Monday, January 24, 2011

Open Access Newspaper Archives: Historical Jewish Press

Historical Jewish Press
This link provides full list of all publications currently available in the archive :

Two sections below should be of interest:

The Yishuv and State of Israel Press Section

This section includes newspapers which were published in the Jewish Yishuv in Palestine, and later in the State of Israel throughout the twentieth century, primarily in Hebrew.
Newspapers in this section:
Dr. Hagar Hillel Jewish Press in Arab Lands Section
This section includes written media published in Jewish communities in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq.
Newspapers in this section:

The project is related to Jews of Islamic Countries Archiving Project at the Humanities Faculty of Tel-Aviv University.
The project consists of three intertwined activities:

  1. Digital scanning, cataloging, and computerization of relevant documentary material.
  2. Using computerized data to establish a website for the use of students in academic institutions, schools, and the general public.
  3. Research of the history and culture of Jews from Islamic countries.

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