Discussion Groups

  1. H-Judaic - Jewish Studies Network:
    An affiliate of Hebrew College/Shamash, this discussion group describes itself as "the premier electronic source concerning Judaica and the academic study and discussion of Judaism, ancient, mediaeval, and modern."

  2. Lookjed:
    A Part of the Virtual Resource Center for Jewish Education at Bar Ilan University, this discussion group composed primarily of educators focuses on Jewish education in the Diaspora.

  3. Mail-Jewish:
    "The oldest Torah and Halacha based computer mailing list" The stated purpose of this discussion group is to discuss "Jewish topics in general within an environment where the validity of Halacha and the Halachic process is accepted, as well as for the discussion of topics of Halacha."

  4. Israel Line/Israel-Mideast:
    Two separate services affiliated with the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Israel Line offers a summary of the Israeli press prepared daily (Monday-Friday) by the Israeli Consulate in New York. Israel-Mideast offers a series of bulletins such as editorials, speeches, and peace process updates.

  5. Tachlis:
    Affiliated with the World Zionist Organization, Tachlis is an email list group moderated by Eli Birnbaum. Members offer advice on Aliyah.

  6. A Call to Discussion: Women and Orthodoxy
    Affiliated with the Orthodox Caucus, this discussion group describes itself as being, "a first step in developing serious and respectful dialogue on Women and Orthodoxy."

Databases for Additional Discussion Groups on Wide Range of Jewish-Related Topics:
  1. Jewishnet:
    Global Information Network Jewish and Israeli Mailing Lists

  2. Shamash:
    The Jewish Internet Consortium Mailing List Archives

  3. Virtual Jerusalem
    "The place where Jews click!"

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