Current EventsBook ReviewsFun and GamesCulturesTeaching Resources


The first monotheistic (one God) religion, Judaism traces its roots back thousands of years. Find out more about this ancient religion, which is still thriving today.

Major Jewish Holidays
Find out more about the major holidays of this religion, including Hanukkah, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Passover, Shavuot, and Purim.

The Jewish Calendar
The Jewish Calendar is based on the movements of Earth's Moon. Find out more about this ancient and long-running calendar.

The Dead Sea Scrolls
One of modern Judaism's most precious possessions is the Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of more than 30,000 fragments that together make up nearly 1,000 documents written by Jewish people nearly 2,000 years ago.

Jewish Virtual Library
This site is first rate! From the cool interactive image map to the loads of information on its pages, this site is far and away the best Judaism site on the Net!

Judaism 101
Judaism is one of the world's oldest religions. This very helpful site provides a wealth of information and even asks you to classify your learning level as Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced.
Check out the fun stuff at this large site. Jokes, stories, monthly features, and more await the student of Judaism.

Bar Mitzvah, Mat Mitzvah, and Confirmation
This site provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about these important times in Jewish kids' lives.

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
Some of this stuff is not so easy to read, but it's all primary sources, good for reports or just for understanding more about one of the world's oldest religions.

Timeline for the History of Judaism
It always helps to have a few dates thrown in. Check out this timeline and learn more about those famous moments in Jewish history.

Virtual Jerusalem
Take a tour of the ancient Israeli capital without leaving your computer! Find out more about holidays and news, send a greeting card, and more!

 Graphics courtesy of

Custom Search

Follow SocStudies4Kids on Twitter

on this site

Social Studies
for Kids
copyright 2002-2011,
David White

Sites for Teachers