Jewish virtual library

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  • Format Computer file
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chevy Chase, MD : American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise
  • Publication Dates Began in 1990s?
  • OCLC ocm47709946


  • The Jewish Virtual Library (formerly JSOURCE), a division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, relating to Jewish history. More than 13,000 articles and 6,000 photographs and maps have been integrated into the site. The Library has 13 wings: History, Women, The Holocaust, Travel, Israel & The States, Maps, Politics, Biography, Israel, Religion, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, Vital Statistics and Reference. Each of these has numerous subcategories. Under Religion, for example, we have the complete text of the Tanakh, information on Jewish holidays and material on relations between Jews and Christians and Muslims. The Politics wing includes collections on U.S.-Israel relations, the United Nations and the peace process. The Reference section has bibliographies of more than 1,000 books and 1,000 web sites, and a glossary of more than 1,000 words and a time-line for the history of Judaism.Users have access to topically organized articles and photographs, including citation information. (About us page).


  • Title from home page (viewed June 13, 2005).
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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