This update page refers to the first
edition of The Jewish Guide to the Internet.
The third edition is now available online in full text at http://www.jewishinternetguide.com
THE JEWISH GUIDE TO THE INTERNET
This page is designed to update the entries in the printed book The Jewish
Guide to the Internet by Diane Romm. The book is available from
the Amazon.com. All references below are to the pages in the
1. Jewish Gophers
Jerusalem One (p. 2) has been renamed Virtual Jerusalem. Its gopher
is still available at. New material is being placed on the Virtual
Jerusalem web page at
The Shamash Gopher (p. 3) is still available by gophering to shamash.org.
New information is being placed on the Shamash web page at
The Israel Information Service (p. 4) is still available by gophering to
israel-info.gov.il. New material is being place on the Foreign Ministry's
web page at http://www.israel.org
The Chabad Gopher (p. 5) is still available by gophering to lubavitch.chabad.org.
New material is being placed on the Chabad web page at
Subscription to the listservs that are housed at Shamash should be addressed
to email@example.com. Subscription
requests may also be sent through the Shamash web page at
Subscriptions to the listservs that are housed at Jerusalem One should be
addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscription requests may also be sent through the Virtual Jerusalem
web page at
3. Displaying Hebrew Characters (p.
Nadav Caine has an excellent discussion of this topic at
4. Israeli Libraries (p. 11)
Check the Israeli universities' home pages for access to their libraries:
5. Keeping Current (p. 15)
Jewish Sites (p. 16)
MAIN SUBJECT AREAS
Studies (p. 18)
Aliyah (p. 23)
Official Aliyah information (p. 23) is nicely packaged on the World
Zionist Organization's home page at
Computer Jobs in Israel (p. 24) has moved onto the web and expanded
its coverage to include a salary survey and a dictionary of computer
terms in Hebrew. Access it at
AntiSemitism (p. 26)
Art (p. 29)
Computers (p. 40)
Divrei Torah (p. 50)
Genealogy (p. 65)
Holocaust (p. 71)
Facts (p. 78)
Israeli and Zionist Organizations
Israeli Business (p.
Israeli News (p. 91)
Israeli Politics (p.
Israeli Tourism (p.
Jewish Communities Around
the World (p. 104)
Jewish Texts (p. 111)
Judaism (p. 114)
Jewish Vocabulary Primer (p. 114) has moved to
The gopher path to material about Rav Joseph Soloveichik (p. 116)
The listserv address for the discussion group on Conservative Judaism
(p. 188) is now email@example.com
The gopher material on Reconstructionism (p. 119) may also be accessed
via the web at http://shamash.org/jrf/
The Meru Foundation (p. 120) is still on the Shamash web page, but
its new address is
The K-12 School Community
Kashrut and Food (p.
Librarians (p. 130)
Articles from The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (p. 133) often appear
on the Jewish Communication Network at
Kol Israel's Shortwave Schedule (p. 134) is located
http://www.artificia.com/html/news.cgi. You may download the free
RealAudio player and listen to the broadcast as well.
Missionaries (p. 137)
Museums (p. 138)
Organizations (p. 142)
The Palestinians and the Peace
Process (p. 147)
Personals (p. 153)
The subscription information for the Discussion Group for Gay and Lesbian
Jews (p. 153) is as follows: Send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a blank subject and the message subscribe gayjews your name.
Jewish Marriage Encounter (p. 154) has a new web address at
Resources (p. 157)
Science (p. 162)
Social Action (p. 165)
Students (p. 167)
Traditional Jewish Studies
Yiddish (p. 183)
Copyright by Diane Romm. Comments and corrections may be sent to