OF THE HEBREW LANGUAGE at Hebrew University in Israel. the Academy
for the Hebrew Language prescribes standards for modern Hebrew grammar,
orthography, transliteration, and punctuation based upon the study
of Hebrew's historical development. Check out their Historical
Dictionary of the Hebrew Language Project. Also available in Hebrew.
"Lazer's Talmud Torah Center for Basic
Jewish Education" is an introduction to basic Jewish concepts.
The site includes short biographies of "Great Jewish Leaders," an
overview of the Jewish calendar, and an online chat feature.
on the Environment and Jewish Life is a wonderful resource
for exploring Jewish connections to the natural world. The site includes
scholarly articles, text studies, even a Tu
B'Shvat Haggadah available for download. Learn about Jewish
perspectives on the environment!
The Conversion to Judaism site
offers resources "for all those interested in the subject." This informative
site is maintained by Lawrence J. Epstein, Ph.D. wh o is author of
several books on the subject including "Conversion to Judaism: A Guidebook"
(Jason Aronson Inc., 1994).
The EIKON Image Database
for Biblical Studies is a faculty-library initiative at Yale
Divinity School that provides digital resources for teaching and
research in the field of Biblical studies.
The Jewish Bible Association
publishes the Jewish Bible Quarterly.
Ahad Ha'am has thousands of letters written in Hebrew by this
famous, early Zionist. These letters may be accessed using a Hebrew
language searchable database.
Shma.com is the
online website for Sh'ma which has served as a gathering place for
independent voices eager to be heard across the Jewish religious,
social and political landscape since 1970. Visit their weekly Torah
The Divrei Torah --
Commentaries site at SHAMASH
publishes the commentaries for the weekly Torah portions and provides
links to other sources of Torah commentary from Chabad, Virtual Jerusalem,
Project Genesis, and other sites on the Internet.
A new regular feature at the Jewish
Heritage Online Magazine is the Weekly
English translation of the Torah portion from "THE
FIVE BOOKS OF MOSES" (Schocken,1995), presented by Everett
Haggadah by Rabbi Mark Hurvitz offers a wide variety of texts
Halacha is a translation of the Shulchan
Aruch and Mishna Berurah
from Project Genesis.
Learn the Hebrew alphabet by visiting the Interactive
Hebrew Alephbet which is published online by the National Jewish
Place for the Spiritually Searching, A School for Adult Talmud Study"
is an online study site featuring regular postings of commentary on
pages of Talmud led by Rabbi Judy Abrams.
Mamre is an online Torah published in English and Hebrew
(through web browser fonts). The site includes commentaries and a
101" section with basics of Jewish thought and beliefs.
Navigating the Bible is a major
new ORTNet project that presents
the Tanach in encylopedia form. Hear the chanting of the entire Torah
through Real Audio at this site
which incudes the complete Hebrew in both Study
Scroll and Temple Scroll
graphics. The site also includes the English
translation, commentary, and even a Torah
and Haftarah trope tutorial.
of Talmud. Here a clickable image map of typical Talmud page links
you to a description of that element of the Talmud page. The description
will tell you when and where the text was composed, its contents and
purposes, and other information.
Sea Haggadah is available in its complete form. Readers may comment
or add their own anecdotes, or other midrash to the text.
web site published by Lev Software
allows the user to search a database to locate a particular Biblical
verse and read the Hebrew, transliteration and English translation
all together on one page.
Tanach Directory at SHAMASH
contains the Tanach and commentaries
which may be downloaded only for use with DOS-based computer systems.
is in Hebrew via SNUNIT
and provides the Tanach for downloading.
The ThinkJewish.com web
site is dedicated to encouraging Jews to start thinking Jewish. The
site presents audio lectures and classes offered by modern Jewish
in Mystical Jewish Thought and Kabbalah in Modern Life are just
a few of the resources brought to you by the inner.org
the "Gateway to the Wisdom of Kabbalah and Chassidut."
Beit Midrash is an online text study center including
a little Torah) which gives you a "dash" of Torah every day.