Judaic Studies

Israel's Messenger Online

Description

The English language Zionist periodical Israel’s Messenger is an important source of knowledge about the Shanghai Jewish community in the years predating the establishment of the Jewish state and the role Jews of the time played in politics, science and international trade.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1904-1941
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11905
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Moses Maimonides, Unparalleled Editions

Description

One of the greatest Jewish sages of all times, Moses Maimonides, was not only an outstanding legal authority, compelling philosopher, and accomplished physician, but also the most influential Jewish spiritual leader of his age. The present selection of his works is wide in scope, since it embraces virtually the entire spectrum of Maimonides’ literary output. The sources collected here include the newly digitized original Unparalleled Editions collection of 290 microfiches containing 58 titles which are mostly Hebrew printed editions as well as imprints from the 16th up to and including the 20th century and examples of bilingual editions containing Hebrew and either Latin, Judeo-German, or French text. Added to the original collection from the British Library are further incunabula which expand and enhance access to this important leader’s life work.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
16th- 20th centuries
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11903
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Jerusalem Post, 1932-2008

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
PQHN
Palestine Post
Description

Digitized version of the English-language daily Jerusalem Post, 1932-2008. Covers Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World. Previous title: Palestine Post (1932-1950).

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1932 - 2008 (One year of additional content from 5 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11603
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Jewish Life in America c. 1654-1954

Alternative Titles
Sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York
Description

Contains a rich variety of original manuscript collections from the unique holdings of the American Jewish Historical Society in New York. Access to six major organisational collections and twenty-four collections of personal papers is provided. Personal collections  include a treasure trove of letters, scrapbooks, autobiographies, notebooks and other materials relating to the late 17th through to the mid-20th century.  Organizational content includes papers and documents from a variety of Jewish organizations. In addition to these diverse and interesting manuscript collections, rare printed books and pamphlets from the Soble and Rosenbach collections at the American Jewish Historical Society are also included. 

Type
E-Book(s)
Subject Gateway
Coverage
c. 1654-1954
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11421
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Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR) Online

Alternative Titles
EBR
Description

EBR offers a comprehensive and in-depth rendering of the current state of knowledge on the origins and development of the Bible according to its different canonic forms in Judaism and Christianity. At the same time, EBR also documents the history of the Bible's reception in Judaism and Christianity as evident in exegetical literature, theological and philosophical writings of various genres, literature, liturgy, music, the visual arts, dance, and film, as well as in Islam and other religious traditions and contemporary movements.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11253
Access
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Brill Online Reference Works

Alternative Titles
Brill Online
Description

Cross-search many of Brill's online reference works in African Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, European Studies, Jewish Studies, Medieval Studies, Near Eastern Studies, and Religious Studies including: African Studies Companion Online; Africa Yearbook Online; The Brill Dictionary of Religion; Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World; Brill's Encyclopedia of China; Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism; Brockelmann Online; Coptic Gnostic Library; Encyclopaedia of Islam (First Edition, Second Edition, Third Edition); Encyclopaedia of Judaism; Encyclopaedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles; Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān; Encyclopedia Islamica; Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Arabic Language & Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Christianity; Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World; Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage; Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle; Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures; History of Afghanistan; New Jacoby; New Pauly; Religion Past and Present; Supplementum Epigraphicum Graeceum

Type
Search Engine
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11119
Access
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Encyclopaedia of Judaism

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Judaism
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

Online version of The Encyclopaedia of Judaism, Second Edition (2005). This new edition of the prize-winning five volume Encyclopaedia of Judaism is now available online. More than 200 entries comprising more than 1,000,000 words are offered in a user-friendly environment, with the benefits of advanced search options and cross-searching with other reference works under Brill Online.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11111
Access
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Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World

Alternative Titles
EJIW
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World (EJIW) covers an area of Jewish history, religion, and culture which until now has lacked its own cohesive/discreet reference work. The Encyclopedia aims to fill the gap in academic reference literature on the Jews of Muslim lands particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. EJIW Online will be updated twice yearly with newly commissioned articles, illustrations, multimedia, and primary source material. The Outright Purchase price includes substantial additions of material in 2011 and 2012 (photographs, audio files, primary sources).

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11085
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Responsa Project

Alternative Titles
Global Jewish Database, Judaic Responsa, Bar Ilan University Responsa,
Description

Contains numerous works from the Jewish Responsa literature - rabbinic case-law rulings which represent the historical-sociological milieu of real-life situations. In addition, the database includes the Bible and Talmud and their principal commentaries; works about Jewish law and customs; major codes of Jewish law, such as Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and the Shulchan Aruch with its principal commentaries; midrashim, Zohar, etc.. Jewish knowledge, law, and lore across thousands of years is encompassed. Also includes the Entsiklopedyah Talmudit [Talmudic Encyclopedia].

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10967
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Talmudic Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Entsiḳlopedyah Talmudit
Description
The Talmudic Encyclopedia includes and explains more than 1500 values regarding Halachic laws and terms, Jewish customs and more - from the days of the Mishnah until the present. The concise values that are taken from the Talmudic literature, are written in a clear and focused way, and include the specific source references in detail.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10969
Access
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