An Atlas of the Shtetl
“Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe offers a collection of small and large scale historical maps of the lands of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Pale of Jewish Settlement in late Tsarist Russia. “ There are also articles, links and other information about the area during this time period.
This map company develops software for providing online maps of Israel. You can use one of its products, Maps of Israel in Hebrew here.
Israel in Maps
From the Center for Technology in Education comes these maps detailing various aspects of Israel including its population, geography, economy, tourist sites, infrastructure, climate and varying political boundaries. The site is in Hebrew.
Israeli Arab Conflict in Maps
Created by The Jewish Agency, this extensive site provides information and details about the Arab Israeli conflict from the eve of World War I to the security fence of 2003 and beyond.
Maps of the Middle East
A browsable collection arranged by country of Middle Eastern maps from the Perry Castaneda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas at Austin. Most of the maps were created by the CIA and are available in a variety of sizes, all of which are marked.
MidEast Map Web
This site provides maps of individual countries and the entire region as well as historic maps, area statistics, and other map links. Note that most of the material has not been updated since 2006.
Moldovan Family Holy Land Map Collection
Housed at the University of Pennsylvania, this collection consists of 94 discrete maps dating from 1480-1797, printed in 23 distinct locations across Europe. The majority of the maps were printed in the 17th and 18th centuries in Amsterdam,
Antwerp, Basel, Lyon, Paris, Rome, Strassburg, Tuebingen, and Venice.
There are over fifty cartographers and engravers represented, including
Adrichem, Bunting, Calmet, Hole, Mercator, Munster, Ortelius, Visscher, Wit, and Ziegler. It also features the unique surviving copy of Antonio De Angelis map of Jerusalem, printed in Rome in 1578.
Size of Israel
"This site superimposes the map of Israel with the Green Line on top of major North American and European cities to show how small Israel is and how close the Green Line is to the sea."
Story of Israel in Maps
In addition to maps from ancient times to the present, this site from the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs has graphic comparisons, text descriptions, and unique maps such as those marking sites of terror attacks.
The Eran Laor Cartographic Collection
From the National Library of Israel comes this collection of ancient maps, atlases and travel books to the Holy Land. There is a section of antique maps of Jerusalem. You can search by a variety of parameters. Many of the maps have been digitized so you can actually view them.
The West Bank and East Jerusalem Searchable Map
This digital map collection housed at the University of Southern California includes lists of archaeological sites that have been surveyed or excavated in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since 1967.