Other Jewish Resources



Family and Parenting Resources

BBYO

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization: non-denominational

 

Interfaithfamily.com

InterfaithFamily.com offers resources & services for interfaith couples and families exploring Jewish life.

 

ITIM

The Jewish Life Information Center, ITIM is an independent, non-profit organization, dedicated to making Jewish life accessible to all

 

Simon Family JCC

Jewish Community Center - The "J"

 

Jewish-Parenting.org

Everything you wanted to know about parenting from a Jewish perspective.

 

Judaica for Kids

 

Kveller

A Jewish Twist on Parenting

 

MASA

Gateway to long term Israel programs for Jewish youth.

 

Mispacaha

Jewish Parenting.

 

NCSY

National Council of Synagogue Youth - Orthodox youth organization

 

NFTY

National Federation of Temple Youth. Reform youth group.

 

USY

United Synagogue Youth. Conservative youth group.


General Judaism Information and Resources

Aish.com

Judaism - one stop for everything Jewish, Jewish Holidays, Israel News, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Spirituality, Weekly Torah Portion, Western Wall Camera, Aish HaTorah and more.

 

Chabad.org

Official homepage for worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch movement that promotes Judaism and provides daily Torah lectures and Jewish insights

 

HADASSAH

Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Org of America

 

ITIM

The Jewish Life Information Center, ITIM is an independent, non-profit organization, dedicated to making Jewish life accessible to all

 

Judaism 101

 

Judaism.com

 

MyJewishLearning.com


Student and Young Adult Resources

BBYO

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization: non-denominational.

 

HILLEL

The foundation for Jewish campus life.

 

BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL

Gives the gift of educational, first-time trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26.

 

ICC

Israel on Campus Coalition – promotion Israel advocacy and action on college campuses.

 

ICS

Institute for Curriculum Services - National resource center for accurate Jewish content in schools.

 

MASA

Gateway to long term Israel programs for Jewish youth.

 

NCSY

National Council of Synagogue Youth - Orthodox youth organization.

 

NFTY

National Federation of Temple Youth. Reform youth group.

 

USY

United Synagogue Youth. Conservative youth group.

 

YAD

Young Adult Division of UJFT.


Anti-Semitism and Human Rights Resources

ADL - Anti-Defamation League

Fights anti-semitism, bigotry.

 

AJC -  American Jewish Congress

National organization working on human rights, community relations and international relations.

 

AJC -  American Jewish Committee

Served the nation for 88 years on issues pertaining to human rights, religious freedom and social policy.


Jewish Educational Resources

AJL

Association of Jewish Libraries

 

CAJE

Central Agency for Jewish Education

 

ICS

Institute for Curriculum Services - National resource center for accurate Jewish content in schools

 

JESNA

Jewish Education Service of North America

 

JVL

Jewish Virtual Library

 

MyJewishLearning.com


Jewish News Resources

CAMERA

Committee for Accuracy on Mid-East Reporting in America

 

Ha’aretz

Haaretz.com is the world's leading English-language Website for real-time news and analysis of Israel and the Middle East.

 

Honest Reporting

Monitoring of Western media.

 

Jerusalem Post

 

JTA

Jewish Telegraph Agency (Jewish news wire service).

 

TIP

The Israel Project - A non-profit educational organization that gets facts about Israel and the Middle East to press, public officials and the public.


Israel Information and Resources

AIPAC -  America Israel Public Affairs Committee

Pro-Israel lobby.

 

Embassy of Israel - Washington, DC

 

IAI

Israel Advocacy Initiative – Builds grassroots support for Israel in a partnership between JFNA and JCPA.

 

IAN

Israel Action Network – New initiative between JFNA and the JCPA to help communities better combat Israel delegitimization efforts, specifically the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

 

IDF

Israel Defense Forces.

 

Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

ISRAEL21c

A non-profit educational foundation with a mission to focus media and public attention on the 21st century Israel that exists beyond the conflict.

 

JAFI

Jewish Agency for Israel. Quasi governmental organization responsible for aliyah and service to new immigrants.

 

JNF

Jewish National Fund.  Israeli organization charged with land reclamation, water resources and conservation.

 

TIP

The Israel Project - is a non-profit educational organization that gets facts about Israel and the Middle East to press, public officials and the public.

 

ZOA

Zionist Organization of America.


Jewish Food Resources


Jewish Agency Resources

Hazon.org

Jewish environmental organization working to build a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community.

 

Simon Family JCC

Jewish Community Center - The "J"

 

JCPA
Jewish Council for Public Affairs. Umbrella organization for Jewish community relations agencies. Annual Plenum establishes consensus policy positions.

 

JDC

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Rescue, relief and rehabilitation services to Jews worldwide.

 

JFNA

Jewish Federations of North America.

 

JFS

Jewish Family Service.

 

JTS

Jewish Theological Seminary. Conservative rabbinic seminary.

 

ORT

ORT's global network of schools and training programs provide cutting-edge curriculum and robust educational initiatives in 55 countries.

 

OU

The Orthodox Union. Umbrella organization of Orthodox congregations. Kashruth certification.

 

RA

Rabbinical Assembly. Conservative.

 

URJ

Union for Reform Judaism. Umbrella organization of Reform congregations.

 

USCJ

United Synagogue of Conservative Jewry. Umbrella organization of Conservative congregations.

 

USHMM

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

 

VHM

Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond, VA.



*The above web-sites are not endorsed by United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, but provided as information only.  This is not a comprehensive listing of available resources, but a selection of popular web-sites.