The Jewish Museum
An extensive source of history, maps, biographies, and more. Covers Jewish civilization from ancient times
to the present.
Ancient Jewish History
Hebrews: A Learning Module
State University's World Civilizations project. A source on early Jewish history from the Patriarchs to the Roman diaspora.
Fordham University's sourcebook project on the Medieval
Yad Vashem: The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Simon Wiesenthal Center's Multimedia Learning Center
Holocaust Teacher Resource Center
Ghetto Fighters House
Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation
Cybrary of the Holocaust
history of the Jews in Russia and Eastern Europe from
the Middle Ages to the present.
Center for Jewish History
American Jewish Historical Society
Institute for Jewish Research
of Jews in America
This site is dedicated to 19th Century Jewish-American history, including the Civil War and the Western frontier.
The Lower East
Side Tenement Museum
Hatefutsoth/ Museum of the Jewish Diaspora
The Israel Museum
Central Zionist Archives
DVD-ROM Resource Guide includes additional information
to help understand major themes in the series. Using select
historical documents, multimedia presentations and video
on the DVD-ROM, the 'Pathways' follow major topics in
Teachers Resource pages and Student Worksheet pages are
also available for each episode. Individual episode pages
can be dowloaded from the Lesson
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The following archive files contain Bookmarks to over 400 points of interest on the Heritage DVD-ROM, sorted into six general subject areas drawn from the Heritage DVD-ROM Resource Guide's 'Suggested Pathways'.
Instructions for loading custom Bookmark sets in the Heritage DVD-ROM:
- Decompress the downloaded file using WinZip (Windows) or StuffIt Expander (Mac).
- In the Heritage program, open the Bookmarks panel by clicking on "BOOKMARKS" on the rise-up menu along the bottom of the Heritage program Window. The rise-up menu can be activated by clicking on the "H" watermark logo located in the lower right corner of the window.
- Click on "OPEN ANOTHER SET". A standard 'Open File' dialog will appear.
- Navigate to the location of the decompressed downloaded bookmark files and select the desired file (Heritage Bookmark files are HTML files that end in ".htm"). The selected file will become your default Heritage Bookmark file for the remainder of the current Heritage session or until a different Bookmark set is opened.