Overview of the History of Jews in Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project
An online resource providing access to Pittsburgh Jewish newspapers including the Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), the American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), and the Jewish Chronicle (1962-present).
Online Rauh Jewish Archives Finding Aids
Finding aids to Rauh Jewish Archives collections are accessible on Historic Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh and Beyond: The Experience of the Jewish Community
A comprehensive oral history project conducted by the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section. This collection of over 500 oral history interviews are digitized and available online.
A comprehensive online resource featuring digitized archival finding aids, texts, photographs, maps, census records and film from regional archives and libraries including the Heinz History Center, the Archives Service Center of the University of Pittsburgh, and the Carnegie Museum of Art.
University of Pittsburgh Archives Service Center
Jewish Congregations and Synagogues of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Comprehensive list of all Jewish congregations and synagogues that have existed in the city of Pittsburgh.
Rodef Shalom Archives
Rodef Shalom, Pittsburgh's oldest Jewish congregation, houses a collection of archival material, congregation records, historical photographs, and bound volumes of the Jewish Criterion. Researchers can visit the archives by appointment.
American Jewish Archives
The Jacob Radar Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives houses a range of archives, manuscripts, photographs, audio and visual tapes, microfilm, and genealogical materials documenting American Jewish life, including several collections relating to Pittsburgh's Jewish community.
Heinz History Center Library and Archives Online Catalog
Rauh Jewish Archives Holdings
Catalog listing of Rauh Jewish Archives archival collections and published materials
Photograph Reproduction Requests