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Russian-Jewish Culture and Heritage
Russian Culture and History
Russian Language Sites
Judaism and Jewish Heritage links
General History links
RUSSIAN JEWISH CULTURE AND COMMUNITY
Virtual Jerusalem's Commonwealth of Independent States
Virtual Jerusalem's information on Judaism in the C.I.S. (former Soviet Union), including Jews in Russia and the Ukraine.
Torah and Jewish Heritage for Russian-speaking Jewry. Established in 1979 in Moscow as an underground network of Torah and Judaism learning. In 1987 it was re-established in Jerusalem to provide Jewish education for Russian speakers in Israel and over the world.
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Dedicated to the study and preservation of the Eastern European Jewish heritage.
The Institute for Jewish Studies in the C.I.S.
Website discussing the work of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, founder of Rabbi Steinsaltz's other pioneering efforts in Russia include the founding of the Jewish University of Moscow and the Jewish University of St. Petersburg.
Shamir - Russian Jewry
A non-profit organization "dedicated to the professional and spiritual renaissance of Russian Jewry," and has published over 400 books on related subjects.
Union of Councils for Soviet Jews (UCSJ)
A grassroots organization advocating for Jews and human rights in the former Soviet Union.
Jewish Heritage Society (Moscow)
Part of the award-winning photojournalism site, "The Russian Chronicles" featuring information about the Jewish Autonomous Region founded in 1934 as a "homeland" for Soviet Jews. Of special interest is The Last Jews of Birobidzhan: A Photo Essay.
A Brief History of Khazaria
Discusses the medieval Jewish kingdom of Khazaria in southern Russia.
Into the Light - Images of Ukrainian Jewry
A collection of photographs by Dmitry Peysakhov documents the Jewish people and places of modern Ukraine, and includes "Jewish Life in Kiev," "Stones of Sorrow" (Jewish Cemeteries in Ukraine), "Jewish Faces," "Babi Yar," and "Into the Light" (The Jewish Shtetl Today).
The Jews of Bukhara
An outline of the history of the Jewish community of Bukhara (also written Bokhara or Bochara), Uzbekistan, by Donna L. Carr.
Vinnitsa Region Jewish Community
David Dickerson documents the Jewish history and culture of the Vinnitsa region in the Ukraine.
Russian-Jews archive and mailing lists:
Topics of interest for Russian Jews.
Eastern European Jewish History Discussion List (EEJH)
Details on how to join the Eastern European Jewish History and Culture e-mail discussion list.
RUSSIAN CULTURE AND HISTORY
Russian History links from Bucknell University's Russian Studies Department
Russian News Navigator
Links to Russian Newspapers and Magazines in Russian and English
Russian Life magazine.
Friends and Partners
Extensive information and Links to Russian culture and heritage and relations with the United States.
Library of Congress' Soviet Archive Exhibit
Russian Sites and Links Galore!
A Russian web server/ISP that contains a number of links to Russian culture and heritage sites, including a Virtual Tour of Russia.
Slavic Interest Links
Oleh Baran's Ukraine page connects you to all things Ukrainian on the Web.
Virtual Guide to Belarus
Yahoo's Russian links
The Russian web server/ISP has a number of links to Russian culture and heritage. In English also.
Glasnet Judaism Page
Israel internet magazine in Russian.
Jewish Heritage Society (Moscow)
Machanaim : Torah and Jewish Heritage Center for Russian Speaking Jewry. Also in English.
JUDAISM AND JEWISH CULTURE
Andrew Tannenbaum's Judaism and Jewish Resources
Jewish Communication Network (JCN)
Also see their directory and search engine at J C Navigate
David Dickerson's Jewish Cultural Links
Heshye Engelsberg's Jewish Links
Yahoo's Judaism links
GENERAL HISTORY LINKS
The University of Kansas' Index of World History Links
University of California, Riverside's Horus History Links
Research Institute for the Humanities' History links
Rhodes College's History Internet Resources