Shtetl in the Press...


... in a "Virtual Shtetl" ... cyber visitors can explore Yiddish culture and language. 
Robin Bernstein, Baltimore Jewish Times, October 20, 1995
Fans of Yiddish culture won't want to miss the Virtual Shtetl ... 
Dan Akst, Los Angeles Times, December 13, 1995
You can learn much more than definitions by visiting one of the [Shtetl] areas ... 
Netsurfer Digest, April 22, 1996
Perhaps you thought shtetls ... were a thing of yesteryear. Au contraire, they've moved into cyberspace. 
Michael Wolff, NetGuide, 1996
... check out "The Virtual Shtetl" 
Jeff Abramowitz, Jerusalem Post, August 8, 1997
... one of the best overviews of Yiddish on the Web 
Anne Eakin and Ken Moss, Haver (Stanford), Summer 1997
Mendele and Shtetl offer information and insights into Yiddish ... 
Greer Fay Cashman, Jerusalem Post, January 13, 1998
All the actual shtetls are gone from Eastern Europe ... but there's a Virtual Shtetl on the Web ... 
Marek Kohn, Independent (London), March 22, 1998
... a remarkable collection ... that illuminates the rich legacy of Yiddishkeit 
The largest set of Yiddish resources ... 
Slate, July 1998
Appealing presentation of contemporary Yiddish art and culture. 
... an all-things-Yiddish web site. 
Alan Scher Zagier, News & Observer, February 9, 2000
Shtetl has been mentioned/listed/recommended/awarded by: 

Rabbi Leonard A. Matansky, The Jewish Internet and Judaic CD-ROM's, Jerusalem Post, October 22, 1995 

Diane Romm,  The Jewish guide to the Internet / Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1996 

Michael Levin, The Guide to the Jewish Internet / San Francisco: No Starch Press, 1996 - recommended site 

Mecklermedia internet world's official internet yellow pages / Foster City, CA : IDG Books, 1996 

Irving Green, Judaism on the Web / New York: MIS Press, 1997 

Harley Hahn,  Internet & Web yellow pages / Berkeley : Osborne - McGraw Hill, 1997 

The world's best Web sites Britannica Internet Guide, 1999 - three stars 


Forward, May 6, 1995 
Baltimore Jewish Times, October 20, 1995 
Los Angeles Times, December 13, 1995 
Atlanta Journal and Constitution, January 7, 1996 
Austin American - Statesman, January 13, 1996 
Ha'Am (Los Angeles), Winter 1996 
Netsurfer Digest, April 22, 1996 
Boston Herald, September 20, 1996 
New York Times, October 29, 1996 
Liberal (Rome), February 1997 
Stern (Hamburg), March 5, 1997 
NRC Handelsblad (Amsterdam), May 12, 1997 
Haver (Stanford), Summer 1997 
Jerusalem Post, August 8, 1997 
Jewish Bulletin of Northern California, August 8, 1997 
Palm Beach Post, December 22, 1997 
Jerusalem Post, January 13, 1998 
Independent (London), March 22, 1998 
Yahoo Internet Life, April 1998 
The Southern Shofar (Birmingham, Alabama), July 1998 
Canadian Jewish News, July 16, 1998 
Slate, July 1998 
Desktop Journal, August 1998 
News & Observer, February 9, 2000 

Web Guides: 

AOL NetFind suggested site 
Web Guide by Excite   
Infoseek select site  
Microsoft Encarta Web Links collection 

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