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On the Road to Statehood is a series of twenty web-based lessons, for middle-school students that focus on Zionist history from 1881 until November 29, 1947. Students experience this pivotal era in Zionist history through the eyes of ten characters, featured throughout the site, who tell their own historically relevant stories. These stories engage the students and help make the historical periods come alive for them.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
AishCafe.com offers online courses in Judaism for the curious university student. The courses are presented with interactive animations, rich movies, mp3 recordings readings and quizzes. The site, run by Aish HaTorah, an Orthodox Jewish educational network based in Israel, offers students willing to learn about their faith a payout of up to $250 or a $300 subsidy for a trip to Israel upon successful completion of the course of study
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008
The National Center for Jewish Film is a nonprofit motion picture archive, distributor and resource center housing the largest, most comprehensive collection of Jewish-themed film and video outside of Israel. Its mission is to gather, preserve, catalogue, and exhibit films with artistic and educational value relevant to the Jewish experience, disseminating these materials to the widest possible audience.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
G-dcast is an online series of bite-sized modern animations telling the story of 54 weekly Torah portions. The portion (parsha) narrators are storytellers, hip-hop artists, country music singers and a variety of people from around the globe who reinterpret and explain these parshas in a unique and entertaining way.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
Centropa has captured the oral histories of 1,400 elderly Jewish Holocaust survivors spread across 15 countries between the Baltic and Aegean Seas and made them and over 25,000 of their old family snapshots available through a searchable online database.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2008
The Seidman Educational Resource Center (SERC) of the Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education (ACAJE) serves as the informational gateway for the Jewish educational community of Greater Philadelphia. Using the latest technology, SERC brings the current creative and diverse Jewish educational resources of ACAJE and the Internet to Jewish educators, parents and lay leaders.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
Canfei Nesharim, a US-based non profit organization, founded in 2003, provides a Torah-based approach to the relationship between traditional Jewish sources and modern environmental issues. As a leader of a Torah-based environmental movement, Canfei Nesharim develops programs and materials for synagogues and schools in both the Orthodox and wider Jewish communities, and promotes from their rich website and mail list an ongoing dialogue about the Torah-mandated responsibility to protect the environment.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) showcases a different aspect of the Holocaust by highlighting the 20,000 to 30,000 Jews who courageously fought back against the Nazis and their collaborators. JPEF’s goal is to foster an enduring sense of Jewish identity and pride in Jewish youth by offering positive images of partisan freedom fighters through film and other media created by JPEF and made available freely on its website.
Updated: Sep. 25, 2008
The Jewish Women's Archive is a national non-profit organization based in Brookline, MA, whose mission is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich history of Jewish women in North America. The Jewish Women's Archive presents the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America It has an extensive on-line collection of multimedia web exhibits on Jewish women, and a 'Virtual Archive', a guide to archival collections across the USA related to Jewish women. The 'Virtual Archive' contains descriptions of over 730 collections and short biographies of nearly 500 women who are featured in these collections.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2008
The Jewish Children's Museum, located in the Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidic community of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York, is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing cutting edge interactive multimedia. The six floors of the museum house an array of exhibits and displays covering Jewish history and heroes, holidays and customs, the Holocaust and contemporary Jewish life.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2008