- http://www.askmoses.com/ *a broad website which answers questions,
when one highlights the area. The site starts
with a quote from Rabbi Manis Friedman, which
states "Religion offers salvation, enlightment,
a place in heaven. I'm glad that Judaism
is not a religion. WHAT'S WRONG WITH RELIGION?".
- http://www.rossel.net/basic03.htm What Beliefs Do Jews Share?
Most Jews share certain beliefs.
the unity of God,
God’s concern for humanity
the partnership of God and humanity
the concern that one person should
the belief in a world to come or
in the Messiah
or in the Messianic Age
the covenant, an agreement between God and
the people of Israel expressed through God’s
laws for the proper use of the universe. * This site's Home Page has a great deal of
material of what Jews believe.
- http://shamash.org/trb/judaism.html *This site has a list of Links to numerous
other resources on Judaism.
- http://www.jewfaq.org/--Welcome to Judaism 101! Judaism 101 is
an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering
Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language,
scripture, holidays, practices and customs.
My goal is to make freely available a wide
variety of basic, general information about
Judaism, written from a traditional perspective
in plain English. This web site is constantly
growing, with new information added every
few weeks. * The Home Page contains more copy than just
- http://rj.org/--Reform Judaism took root in North America
more than 130 years ago under the leadership
of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, one of several
European rabbis who brought the changes in
Judaism occurring in Europe to these shores.
Reform Judaism is now the largest Jewish
movement in North America, with more than
900 congregations and 1.5 million people.
The word "Reform" in the
our Movement is a recognition that
is part of our way of life, as it
for Jews throughout the centuries.
- http://judaism.about.com/ * This is not a Jewish site. "about.com"
is a site with information on many things.
It has links to Jewish sites, such as "What
is Hebrew?", "What is Jewish?,
- http://www.torah.org/ * Has click on pages to learn about: Jewish
Law; Ethics; Texts; Basics; Seasons;
and other sites on this website.
- http://kolhadash.com/judaism/Resources.html * It appears that not all Jews believe in
a Supreme Being, and in this site
"Secular Humanistic Judaism is one of the five major branches or movements
within Judaism, along with Orthodox,
Reconstructionist and Reform Judaism.
(underline was added). On another page on this site is stated:
"We believe that human beings
the intelligence and wisdom to determine
the purpose and course of their lives
the need for supernatural guidance
Rather than prayer, we rely upon
initiative, and courage in formulating
achieving our noblest aspirations".
(WebMaster's NOTE: It is believed that the
views herein are decidedly in the minority
of what Jews believe).
- http://www.fiu.edu/~library/internet/subjects/religion/reljud.html* This is a site from the Florida International
University, giving an extensive list
for information on Judaism. Some
of the links
at this site are no longer good,
but a number
are, so it is still listed.
- http://www.religionsorg.com/Judaism/ * This is not a Jewish site, but has links
- http://dir.yahoo.com/society_and_culture/religionand spirituality/faiths_and_practices/judaism/* This is the Yahoo Directory for a number
of sites on Judaism.
- http://holyland-isreal.tripod.com/ * From statements on this site, it appears
that this is a Zionist site which appears
more radical to the Zionist State of Israel
than just a site for Jewish information and
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/beliefs/index.shtml * This is the BBC's page on Judaism.
- www.islamonline.org This site aims to present a unified and
lively Islam that keeps up with modern times
in all areas. The site strives to provide
you with all the information you need about
Islam and its civilizations, the universe
and its changes, current affairs and their
analyses, and general information and services
that one cannot do without in the 21st century.
Their mission is to create a unique, global
Islamic site on the Internet that provides
services to Muslims and non-Muslims in several
languages. To become a reference for everything
that deals with Islam, its sciences, civilization
and nation. To have credibility in content,
distinction in design, and a sharp and balanced
vision of humanity and current events.
- www.isna.net The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
is a product of the resolve of the Muslims
in North America to live an Islamic way of
life. In keeping with its charter, ISNA works
to advance the cause of Islam and Muslims
in North America. ISNA activities include
support for better schools, stronger outreach
programs, organized community centers, and
other Islamic programs. ISNA serves to help
foster unity among Muslims, which is vital
to an Islamic way of life. ISNA is committed
to establishing and nurturing the Muslim
community in North America and contributing
towards the well being of the society at
large. ISNA's mission is to provide a unified
platform of expression for Islam, to develop
educational, outreach and social services
that translate the teachings of the Qur'an
and the Sunnah into everyday living, and
to enhance Islamic identity in the Society.
- www.islam-guide.com This website is designed for non-Muslims
who would like to understand Islam, Muslims,
and the Holy Qur'an. It is rich in information,
references, bibliography, and illustrations.
It has been reviewed and edited by many professors
and well-educated people. It is brief and
simple to read, yet contains much scientific
knowledge. It contains the whole book, A
Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding
Islam, and more.
- www.islam.org Is an in depth website that providers people
with news information, ranging from enlightening
articles on Islam, information on events,
and even a mosque locator. The site also
has a multimedia section where people can
learn more about Islam. Interested people
can also visit their education center, business
& finance area, and even has a bazaar
section for interested shoppers.
- www.islamctr.org The Islamic Center of Southern California
is an independent organization. Its function
is to practice and propagate Islam in the
United States of America by providing religious,
educational and recreational facilities for
members of the public at large. The emergence
of an American Muslim identity is its prime
- www.usc.edu/dept/msa The MSA of USC is a student organization
comprised of Muslim students attending USC.
It is part of a nationwide network of MSA's
distributed across hundreds of universities,
colleges, and even high schools. The first
MSA's were established in the East and northern
Midwest back in the 1960's. The idea spread
rapidly, and eventually found its way to
southern California, where in 1969, the MSA
of USC was formed, serving not only USC but
the entire Los Angeles area as well. On campus,
the MSA has striven to provide as many services
for its members as possible. These have included
Friday (Jumu'ah) prayers, sponsored dinners
during Ramadan, weekly discussions on Islam,
social activities such as picnics and sports,
and a small newsletter on Islamic topics.
The MSA also provides a service to the non-Muslim
students of USC who request information on
Islam by supplying them with the necessary
literature and guidance. The MSA also maintains
an outdoor booth on campus staffed by one
or two of its members simply to answer questions
- http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/reference/glossary.html * A glossary of Islamic terminology
- http://www.islamicity.com/ *a broad website, which carries on the home
page, reference against Israel and in favor
of the Palestinians. Obviously contains anti-Israel
and pro-Palestinian material. Also cites
pro-Pakistan information, etc.
- http://www.noi.org/ *this is the website for the Nation of Islam.
This is the U.S. religious organization headed
by Minister Louis Farrakhan, whose teachings
are considered by many to be radical. Minister
Farrakhan has in the past viciously attacked
Judaism and has taught use of force. However,
this organization apparently provides some
humanitarian services to fellow Muslims and
preaches against alcohol and other abuses
of one's self and life.