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Sources for background information

Encyclopedias, handbooks, atlas

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Core and additional databases

Periodical indexes, bibliographies, full-text databases

Multidisciplinary databases

Including Jewish Studies-related material.

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Newspapers

Electronic books Collections

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Yiddish resources

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Jewish law

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Jewish music

  • Florida Atlantic University Judaica Sound Archives The largest online collection of Judaic music in the world.
  • Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive A repository of sound recordings for researchers and students and searchable information that can aid in the study of Jewish music and culture, Jewish society, and the history of Jewish recordings(If you are not a student at Dartmouth College or at Hebrew College, you will need to register and demonstrate a legitimate scholarly or research purpose)
  • Jewish Music Institute A collection of books, sheet music, 78s, CDs, tapes and scores covering Jewish music from the middle-ages to the 21st century and spanning all genres including choral, cantorial, jazz, klezmer, Yiddish, Sephardi, Israeli and classical music.
  • Milken Archive of Jewish Music The largest collection of American Jewish music, including 800 hours of oral histories, 50,000 photographs and historical documents, and thousands of hours of video footage from recording sessions, interviews, and live performances, plus an extensive collection of program notes and essays.
  • Music Collection and Sound Archives The world's largest collection of ethnographic and commercial recordings of Israeli and Jewish music, from the National Library of Israel.
  • Naxos Music Library The world´s largest online classical music library. Search under Klezmer, Yiddish, Hebrew, Israeli, Cantorial
  • Nostalgia (Hebrew) Portal musica, shir, be-zemer
  • Otzar Ha-Zemer Ha -ivri Israel Broadcasting Authority site for streamed Israeli old songs.
  • Sephardic Pizmonim Project
  • Sephardic Music: a Century of Recordings This site showcases over 100 years of recorded Sephardic music, from the 78 rpm era to the present.
  • Zemereshet (in Hebrew) Thousands of recordings from the pre-state days of Israel to the 1950s, including the lyrics to songs.

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Selected Internet sites

Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

 

E-journals (Internet resources)

  • Dorot The McGill Undergraduate Journal of Jewish Studies
  • JEWISH STUDIES, AN INTERNET JOURNAL JSIJ is a peer-reviewed, electronic journal dealing with all fields of Jewish studies, published by the Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
  • Melilah  Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies
  • Quntres An Online Journal for the History, Culture, and Art of the Jewish Book.
  • Sephardic Horizons  An Online Journal about Sephardic culture, Sephardic music and the Ladino or Judeo-Spanish language.
  • WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL An academic, refereed journal published exclusively on the Internet, and devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism.

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