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Helpful Research

The Northeastern University Library website has numerous resources for doing research, including research guides, NUCat, e-journals, and databases. The library has recently added access to two Jewish Studies database, The Index to Jewish Periodicals and the Jewish Studies Source. Check them out!

The Center for Jewish History and its five partners create a comprehensive way to discover a vast amount of resources, including genealogy, tracing familial roots, exhibitions, programs, and numerous collections.

The Association for Jewish Studies is the “largest learned society and professional organization representing Jewish Studies scholars worldwide,” and its “primary mission is to promote, facilitate, and improve teaching and research in Jewish Studies at colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning.

MyJewishLearning is an extensive website about the basics of Judaism and Jewish life that focuses on everything from rituals, holidays, culture, beliefs, and practices to history, texts, and Israel.

The Jewish Women’s Archive’s goal is to “making known the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America in order to enrich the way we understand the past and to ensure a more inclusive future.”

The American Jewish Committee Archives house hundreds of thousands of paper documents as well as hundreds of movies and radio shows exploring the past century of American Jewish History.