This French language site for the Museum of the Art and History of Judaism in Paris, France includes information about its activities, exhibitions and publications, along with a searchable catalog of its holdings entitled Betsalel whose results are partially digitized.
This site in English and German describes the holdings and events of this museum in Germany that focuses on “ the historical development and the religious culture of the Jewish communities that lived in the city from the 12th century until the 20th.”
“The Jewish Museum of Greece was founded with the aim of collecting, studying, preserving, and exhibiting the artifacts that reflect the life, customs, history and traditions of the Greek Jews.” Its website in English and Greek provides information about the exhibits and events of the museum located in Athens. There is also an extensive display of artifacts from the museum on the website.
This regional museum in Austria “remembers the Jewish community of Hohenems and its various contributions to the development of Vorarlberg and the surrounding regions.” The site in English and German provides information about the exhibits and events of the museum.
This site provides information about the events and exhibits of this museum in Italy in English and Italian as well as details about the Jewish community there, tourist information and kosher facilities.
This site in French and English describes the exhibitions and activities of this museum in Paris devoted to presenting the two thousand-year history of the Jewish communities in France and to situate it in the broader context of the history of Judaism as a whole.
Located in Moscow, this museum houses material about Ashkenazi Jewish life in Russia in the Pale of Settlement as well as objects from non-Ashkenazi, Jews such as those from the Bukhara, Mountain and Georgian Jewish Communities. The site in English and Russian has information about the museum, a glossary of Jewish terms and digitized examples of the material on display.
Information about the activities of this museum in Canada including walking tours of historic Jewish neighbourhoods, online exhibits, oral history collection, lectures, workshops and pop-up exhibitions.
This site in Norwegian and English provides information on this Jewish museum in Norway. It also provides access to the stolpersteine or memorial cobblestones that have been put down outside the homes of Jews who died during the Holocaust. The site is at
In addition to information about the history and events of the museum, this site provides details about immigrant Jewish life in South Africa, including family trees and a collection of relevant links. Of particular interest are the links to genealogical resources in South Africa.
Describes the projected renovation of the Jewish plantation site Jodensavanne outside Paramaribo in Suriname. The site details the history of the community, provides samples of its music, information about tours to the area, a photo gallery, a virtual library, and a set of useful links about Jewish life in the region.
Information about membership in this organization devoted to the maintenance of Jewish museums in Europe and Israel. You can access their newsletter and members can join a forum. Of particular note is the database of member museums in 20 countries.
The Auschwitz Jewish Center includes a Jewish Museum, an education centre and the Oświęcim Synagogue, the only surviving synagogue in town. The website gives information about the museum and its exhibition as well as the history of both the museum and the synagogue.
Part of the Brussels Jewish Museum, this site in English and French provides access to and information about the exhibits. Of particular note are the extensive digitized libraries of objects and photos.
This Copenhagen museum, designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, uses the space of the Royal Boathouse to house a collection documenting the history of the Jews of Denmark. The site, in English and Danish, features an illustrated overview of the collection, a glossary, and booklets about Danish Jewish history and culture that you can download.
This site in English and Estonian describes the museum located in Tallinn. The site includes a free pdf of its catalog and links to full text holdings in a variety of subjects as well as a spreadsheet detailing its archives.
Located in Crakow, Poland, “The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective.”
This site provides details about the services and events of the center in Winnipeg, the museum it houses, information about genealogical resources it contains, and the work of the Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada. Of particular note is the archives center, which is searchable.
This site provides information about the events and exhibits of this museum in Holland in a variety of languages. Of particular note is the information about the culture and history of Dutch Jews, including the buildings around Amsterdam and the 200 communities in which Jews have lived in the Netherlands.
Created in In 1996 by The Association of Jewish Ex-servicemen and Women – AJEX, this museum houses objects, documents and stories detailing the “contribution made by British Jews to the Armed Forces of the Crown.” Information about the activities of the museum, sample online exhibits and its newsletter are available.
In addition to information about this museum in Germany and its exhibits, you can search its library catalog. The site has an extensive list of research topics arranged alphabetically as well as educational material.
This site in English and Czech provides information about the events and exhibits of the museum. Of particular interest is the Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia, work on which has been suspended due to the death of the editor.