Jewish Women Resources


  • Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America
    By Phyllis Holman Weisbard
    Women's Studies Librarian's Office, University of Wisconsin, Madison
        This bibliography concentrates on books, chapters in anthologies, and periodical articles on the collective history of American Jewish women and archival resources on individuals and women's organizations.
  • Bat Shalom: a feminist center for peace and social justice
    An Israeli national feminist grassroots organization of Jewish and Palestinian Israeli women.
  • Emunah of America
    An Israeli women's religious Zionist organization, with over 100,000 members worldwide.
  • Hadassah-Brandeis Instiute
    The Institute's mission is to develop fresh ways of thinking about Jews and gender worldwide by producing and promoting scholarly research and artistic projects.
  • Jewish Women and Music
    Edited by Judith Pinnolis
        A website dedicated to Jewish women's contributions in music.
  • Jewish Women International
    JWI's mission is "empowering women and girls - through economic literacy; community training; healthy relationship education; and the proliferation of women’s leadership."
  • Jewish Women's Archive
    JWA's mission is "to uncover, chronicle, and transmit to a broad public the rich history of American Jewish women."
  • Machon Chana Women's Institute
    An educational institution in Brooklyn, NY that focuses on Torah study as "crucial for the personal development of every Jewish woman as an individual and as a productive contributor to her respective community."
  • Ma'yan: Torah Studies Initiative for Women
    A community-based program that provides women in the greater Boston, MA area with a setting for intensive textual study of the Torah.
  • Na'amat USA: The Women's Labor Zionist Organization of America
    Supports the women and children of Israel by providing a broad range of social services, from day care centers to domestic violence shelters; from legal aid to alternative high schools.
  • National Council of Jewish Women (United States)
    A volunteer and advocacy organization inspired by Jewish values, focused on improving the quality of life for women, children, and families, and safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.
  • National Council of Jewish Women of Canada
    A non-profit organization committed to enhancing the lives of individuals within the Jewish community and in the broader multi-cultural community through education, service and social action.
  • Women in Judaism: an interdisciplinary journal.
    An academic, refereed journal published exclusively on the Internet, and devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism.