So many links, so little time

Local Judaism, Portals, Learning, Shopping, Art, Singles

Local Judaism

Santa Barbara Jewish Federation - our Jewish community centerpiece, an all new website replete with news, articles, calendars, courses, programs, lifestyles, and even e-cards for our Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center and abroad.
Congregation B'nai B'rith - Santa Barbara's impressive Reform congregation; exemplifying the strength of our local Jewish community.
UCSB Hillel
home of UCSB's vital campus Jewish community. Pluralistic student services, community welcomed.
Chabad of Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara's lively Lubavitch Hasidic synagogue
Santa Barbara Jewish Festival - our annual festival at Oak Park gives all a chance to share in the rich traditions, music, food, and crafts of the Jewish people.
Santa Ynez Valley Jewish Community - Santa Ynez's congregation for reform, conservative and orthodox members.


Virtual Jerusalem - Comprehensive resource on Jewish and Israeli topics. Features 24-hour news, as well as articles and stories updated weekly
HaReshima - The Jewish Internet Portal: Hebrew for 'The List', is one of the most comprehensive list of Jewish and Israel sites on the Internet with a fully searchable Jewish search engine and list of Jewish links and websites
- The Ultimate Jewish and Israel Directory with thousands of directories and links
Shamash - The Jewish Internet Consortium is a home for many large and small Jewish organizations spanning the religious and political spectrum.
- it's easy to loose yourself here, one of the more interesting collection of Jewish links - an unsurpassed Jewish link collection, with ratings that are pretty accurate and bunches of categories.
Nerdworld Judaism - a good starting place to find Jewish orgs
Yahoo Judaism - quite the overwhelming collection of Jewish links


Aish - Wisdom for living. Explore Judaism on many different levels. This site is so rich with insight and information you can cut it with a knife. 
ClickonJudaism - The purpose of clickonJudaism is to provide doorways into Judaism for Jews in their 20's and 30's, as well as those considering Judaism. Their hope is to enable young Jews to explore the possibilities offered by liberal Judaism through points of interest and concern to them. 
Jerusalem Post - News from Israel. News features, opinion, culture, sports, tourism and anything else you would expect from an excellent publication.
Jewish Family Times - taking Jewish family education to a higher level.  Nina and Pitome Publishing, one of our favorite local community mover and shakers.
Jewish Appleseed Foundation - reaching out to Jews with liberal Jewish spiritual and educational programs and providing information about Judaism to all who are interested. - An amazing resource answering questions for Jewish family and life. 
Heshy's World of Jewish Links - A wonderful site with a huge collection of Jewish links dealing with topics of Torah, holidays, kosher, travel, communities, music, Israel, news, the list just goes on and on....
Laser's Talmud Torah - Laser teaches the basic precepts and lessons of the Torah is a very straight forward and easy to read manner.
BSZNet - the online connection to the Orthodox Sephardic Jewish community
UAHC - Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the synagogue arm of reform Judaism. A grand resource for reform Judaism. Questions? Then "ask the Rabbi".
Mazon - A Jewish Response to Hunger.


Davka - Bible, Talmud, Midrash, processors, programs to learn Hebrew language, kid's educational games, utilities, Hebrew fonts, clip art with Jewish themes, and much more!
Art Judaica - displaying distinctively nice Jewish art - America's Jewish bookstore, as well as music, software, art, and other nifty Jewish stuff to buy.
KippahMaker - colorful handmade custom crochet kippahs specially designed to fit each and every shena kepalah.

Art, Dance, & Philosophy

Laurie Gross Studios - fine Judaica art from the local Santa Barbara studio of our own talented artiest of great note, Laurie Gross. Her vast array of artwork, from institutional commissions, to Judaica, to fine art is a treat to discover on this website.
Becca Licha Ceramic Arts - Our very own local prodigy who weekdays can be found conjuring art in the studio of Laurie Gross also has been creating her own original and striking ceramic and Judaica art works for some time. Her handsome website is a delight to explore.
Blessings Abound - Also from the fine art studio of Laurie Gross, the portable blessing scroll that has become a vastly popular gift for all occasions.
Noah's Window - is a weekly column looking at life with insight, compassion, wisdom, and humor. It is written by our local a poet and philosopher Noah ben Shea. Noah has been called 'a spiritual Will Rogers who has the unique capacity to see the common in an uncommon way
Kesher LeMachol - Isreal Folk Dance
- a very cool site for the those with Israeli folk boogie fever
Museum of The Jewish People - Beth Hatefutsoth is a cultural and educational institution providing multiple avenues of personal historical identification

Beshert Hunt

Jewish LA Singles - this site includes a comprehensive calendar of events that covers nearly everything in the LA area and nearby environs.
Santa Barbara Jewish Singles 40+
- a very well established local favorite for the 40+ singles.
YID (Your Ideal Date) - international Jewish dating, free to join, with photo searches.
A World Of Jewish Singles - matchmaker, matchmaker make me a match... but it'll cost ya.
Nerdworld Jewish Single Link - a collection of Jewish singles sites - quite a revamp on this site, now includes pictures and searches. - a great site for power searching for that perfect someone
Yenta - another popular Jewish singles site
- this is a popular site for the LA folks