Credits

People

Project Staff

Digital History of the Jews of Boston is directed by Simon Rabinovitch, with the participation of his students at Northeastern University.

Project Consultation and Instruction

Beehive Mapping (special thanks to Kelly Sandefer and Jonathan Wyss)

Northeastern University Library Digital Scholarship Group (special thanks to Amanda Rust, Kate Kryder, Karen Merguerian, and Alicia Svenson)

Northeastern University NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks (special thanks to Sarah Connell, Kate Kryder, Milan Skobic, Talia Brenner, Adam Tomasi, and Vaishali Kushwaha)

Northeastern University Library Archives and Special Collections (special thanks to Molly Brown, Reference and Outreach Archivist)

Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (special thanks to Stephanie Call, Associate Director of Archives and Education)

Thanks to my colleagues (Jessica Linker, Assistant Professor of History) and Angel Nieves (Professor of Africana Studies, History, and Digital Humanities; Director of Public Humanities)

Data on the establishment, closing, relocation, and physical addresses of current and historic synagogues in Massachusetts came from the meticulously composed table “Massachusetts Synagogues and their Records, Past and Present” by Carol Clingan of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.

Project Alumni

HIST 1294, 2021

  • Nate Gillin

HIST 2430, 2020

  • Harrison Beiser
  • Kayla Lavelle
  • Jasper Trouerbach
  • Shira Weiss

Credit and Copyright

Citing this project

Rabinovitch, Simon (ed.) Digital History of the Jews of Boston. 2020- Northeastern University. Web. https://dhjewsofboston.northeastern.edu/. [access date]

Beiser, Harrison, Kayla Lavelle, and Shira Weiss, “A Visual History of Boston’s Black and Jewish Communities: Mapping Shared Spaces,” in Digital History of the Jews of Boston, Simon Rabinovitch ed. 2020- Northeastern University. Web. https://dhjewsofboston.northeastern.edu/. [access date]

Gillin, Nate. “Boston’s Jewish Advocate: A Visual History,” in Digital History of the Jews of Boston, Simon Rabinovitch ed. 2020- Northeastern University. Web. https://dhjewsofboston.northeastern.edu/. [access date]

Trouerbach, Jasper. “Shifting Neighborhoods: How Boston’s Jewish Community Moved, 1850-2000,” in Digital History of the Jews of Boston, Simon Rabinovitch ed. 2020- Northeastern University. Web. https://dhjewsofboston.northeastern.edu/. [access date]

Copyright and licensing

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Project Tools

This project was created using the CERES: Exhibit Toolkit, Tableau Public, and Knight Lab StoryMap. This CERES website, as well as archival, hosting, and support systems, are provided by the Northeastern University Library Digital Scholarship group.