Judaic, Yiddish and Israel Studies

Periodicals and Magazines

  • Jewish Review of Books
    Quarterly publication- Leading writers and scholars discuss the newest books and ideas about religion, literature, culture, and politics, as well as fiction, poetry, and the arts. Current year printed editions available in the East Reading Room.
  • Tablet Magazine
    Jewish life, arts, and ideas. Tablet magazine runs new pieces each day, in addition to posts on its blog, The Scroll. It also produces weekly installments of its podcast, Vox Tablet.
  • Mosaic Magazine
    Opinion pieces on Politics, Art, Religion and Culture in the Jewish experience. (revised Jewish Ideas Daily)
  • Jewniverse
    Exploring the "oddities" of Jewish culture- weekly newsletters including articles on Jewish food, Torah, history, holidays and reviews of new Jewish themed books.
  • The Jewish Daily Forward
    Yiddish and English Newspaper with a wide range of coverage- News, Opinion, Blog, Video, and Podcast. Some back issues available through the Library- Newspapers & Microforms.
  • Sh'ma Journal of Jewish Ideas
    E-zine and blog with collections of articles focusing on a weekly theme.

Scholarly Journals & Databases

אוקימתא  Oqimta

Annually published online academic journal for new research in Talmud and Rabbinics. Pieces in Hebrew and English included for download and online viewing (pdf). 

  • RAMBI (Index to Articles on Jewish Studies)
    Selective bibliography of articles in Jewish Studies and the study of Eretz Israel. Compiled from thousands of periodicals and from collections of articles in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages from the holdings of the Jewish National and University Library
  • JSTOR
    Includes over 1000 scholarly journals with access to more than 2 million articles. JSTOR is an archive which means that current issues (generally the most recent 3-5 years) of the journals are not yet available. For more sophisticated search capabilities, go directly to JSTOR Jewish Studies. UCB access required.
  • Project MUSE
    Several hundred scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Topics include literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others.

Israeli News

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