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Judaic Studies

This research guide is intended to assist those doing research on Jewish topics. There is a separate research guide on the Holocaust.

Israel Union Catalogue


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Search WorldCat to find books in libraries throughout the United States and in selected libraries worldwide.  Books not available at Gelman can be requested via Consortium loan or Interlibrary loan.  In WorldCat look for the "Request this item through ILL" note in individual records.

National Library of Israel

Subject Headings

These ae some relevant subject headings. They can be used in the classic and library catalogues, in Worldcat, and in the National Library of Israel's catalogue.:

  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • Jewish Law
  • Commandments Six Hundred and Thirteen
  • Ashkenazim
  • Sephardim
  • Working class Jews
  • Hasidism
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Reform Judaism
  • Conservative Judaism
  • Reconstructionist Judaism
  • Humanistic Judaism
  • Mysticism Judaism
  • Haskalah
  • Mythology Jewish
  • Worship Judaism
  • Prayer Judaism
  • Parables Jewish
  • Fasts and Feasts Judaism
  • Jerusalem in Judaism
  • Palestine in Judaism
  • Israel
  • Israelis
  • Palestine
  • Gaza Strip
  • West Bank
  • Golan Heights
  • Zionism
  • Zionists
  • Jewish Nationalism
  • Labor Zionism
  • Religious Zionism
  • Revisionist Zionism
  • Zionism and Judaism
  • Jews Restoration
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