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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
Alan D. Abbey, the website manager of The Shalom Hartman Institute, writes about how he has been utilizing the web and web2.0 tools to create an effective web presence for the Institute. Some best practices of Jewish educational organizations' use of cutting edge technology is showcased here.
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 Way of Life CD-Rom is a unique and creative resource, designed to support and enrich teaching about Judaism. Recently produced by World ORT, The Board of Deputies of British Jews, and The Pears Foundation it is provided free of charge to all UK schools for use in Religious Education schemes.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2008
A research conference on teaching rabbinic literature at Brandeis which featured 50 presentations and brought together more than 200 academics and educators representing 30 Jewish day schools, 20 universities, 12 yeshivot and rabbinical seminaries from across the denominations, and numerous other educational institutions.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008
On The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, May 1, 2008, Yad Vashem, launched an online searchable annotated database of over 130,000 photos, the largest of its kind in the world. This collection of historical photos covers a wide range of subjects including Jewish life before the Holocaust, Jewish life during the Holocaust, the life of Jewish survivors in Europe after the war, and activities to commemorate the Holocaust in various places around the world.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2008
Yad Vashem has inaugurated an educational channel on YouTube, one of the internet's most popular video sharing sites. The channel, intended for the Anglophone audience, contains testimonies from Holocaust survivors, archival footage, historical lecturers and stories on issues of human interest such as survivors' reunions.
Updated: May. 22, 2008
The international award winning City of David website, with its excellent visuals and rich description of the site - in English, Spanish, Hebrew, French and Russian - bring the City of David to life. The visitor accompanies the excavators in their discovery and reconstruction of Biblical Jerusalem.
Updated: May. 20, 2008
The reality of daily life in Israel isn't only politics and violence: it is commerce and research; art and culture; music and dance; community and family. Much of the world and the media views Israel through conflict-focused lenses. ISRAEL21c spotlights Israelis sharing their thoughts and experiences, their observations and their hopes for the future
Updated: Apr. 29, 2008
A relatively young organization, The Center for Online Judaic Studies is committed to making accessible the riches of the Jewish past through the new technologies of digital photography, digital audio recording and the internet on its rich ever-growing website developed by its professional staff of scholars and educators.
Updated: Apr. 16, 2008