On Jewish Communities

Books for Teachers

 Beker, Avi, ed. Jewish Communities of the World. Jerusalem: Institute of the World Jewish Congress, 1996.

Blady, Ken. Jewish Communities in Exotic Places. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 2000.

Lerman, Antony, ed. Jewish Communities of the World: A Contemporary Guide, 4th Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1989.

Sachar, Howard M. Diaspora: An Inquiry into the Contemporary Jewish World. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.

Books for Students

Gilbert, Martin, ed. The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Hurwitz, Ann Ricki, and Sue Hurwitz. Klal Yisrael: Our Jewish Community. West Orange, NJ: Behrman House, 1991.

Leiman, Sondra. The Atlas of Great Jewish Communities: A Voyage through History. New York: UAHC Press, 2002.

 Websites

Jewish Communities of the World (World Jewish Congress website)

Bet Hatfutsot – The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora: Online Database of Jewish Communities

UJC page on world Jewry

Haruth Communications: Jewish Communities of the World. Links to many other sites about individual communities, organized by country.

My Jewish Learning – Jews around the Globe. General articles and information

 

Argentina
Jewish Virtual Library – The Virtual Jewish History Tour, Argentina
The Jewish Agency for Israel, Department for Jewish Zionist Education Connecting to Community, Argentina

 Bukharan Jews
Jewish Virtual Library, Bukharan Jews

 Chile
Jewish Virtual Library, Chile
Site of Santiago Jewish Community (in Spanish)

 Cuba
The Jews of Cuba—photos and article about the community
Jewish Virtual Library, Cuba

 Ethiopia

Jewish Virtual Library, History of Ethiopian Jews
Israel Association for Ethiopian Jews – history, culture, and news about Ethiopian Jewry

France
The Jewish Agency for Israel, Department for Jewish Zionist Education, Connecting to Community, France

Hungary
World Jewish Congress – Hungarian Jews

India
Jewish Virtual Library – The Virtual Jewish History Tour, India

Morocco
Jewish Virtual Library – Morocco

New Orleans
Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans

Peru
The Jewish Agency for Israel, Department for Jewish Zionist Education, Connecting to Community, Peru

 Romania
Site of the Romanian Jewish Community

Tunisia
European Sephardic Institute – the history of the Jews of Tunisia
Jewish Virtual Library, the Jews of Tunisia

 Yemen
Jewish Virtual Library – Yemen
History of the Jews in Yemen

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