Heritage: Civilization and the Jews is the companion website to the PBS television series, offering film clips, weblinks, and lesson plans.
Internet Jewish History Sourcebook is a collection of primary documents for a wide range of historical periods.
Jewish Encyclopedia — The complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, originally published between 1901-1906.
Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia is the highly respected print encyclopedia now online.
The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe and the Educational Program in Yiddish Culture offer fabulous resources for teaching the culture, history and religious life of the Jews of Eastern Europe.
Best of History Websites from EdTech provides links to hundreds of websites organized by historical period.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers at the Library of Congress offers digitized newspapers from most states between 1836 and 1922.
Google’s Cultural Institute: Art Projects allows you to search Jewish and general museums for artwork by and about Jews. See Rembrandt’s “Jews in the Synagogue” along with a narrative description of the significance of the work from the Jewish Museum in NY.
Google’s Cultural Institute: Historic Moments offers thousands of photos from LIFE magazine documenting pre-State and the early years of the State of Israel, as well as the Holocaust. Search also for videos and artifacts from Yad Vashem, the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum among others.
Jewish Timeline: 6,000 Years of Jewish History & Legacy at a Glance interactive timeline links each event to a Wikipedia entry and other related sites (Jewishencyclopedia.com, Amazon.com for books).
Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications Search — search out of print and hard to find art books to locate essays and art work on Jewish themes and by Jewish artists.
Teaching Digital History is a Ning Network of social studies teachers sharing information on technology and teaching history.
TeachingHistory offers wonderful strategies, documents, and archival materials for middle and high school teachers.
Teaching History with Technology from EdTech offers lessons and resources for building technology into your lessons.
The Use of Jewish History Survey Texts in Jewish Secondary Schools by Jess Olson. The American Jewish Committee, 2009.
World Digital Library was created by the Library of Congress and the member states of UNESCO. It offers a wide range of written material on Jews around the world dating back hundreds of years.