Thursday, November 8, 2007


Jewish Organizations from
There are web sites for the various branches of the North American Jewish religious community, Conservative, Humanistic, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, and Young Israel, as well as organizations including B'nai B'rith, HIAS, Hillel, JCC, and NCSY.
The World ORT Union in London has a web server with information about its many interesting projects.

The European Union of Jewish Students has programs and information for Jewish stu Europe.

The American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, Hadassah, Jewish Agency, Jewish National Fund, Keren Kayemet LeYisrael, United Jewish Communities (UJA and CJF), World Zionist Organization, and Zionist Organization of America, have web sites with info on their organizations.

Jewish Women International (aka B'nai B'rith Women) has a web site with news and information about their organization.

Na'amat has a web site with information about their Women's Labor Zionist organization.

The Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at the Jerusalem College of Technology offers resources related to Jewish business ethics, including the weekly column, The Jewish Ethicist which is co-sponsored by

Volunteers for Israel (Sar-El) runs programs where diaspora Jews can do volunteer work in Israel.

The Center For Jewish History in New York City is headquarters for organizations including the American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The New Israel Fund advocates tikkun olam, democracy, and social justice in Israel.

The Jewish Defense League fights to defend Jews and Judaism by any means necessary.

The Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America has a web site describing their organization and activities.

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting has a web page at Shamash that describes Scouting opportunities for Jewish youth.

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA has a web page with information about their work and history.

The American Physicians Fellowship for Medicine in Israel is an organization of North American physicians and other health professionals dedicated to advancing the state of medical education, research and care in Israel.

The Jewish Deaf Community Center and the Jewish Braille Institute provide resources for the deaf and blind.

Jews for Judaism fights against missionary cult groups that try to draw Jews away from Judaism.

The Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations is dedicated to the study and preservation of Jewish history and culture.

AIPAC has a web site with information on its pro-Israel activism in the USA.

NCSJ advocates on behalf of Jews in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic States, and Eurasia.

JINSA has a web site with information on its pro-Israel defense-oriented think tank.

The American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise develops social and educational programs between the United States and Israel. They sponsor the Jewish Virtual Library (formerly JSOURCE) web site with resources for Jewish students.

Keshet Ga'avah, the World Congress of Gay and Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Jews has a web site with information on its activities.

Maccabi USA sponsors the USA team to the World Maccabiah Games. They also keep a list of Jewish Sports web sites.

The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame has a web site with information about its organization and members. has a web site with current news stories on Jews in sports.

At the 2004 Athens Summer games, windsurfer Gal Fridman won Israel's first Olympic gold medal. Medal ceremony video (wmv format) at NRG.

The Krav Maga Association of America has information on this Israeli martial art.

The Star of Davidson motorcycle club, a mostly-Jewish Harley-Davidson motorcycle club. Their hogs are kosher

Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg

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