Online Teaching Resources

During the pandemic, BIAJS put together a preliminary list of online resources that colleagues use for teaching.

Resource lists:

EAJS Digital Forum:

Parkes Library resource list:

Columbia resource list:

Berkeley resource list:

L’Université en ligne du Judaïsme:


Jewish Women’s Archive:


European Jewish Research Archive:

H-Judaic, Jewish Studies Network:

RAMBI, index of Jewish studies articles:

Judaica Europeana museum and library network:

Sefaria: A Living Library of Jewish Texts:

Maps of Byzantine Jewry:

Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations: Between Exclusion and Embrace. An Online Teaching Resource:

50 Jewish Objects Artwork:

Darwin’s Jews Reader:

Manchester and Zionism: The Community, the University and the State of Israel – An Online Exhibition

Sherman Lectures in Jewish Studies

Amy-Jill Levine  – Jesus, Judaism and Christianity: Old Prejudices and New Possibilities:

Miri Rubin – Thinking about Jews in Medieval Europe: Explorations with Text, Images and Sounds:

Derek Penslar – What is Israel Studies?:

Philip Alexander – The Messianic Idea in Judaism Revisited:


Key Documents of German-Jewish History ( bilingual—German/English—digital source edition that includes online exhibitions and teaching resources):

Digital image database on Jewish history (in German):

“Das Jüdische Hamburg” – a historical reference book on Jewish history in Hamburg (in German):

“Geschichtomat” – project for schools on Jewish history and culture in Hamburg (in German):

Eastern Europe:

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe:


In Geveb, online journal of Yiddish studies:

Yiddish Book Centre: (includes Steven Spielberg Digital

Yiddish Library, Frances Brandt online Yiddish audio archive, Wexler oral history project, etc)


Wiener Library lectures: YouTube:

Yad Vashem:

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum:

Stumbling Stones in Hamburg – biographical search for traces:

Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies

Dina Porat – The Holocaust in political life: Israel and Europe in comparison:

Tony Kushner – Illegality: Jews and Other Humans:

Jan Grabowski – Bystanders and the Holocaust in Poland:

Vicki Barnett – The Church and the Holocaust:

Michael Marrus – Lessons of the Holocaust:

Christopher Browning – Agency in the Holocaust: Perpetrators, Survivors, Rescuers:


Resources for teaching on Jewish artist Samuel Bak:


The Talmud:



Judas Maccabeus:

Moses Mendelssohn:

Nine modern Jewish philosophers:

The Story of the Talmud:

Jewish History Matters:

Manchester Centre for Jewish Studies Seminars

Roman Vater – National alternatives to Zionism:

Alan Craig – EU-Israel Relations:

Dominique Bourel – From Kassa to Manchester and Forward:  Alexander Altmann and the Mendelssohn Forschung:

Yohai Hakak – Jewish-Arab Couples in Contemporary Israel:

Websites of Individual Scholars

‘A wide range of lectures and resources on ancient and medieval Judaism from Professor Gary Rendsburg (Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences):’.