Research Resources

The Academic Resources made available by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life include sources and materials created by The Magnes staff, collaborative projects with other institutions, UC Berkeley Library resources, and tools available online to the general public. 

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The Academic Consortium brings faculty and graduate students in the field of Jewish Studies together with their peers at other Bay Area institutions, providing intellectual exchange and a sense of ...
The most important archival holdings documenting the history of the Jews in America are:  The American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS), which is a partner of the Center for Jewish ...
The National Library of Israel is pleased to announce it has purchased the distribution rights to the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 from CDI Systems, which distributed the database in ...
For nearly thirty years the Center for Jewish Art, a research institute at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has carried out a comprehensive documentation program of the visual cultural heritage ...
Early Hebrew Newspapers ProjectThe Jewish National and University Library (JNUL), David and Fela Shapell Family Digitization Project, offers online access to its Historic Hebrew Newspapers ...
Online version of the 22-volume Encyclopedia Judaica. Includes more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.
The Getty vocabulary databases contain terms, names, and other information about people, places, things, and concepts relating to art, architecture, and material culture. Produced and ...
HebrewBooks.org is devoted to the digital preservation old American Hebrew books that are out of print and/or circulation. It also maintains a site dedicated to the ...
Maintained by HebrewBooks.org, HebrewManuscript.org is a website dedicated to making Hebrew Manuscripts available online for free.As of November 2010, HebrewManuscripts.org had digitized and ...
The Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language (HDP), maintained by The Academy of the Hebrew Language, encompasses the entire Hebrew lexicon throughout its history; presenting Hebrew words in ...
The Historical Jewish Press site contains a collection of Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods. We display digital versions of each newspaper, making it ...
Indexes over 300 journals and newsletters covering a variety of subjects with an emphasis on Judaica, literature, education, arts, law and current Israel affairs (politics and society). (In Hebrew)
The Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem maintains a resource page that includes specific materials about various aspects of Jewish history research, ...
The Jewish Music Research Center (JMRC) is an academic institution fully dedicated to the documentation, research and publication of scholarly materials about Jewish music. Founded in 1964 by ...
The area of Jewish Studies at Berkeley is notable for both its chronological and disciplinary scope. Jewish Studiesfaculty cover fields from Hebrew Bible and Talmud and Midrash ...
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is one of the participating partners in the ketubbot digitization project of the Jewish National and University Library. Many of the over two ...
Mechon Mamre, or "The Mamre Institute," makes available and searchable online a variety of classic Jewish texts in Hebrew, Aramaic, and in translation. Among these texts are the Hebrew Bible, ...
The Modern Jewish Culture Working Group of the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities fulfills the need for a missing disciplinary focus on the cultures of the Jewish Diaspora in modern ...
Otzar ha-chokhmah (אוצר החכמה) is an online database containing more than 45,000 full-text titles in a wide range of fields of Judaic Studies from ancient to modern: Bible and its Commentaries; ...
Pe'amim: Studies in Oriental Jewry (or "Studies on Jewish Heritage in the East") constitutes a fundamental source of information on the history, cultures and folklore of the Jewish communities ...
Quntres: An Online Journal for the History, Culture, and Art of the Jewish Book is a peer-reviewd journal open to scholarly contributions of any length relating to any aspect of the history of the ...
RAMBI - The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies, is a selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies. Material listed in Rambi is compiled from thousands of periodicals ...
Use these research tools to find information related to Jewish Studies from sources such as scholarly articles, books and encyclopedias.Article Databases and Indexes Bibliographies ...
Overview: Scope of the CollectionsThe Judaica and Hebraica Collections in the Stanford University Libraries support research and instruction in all aspects of Jewish Studies:  history; ...
Synagogues360 offers a unique visual and historical experience of synagogues across North America, Europe and Asia from small, remote villages to cosmopolitan cities. Each synagogues included in ...
Magnes Collections Online is the portal for viewing and researching the holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.  The Magnes Collections Online ...
Application deadline is the first Monday in February by 5pm (February 3, 2014) The Magnes Fellowship in Jewish Studies was established to support for one academic year graduate students at the ...
Course listing, faculty and visiting scholars links, programs and announcements from the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. 
This guide provides general starting points for common approaches to research in Jewish Studies. For a basic introduction to Library research methods, see "How to Do Research in the ...
The UCLA Center for Jewish Studies sponsors nearly seventy courses a year in Jewish studies at UCLA, as well as some 50 lectures, symposia, and conferences on far-reaching topics in the field of ...
The University Archives documents the history of the University, particularly the Office of the President and the Berkeley campus, through the collecting of University publications and of records ...
The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is the only institution in the world devoted exclusively to post-doctoral research on Jewish civilization ...
The Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) presents UC Berkeley undergraduate students with the unique opportunity to work closely with the curatorial staff of The Magnes Collection ...
A list of bibliographic materials printed in the Yiddish language in California available on Wordlcat. This resource complements the collection of Western Americana Yiddish Imprints at The ...
The only resource of its kind, this encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to ...
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