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Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies at Duke University is an interdisciplinary collaboration across a variety of Departments that seeks to explore all aspects of the Jewish experience.

Recommended Databases

RAMBI - the Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
Search for journal articles in the fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel

Encyclopedia Judaica
Searchable overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures

Jewish History Resource Center
Search for links to websites and resources related to Jewish History from Biblical times to the present

Index to Hebrew Periodicals
Search for articles from Hebrew periodicals,

newspapers and articles in other languages dealing with the land of Israel

Index to Jewish Periodicals
Search for English-language journal articles on Jewish history, activity, and thought

Electronic Tools and Ancient Near East Archives
Open access data pertaining to texts, presentations, and archeological projects surrounding the Ancient Near East and Ancient Mediterranean Worlds

Jewish Language Research
Text and sound samples, researchers, translators, and resources of Hebrew, Ladino, Yiddish, Judeo-Arabic, Jewish-English, etc

Center for Jewish History 
Contains online museum exhibits including books, documents, manuscripts, photographs and artifacts from the collections of the partners of the Center for Jewish History

The Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History
A collection of databases, texts, bibliographies, etc on various topics in Jewish history, as well as connections to centers, grants, and conferences in the academic world.