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)HTTP://WWW.ALEXA.COM/SITEINFO/JEWISHVIRTUALLIBRARY.ORG PUBLISHER=ALEXA INTERNET, 2014-04-01, (13,599 in the US)|revenue = |current_status = Online|footnotes = }}The Jewish Virtual Library ("JVL", formerly known as JSOURCEBOOK, Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin, American Jewish Year Book 2015: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities,weblink 3 February 2016, Springer, 978-3-319-24505-8, 831, ) is an online encyclopedia published by the American–Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE).WEB, Jewish Virtual Library, MERLOT,weblink January 17, 2018, It is a website covering topics about Israel–United States relations, Jewish history, Israel, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and Judaism.WEB,weblink About AICE, AICE, April 26, 2019, WEB, Jewish Virtual Library,weblink The American University of Iraq Sulaimani, 17 January 2018, {{dl|date=April 2019}}

Overview

The Jewish Virtual Library relies on history books, scientific studies, various encyclopedias, archives, polls, maps, and material from museums for its bibliography, as well as Wikipedia articles.WEB, Bookstore,weblink 18 March 2014, According to the JVL, it received permission to use materials from the Library of Congress, from the American Jewish Historical Society, the Anti-Defamation League, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel), The Prime Minister’s Office, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin and other resources Mitchell G. Bard is the encyclopedia's Executive Director.WEB, Jewish Virtual Library Website » AVI CHAI, AVI CHAI, June 3, 2013,weblink January 17, 2018, The Library has 13 wings: Anti-Semitism, History, Myths and Facts, Women, The Holocaust, Travel, Maps, Politics, Biography, Israel, Israel Education, Religion, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, and Vital Statistics and Reference.WEB, Jewish Virtual Library Website,weblink AVI CHAI Foundation, 28 March 2014, The JVL hosts more than 60,000 articles and nearly 10,000 photographs and maps related to Jewish history, Israel, Israel–United States relations, the Holocaust, antisemitism and Judaism, as well as various statistics, information about politics, biographies, travel guides, and a section on Jewish women throughout history. The website includes the complete text of the Tanakh and most of the Babylonian Talmud.WEB, Profile - Jewish Virtual Library (JVL),weblink Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom, 19 January 2018, The Jewish Virtual Library contains articles and studies conducted by AICE, principally involving American-Israeli cooperation. It contains information about Israel education in America, including information about Israel StudiesWEB, 'Israel Studies: An Anthropology' and the Jewish Virtual Library, European Association Of Israel Studies, April 20, 2017,weblink January 17, 2018, and course materials on Israel-related subjects. It also provides book and movie reviews and a "Virtual Israel Experience" online project. Episodes of the Tel Aviv Review podcast are hosted on the site. The website aims to document the relationship between Israel and each of the 50 states, and publish declassified documents from sources such as the CIA, State Department and British Foreign Service that reveal insights into those organizations’ attitudes toward Jews and Israel.WEB, Will Jews Lose Their Online Library?, eJewish Philanthropy,weblink 2018-01-19,

Reception

A PBS web page for the film The Jewish Americans lists the JVL as a resource "For Statistics and Analysis About Jews in America Today", with the description, "A division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, the Jewish Virtual Library is a comprehensive online Jewish encyclopedia, covering everything from Antisemitism to Zionism. More than 13,000 articles and 6,000 photographs and maps have been integrated into the site. Their Vital Statistics section has an exhaustive list of current statistics and comparative data."WEB,weblink For Statistics and Analysis About Jews in America Today, Public Broadcasting Service, PBS, April 2, 2012, Provided as a resource on the web page the PBS film, The Jewish Americans.The Jewish Virtual Library is regularly cited by CNN, New York Times,WEB, Kirkpatrick, David D.,weblink Benjamin Netanyahu News, New York Times, April 13, 2013, BBC,WEB,weblink To be Jewish is to question, January 2005, Sophie, Roberts, BBC, CBS News,WEB, Montopoli, Brian,weblink White House Hanukkah Party Spawns Anger, CBS News, December 11, 2009, June 4, 2010, Fox News, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Bloomberg,WEB, Waters, Rob,weblink For European Jews, Living to 100 Is Partly a Tale of Two Genes, Bloomberg, March 4, 2008, April 13, 2013, and others. It is listed as reference by academic libraries at different universities in the United States in the fields of Middle East history and Jewish studies: at University of Waterloo,WEB, Ereference Items for Jewish Studies - Library, University of Waterloo,weblink January 17, 2018, University of Wisconsin,WEB, Jewish Virtual Library - Databases,weblink UW-Madison Libraries, 17 January 2018, King's College, London, Duke University,WEB, Jewish Studies - resources,weblink LibGuides at Duke University, 17 January 2018, University of Minnesota,WEB, JEWISH VIRTUAL LIBRARY (FREE),weblink University of Minnesota Libraries, 17 January 2018, the American Jewish Historical SocietyWEB, University Jewish Studies, American Jewish Historical Society,weblink January 17, 2018, and Purdue University.WEB, Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Jewish Heritage,weblink 17 January 2018, John Jaeger, in an article published by the Association of College and Research Libraries, said of the JVL: "This library, once it is entered, is more like a living encyclopedia than it is anything else. One has options to click on, such as history, women, biography, politics, Israel, maps, and Judaic Treasures at the Library of Congress, with each launching a person into a different realm. The site is extremely well put together."WEB, Jaeger, John, Association of College and Research Libraries "World religions on the Web: A guide to some of the most helpful sites",weblink C&RL News June 2002 Vol. 63 No. 6, (archived), 25 January 2014, bot: unknown,weblink" title="archive.is/20130903023241weblink">weblink September 3, 2013, Karen Evans of Indiana State University praised the online library for its "easily accessible, balanced information".WEB, Karen Evans, Jewish Virtual Library at the Internet Reviews Archive, College and Research Libraries News, a division of the American Library Association at Bowdoin College, October 2002,weblinkweblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20021112031117weblink">weblink November 2002, The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center wrote that "the Jewish Virtual Library offers a comprehensive encyclopedia of Holocaust related articles that are searchable by topic.WEB, Other Holocaust Centers, The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center,weblink 2018-01-19,

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