Libraries & Archives




Jewish Libraries & Archives

Source: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
American Jewish Archives
Cincinnati, OH

American Jewish Historical Society
New York, NY. A constituent of the Center for Jewish History.

Bibliothèque Medem
Paris, France

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religions Libraries
Cincinnati, Los Angeles, New York, Jerusalem

Haynt: A tsaytung bey Yidn, 1908-1939
A translation of the book chronicling the history of the Jewish newspaper in Warsaw

Ida Pearle and Joseph Cuba Archives and Genealogy Center
of The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum, Atlanta, Georgia

International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
Washington, DC

Jewish National and University University Library
Jerusalem, Israel

Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Montreal, Canada

Jewish Women’s Archive
Brookline, MA

Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry
A project initiated by Uriel Weinreich at Columbia University in the 1950s. Includes 5,000 hours of recorded testimony in Yiddish about Ashkenazic society in Europe. For a scan of the eastern base map with more place-name detail, click here.

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, NY

Leo Baeck Institute
New York, NY. A constituent of the Center for Jewish History.

London Jewish Cultural Centre
Incorporating the Oxford Institute for Yiddish Studies.

Magnes Museum Library and Archives
Berkeley, CA

New York Public Library—Dorot Jewish Division
New York, NY

Ontario Jewish Archives
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Simon Wiesenthal Center Library and Archives
Los Angeles, CA

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC

University of Sydney: Archive of Australian Judaica
Sydney, Australia

Judaica Libraries/Archives/Research Centers

Source: Princeton University

United States
Universities/Research Libraries
    “The Research Libraries Group is a not-for-profit corporation with more than 155 members, including universities and colleges, national libraries, archives, historical societies, museums and public libraries.
   Archives/Research Centers



Israeli University Libraries Telnet addresses & instructions for Israeli Catalogs

Gateways to Sites

  Individual Israeli Libraries
Israeli Archives/Research Centers




Great Britain


  • Petersburg Jewish University one of the largest Jewish libraries in the former Soviet Union. The library is a center for collection and preservation of Jewish books and research periodicals on Jewish studies worldwide.


South Africa

Additional Library Sites and Catalogs (international)
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