd. soon!

Skirball Cultural Center & Museum
It has galleries, but it is more than a museum. It has a resource center but it is more than a library. It has a state-of-the-art auditorium but it is much much more than a performing arts center. It is the varied nature of its mission that makes this unique venue the Skirball Cultural Center. Just as the American immigrant experience is different for each group and individual arriving on these shores, the Skirball Cultural Center provides an unrivaled rainbow of programs and opportunities to enrich each visitor.

@LA Jewish Resources in Greater Los Angeles/Southern California
Hundreds of links to jewish sites in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties in Southern California

Holocaust Resources

An Auschwitz Alphabet
An alphaetical listing of terms relating to the Auschwitz camp. Click on a term and get a page of information about it with pictures, epitaphs and more.

Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation
Everything you need to know about Stephen Speilberg’s organization founded post-Schindler’s List to catalog the testimonies of Holocaust Survivors can be found here.

Simon Wiesenthal Center
Los Angeles’ Simon Weisenthal Center has its internet base here with much Holocaust related information and links.

Descendants of the Shoah
Descendants of the Shoah is a support group/resource site for children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors located in Melbourne, Australia.

Online Publications

Jewish Heritage Online Magazine
Articles, Weekly Torah portion, resources, RealAudio Webcasts, a calendar.

Jerusalem Post
The online version of Israel’s Jerusalem Post is available here and updated daily.

Tikkun Magazine
The Bi-monthly Jewish critique of society, politics and culture.

Reform Judaism Magazine
REFORM JUDAISM is the official voice of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, linking the institutions and affiliates of Reform Judaism with every Reform Jew. Received quarterly by 300,000 member households (members of more than 850 UAHC congregations) as a benefit of their synagogue’s UAHC affiliation, RJ strives to convey the creativity, diversity, and dynamism of Reform Judaism. RJ covers developments within our movement while interpreting world events and Jewish tradition from a Reform perspective.

Moment Magazine

Entertainment/Music

Tara Publications
An excellent resource for Jewish Music with hundreds of recordings by contemporary American Jewish composers such as Debbie Friedman, and Jeff Klepper, as well as Israeli music, sheet music, books, liturgical recordings and more. You can listen to sound clips of many recordings and purchase online.

Zemerl – The Jewish Song Database

Craig n’ Company
Home site of 1999 TAS Concert performer Craig Taubman.

Danny Maseng
Born in Israel to American parents, Maseng presents music and stories which enlighten the soul and bring joy to the heart. Listen to selections from his recordings and shows including “Wasting Time With Harry Davidowitz” and “Soul on Fire”

Jewish Music WebCenter
The purpose of the Jewish Music WebCenter is to provide a forum for gathering and presenting information on academic, organizational, and personal activities in Jewish music today. Information is provided to encourage, and support the enjoyment, study, creation and pursuit of knowledge of Jewish music.

Jewish Entertainment Resources Directory
Jewish Entertainment Resources is a worldwide network of entertainers who make all or part of their living through the performance or presentation of Jewish material. We are musicians, storytellers, actors, dancers, visual artists, comedians, speakers, and educators. All with creative talents to share and all with a similar mission to preserve our Jewish heritage and culture through our artistic expression. Includes Jewish concert listings by artist and state.

Internet Movie Database
Current list of Israeli produced films, including feature, documentary, student shorts, and television.

Soundswrite
Jewish Music publishing company home to Debbie Friedman, Julie Silver and more. Hava Nashira/Jewish Songleaders PageResources for Jewish songleaders, cantors, and music teachers spawned out of the annual Music conference at Olin San Ruby Union Camp institute in Oconomowoc, WI.

Daniel Macks: Service/Song Archive
A database of Jewish, (Hebrew and English) song sheets available for free download already nicely formatted with English, Hebrew, and Transliteration.

Jewish Camp/Youth Resources

NFTY – North American Federation of Temple Youth
The Reform Movement’s national youth group’s site offers information about NFTY, summer Israel programs, and EIE (High School in Israel.)

URJ Camps
Site with information about all of the URJ camp institutes for living Judaism. Including links to individual camp sites (if they exist), and contact information (some via E-mail)

Jewish Youth Place
A Jewish Youth Club Online! No going into rooms feelig nervous about not knowing anyone and you meet people from all over the world!

Camp Channel
A page dedicating to match up potential campers and camp staff members with camps all over the nation. A free service servicing both Jewish and secular camps.

Organizations/Resources

URJ
Union for Reform Judaism. The synagogue arm of Reform Judaism.

InterfaithFamily.com
This website is produced by InterfaithFamily.com, Inc., a non-profit publisher and advocacy organization that works to encourage Jewish choices by interfaith families, as well as an increased acceptance of interfaith families by the Jewish community.

Synagogue 3000
Synagogue 3000 is a catalyst for excellence, empowering congregations and communities to create synagogues that are sacred and vital centers of Jewish life.

American Friends of The Hebrew University
American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national, not-for-profit organization which provides programs, events, and fundraising activities in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s foremost center of higher education and research. Forging a meaningful partnership between American Jewry and the people of Israel, AFHU helps to ensure the nation’s well being by nurturing Israel’s greatest asset: the intellectual strength of its people.

Maven – The Virtual Know It All
Billed as ‘Your personal guide to thousands of Jewish/Israel links.’ this resource is an excellent “Jewish Yahoo” with categorized links to anything Jewish and Israel related you can think of.
The Jewish Outreach Institute
The Jewish Outreach Institute (JOI) is a national think tank with a singular mission: to preserve the Jewish continuity of interfaith families and to promote their inclusion in the Jewish community.

Sephardic Resource Page
Come & browse through hundreds of links covering Sephardic history & culture … Learn about the definition of a Sephardic Jew and the differences between Sepharadim & Ashkenazim … Explore the places to which the Sephardics moved after their expulsion from Spain … Experience over 500 years of heritage & tradition!!

Judaism and Jewish Resources
A much more extensive collection of online Jewish resources (links) hosted by Shamash which seems to be the on-line home of much of America’s Jewish world.

Shamash: The Jewish Internet Consortium
Shamash is striving to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information and discussion on the Internet. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art Internet tools to Jewish organizations and individuals who maintain Web sites and/or discussion forums for the benefit of the Jewish community.

clickonJudaism
A project of the Reform Movement’s URJ-CCAR Commission on Synagogue Affilitation and is made possible by a grant from the Feld Family Foundation. The purpose of clickonJudaism is to provide doorways into Judaism for Jews in their 20′s and 30′s, as well as those considering Judaism. Our hope is to enable young Jews to explore the possibilities offered by liberal Judaism through points of interest and concern to them.

JewishFamily.Com
Jewish Family and Life. Developed by Yossi Abramowitz, this website offers much for Jewish educators and families–from recipes and basic brakhot to discussions about Jewish values and Jewish health issues.

Jewish World Center
An extensive collection of links to Jewish sites and organizations throughout the world categorized by location.

Torah / Education Resources

URJ Torah Study
Resources from the Union for Reform Judaism including weekly Torah portion commentary.

Hebrew Keyboard Tutor
Hebrew Keyboard Tutor is a Java applet that transforms your keyboard into a Hebrew keyboard. With five levels of exercises, you can practice typing the Hebrew letters.

The Tartak Learning Center Online
The TLC maintains a collection of over 5,000 printed and multi-media works in the area of Jewish education and curricular development. Included in these titles are all of the graduate curriculum and theses of the Rhea Hirsch School of education as well as a substantial Jewish video tape library.

Project Genesis: Torah Online
A great resource for Torah and commentary, lots of online classes. Check out the online menorah which will be “lit” each day of Hanukkah.

The Jewish Publication Society (JPS)
Since 1988, JPS has been publishing books on topics of interest to the Jewish community. Their catalog includes over 150 titles ranging from colorful children&Mac226;s books, to spiritual guides, women’s studies, Kabbalah, and Bible.