The Internet is rich with Jewish resources. This page shows you the gates to these resources, so that you may go in and explore.
The Cantors Assembly is the largest organization of professional Hazzanim in the world. With offices at the Jewish Theological Seminary and affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, we serve the needs of our members, our congregations and help preserve and enhance the traditions of our people.
Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is the nation's oldest institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and communal service professionals, and offers graduate and postgraduate degree programs to scholars of all faiths.
The place to meet Jewish singles like you for making friends, find a new love, or just have fun! Thousands of people are joining every week, why wait? Why not join and meet the one today
Created in 1981, JESNA is the Jewish Federation system's educational coordinating, planning, and development agency. Dedicated to vibrant Jewish life through Jewish learning, JESNA works to promote excellence in Jewish education by focusing on six key areas: improving day school quality and affordability; revitalizing congregational and communal education; engaging and empowering Jewish youth; recruiting and developing Jewish educators; using media and technology to enhance Jewish learning and teaching; and utilizing research and evaluation to promote continuous improvement.
Jewish Heritage Online Magazine (JHOM.com) is an innovative web monthly devoted to the study of classic and modern Jewish texts, culture and heritage. Published by MAXIMA Multimedia, and originally sponsored by the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (NY), JHOM.com is a non-denominational webzine, without religious or political platform. JHOM will soon enter its sixth year of publication.
The Renanot Institute deals with the documentation, research and promotion of Jewish music of the various ehtnic Jewish communities, as well as with the promotion of religious Jewish singing and cantorial music in every possible way.
To explore our Jewish identity through music. To support the composition of new Jewish music for the synagogue and concert stage. Photo of singing child. To create classes for composers to study Jewish music. To bring new Jewish music to synagogues and communities throughout the country. To initiate forums of discussion and creativity in the broader Jewish music community. To establish a link between different cultures, and learn from one another.
The Klezmer revival (article revised 9/97) sparked a renaissance in Jewish music and culture. Nowadays, the revival is over--klezmer is a popular music form that is no longer exclusively Jewish, and other forms of Jewish music are also gaining in popularity.
Music Publisher and Distributor Welcome to the new Laurendale Associates web site. Explore our entire music catalogue online! Our web designers have created a custom, online interface that will allow you easy access to our growing list of titles and let you hear selections, view sample pages, and read program notes and critical reviews where available. Discover the ease of ordering sheet music and other music products from our online catalogue. We look forward to serving you.
This choir was originally formed for the purpose of performing the music of Jewish composers and to participate in the 1998 Zimriyah Choral Festival that was held at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Following its return from Jerusalem, the choir elected to maintain its existence and expand its repertoire and mission. LAZC performed extensively throughout Southern California and was invited in November, 2000, to participate in a special performance of Leonard Bernstein's Symphony #3, "The Kaddish," together with the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra in Nuremberg, Germany. The project, entitled "Sounds of Healing," was led by the LAZC and brought together 200 singers from Los Angeles, Toronto and Tel Aviv to perform this important work before enthusiastic and appreciative audiences in Los Angeles, at UCLA's Royce Hall, and in Nuremberg, before sold-out houses of more than 5000 people at Meistersinger Halle.
Founded in 1994, MavenSearch is the leading directory and search engine for Jewish content related websites. Using advanced proprietary technology, MavenSearch enables users to quickly find websites by either browsing through over 250 related subject categories or searching using a unique engine which can deal with the different phonetic spelling variations of Hebrew words and phrases. Back in 1994, there were only 10 Jewish related websites on the Internet. Since then, things have changed dramatically - MavenSearch currently lists over 15,000 websites with many new sites being added each week. MavenSearch is privately owned.
Hailed by The New York Times as "a lesson on how to connect the eye to heart and mind," the Skirball Cultural Center has established itself as one of the world's most dynamic Jewish cultural institutions, and among the most prominent cultural venues in the United States. Its mission is to explore the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. It seeks to welcome and inspire people of every ethnic and cultural identity in American life. Guided by our respective memories and experiences, together we aim to build a society in which all of us can feel at home.
Transcontinental Music Publications is the world's largest publisher of Jewish music, including songbooks, choral & sheet music and recordings.
The University of Judaism The University of Judaism is the American Jewish university of tomorrow. Grounded in the here and now, weíre also thinking about the future Ö and taking action. At the University of Judaism, we embrace the responsibilities of leadership in the advancement and celebration of the Jewish community. Optimistic about the prospects for a vibrant Jewish community, we continue to add faculty, expand our curriculum and develop innovative academic programs that prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinical students for rewarding lives ñ as leaders in both the Jewish community, in American society and in a variety of professions. Our graduates are making a difference in the world.
Valley Beth Shalom is one of the busiest Conservative Jewish congregations in the San Fernando Valley. Located where the 101 and 405 Freeways come together, our Shabbat services provide a moving Jewish experience. Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis and Rabbi Edward Feinstein are known throughout the world as innovative, inspirational leaders. Nobody does Shabbat morning services better than we do! There are numerous choices to serve everyone's needs. Check it out on our Website via the "Shabbat Services" button on our home page.