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(80) E-Books In 'Judaic Studies'
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Important Judaic Studies E-Books

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Adriano Cappelli. Lexicon abbreviaturarum : dizionario di abbreviature latine ed italiane usate nelle carte e codici specialmente del medio-evo riprodotte con oltre 14000 segni incisi
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Ahad Ha`am (Asher Tsvi Ginzberg, 1856-1927)
Also Known as: אחד העם
Complete Hebrew works online (in progress)....   [more]
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    Project Ben-Yehuda
    Project Ben-Yehuda English FAQ

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Aleppo Codex
Requires Flash...   [more]
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    כתר א״צ

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American Jewish Year Book
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ARTFL
The ARTFL Project (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) consists of nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction p...   [more]
    ARTFL-FRANTEXT

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Ben Yehuda Project
A voluntary association that is engaged in creating electronic editions of Hebrew literature and their concentration on a website for the public good, free and freely use. ...   [more]
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Bible in Hebrew
Mechon Mamre offers online editions in Hebrew (including one with cantillation marks), one in English (JPS 1917), and one in parallel Hebrew and English (voweled Hebrew and JPS English). Unicode comp...   [more]
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Bibliographia geographica Palaestinae: ab anno CCCXXXIII usque ad annum M.
Swiss explorer, physician and adventurer Titus Tobler here produced a bibliography of geographical descriptions, both manuscripts and printed, written by travelers to the Holy Lands....   [more]
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Bibliotheca Iiddica
Biblioteca Augustana's anthology of [romanized] Yiddish Literature from the 11th to the 20th century....   [more]
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    Alphabetic Index (by author)
    Chronological Index
    Bibliotheca Augustana

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CAL - Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon
Hebrew Union College. Current editors are Prof. Stephen A. Kaufman of HUC and Prof. Joseph A. Fitzmyer of Catholic University of America (emeritus), with Prof. Michael Sokoloff of Bar Ilan Universi...   [more]
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Chazzanut Online
Comprehensive site on Jewish Liturgical Music (chazzanut), with a large collection of cantorial music scores, midi sound, annotated links and background information. ...   [more]
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Children's Books
The Center for Jewish History recently completed a pilot project to digitize and make freely accessible online 40 Yiddish and Hebrew children's books, many of which are richly illustrated, from th...   [more]
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Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the midrashic literature with an index of scriptural quotations / compiled by Marcus Jastrow.
Also Known as: Jastrow Dictionary
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    Volume 1
    Volume 2
    ETANA-ABZU
    Alternative site, 1903 edition

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Digitized Ladino Library
The purpose of this Digitized Ladino Library is to place on the Internet a corpus of Ladino printed books, or even a few manuscripts, for easy access by scholars as well as students of Ladino througho...   [more]
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Ephraim Deinard (1846-1930)
"The Hebrew publications of Ephraim Deinard comprise a trove of historical and bibliographic material relating to Russian, Palestinian, and American Jewish history, Crimean and Karaite studies, anti-H...   [more]

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Esslingen Mahzor
Separated at some unknown time in the past, the original volume is now re-united electronically for the first time....   [more]
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ETANA: Electronic Tools and Ancient Near Eastern Archives
ETANA is a cooperative project. ETANA commits to selecting the most useful of volumes Ancient Near Eastern studies, converting them to an electronic format, archiving them in a central repository, an...   [more]
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    Listing of Core Texts made available through ETANA (sorted by Title).
    Listing of Core Texts made available through ETANA (sorted by Author).
    Search for ETANA Core Text titles in ABZU.

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Gnostic Society Library
Includes texts from the Nag Hammadi Library, other gnostic, Manichaean, Mandaean writings, and polemical writings against these groups. ...   [more]
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Hannah Arendt Papers (Library of Congress)
The papers of the author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) . Located in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress, they constitute a large and diverse collection ...   [more]
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Harvard Library Judaica Division's publications
Some 100 publications issued by the Harvard Library's JThey include catalogs of exhibitions from Harvard's Judaica Collection, lectures and articles related to aspects of the Judaica Collection, proc...   [more]
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Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934)
Also Known as: חיים נחמן ביאליק
Complete Hebrew works online (in progress)....   [more]
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Supplemental URLs
    Project Ben-Yehuda
    Project Ben-Yehuda English FAQ

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Hebrewbooks.org
Hebrewbooks.org was founded in order to preserve old Hebrew books that are out of print and/or circulation. Specializes in rabbinc texts from early part of the 20th century. Books available in PDF f...   [more]
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Immanuel ben Solomon - Italian Poems
Complete Italian Poems of Immanuel ben Solomon (also known as Immanuel Romano, Manoello Giudeo), ca. 1265-ca. 1330....   [more]
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Internet Sacred Text Archive
This site is a freely available archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics. Texts are presented in English translation and, in some cas...   [more]
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JNUL Digitized Book Repository
The Jewish National and University Library is proud to announce the first stage of a project to digitize rare and out-of-print monographs from its collection. An initial group of some 100 volumes h...   [more]
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Juden-schul - Synagoga Judaica
Also Known as: Synagoga Judaica
By Johannes Buxtorf, the elder (1564-1629), originally printed in Basel 1603 (German) and Hanau 1604 (Latin). Translation of the Basel 1643 German edition by Alan D. Corre'....   [more]
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Kaufmann medieval Hebrew Manuscripts Collection in the Oriental collection of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
The Hungarian Academy of Sciences has posted online a small part of the MSS collection of David Kaufmann. This collection includes the most important MS of his collection, and one of the most importan...   [more]
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Legends of the Jews
The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volumes I - IV Philologos Religious Online Books Philologos.org ...   [more]
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Livornina - Ferdinando I De' Medici [Document Inviting Jewish Merchants to Settle in Livorno and Pisa] - Florence, 10 June 1593
Online facsimile of MS LJS 379 (SCETI - Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image). "One of the single most important documents of early modern history, indeed-the legal foundation of Jewish to...   [more]
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Mahzor Worms
Also Known as: מחזור וורמייזא
Festival prayerbook according to the Ashkenazi rite, for the use of hazanim (cantors) in the synagogue, containing mainly cycles of piyyutim (liturgical hymns). 2 vols. of different origin, written on...   [more]
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    Jewish National and University Library - Shapell Digitization Project
    Articles
    Requires DjVu Plugin

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Mechon Mamre
The Hebrew Bible (Tanach) in four editions in Hebrew (including one with cantillation marks), one in Aramaic (Targum Onqelos), one in English (JPS 1917), and one in parallel Hebrew and English (vowele...   [more]
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Menasseh Ben Israel (1604-1657) Project (Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana)
The Bibliotheca Rosenthalian's digital collection of books, manuscripts and letters by Menasseh ben Israel....   [more]
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Mishnah
Mechon Mamre online edition....   [more]
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Mishnah Torah by Maimonides - Hebrew and English
Mechon Mamre...   [more]
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Moreh nevukhim / le-Rabenu Mosheh ben Maimon ; tirgem me-ʻArvit ṿe-hosif heʻarot, nispaḥim u-mafteḥot Mikhaʾel Shṿarts ; ʻarikhah, Daṿid Tsari.
Also Known as: ‏מורה נבוכים
New Hebrew translation of Maimonides Dalālat al-ḥāʾirīn - Guide for the perplexed, by Michael Schwartz ....   [more]
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    Table of contents
    חפש
    Tel Aviv University Press

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National Digital Library Polona - Yiddish Texts
National Digital Library POLONA, from the National Library of Poland, presents a selection of the most outstanding representatives of Yiddish literature written before World War II: poets, novelists, ...   [more]
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NLI database of digitized books with full text
As of January 2015, 2011 books are available....   [more]
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Old Babylonian Text Corpus
The Old Babylonian Text Corpus (OBTC) comprises a large text database of the Old Babylonian Akkadian Language (currently more than 71000 text lines, letters, documents, legal texts, royal inscriptions...   [more]
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Supplemental URLs
    search & edit texts
    search & edit dictionary
    Catalogue of Old Babylonian Signs

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Online Treasury of Talmudic Manuscripts
The Jewish National and University Library, David and Fela Shapell Family Digitization Project and the Hebrew University Department of Talmud are happy to present to the public the Online Treasury of ...   [more]
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    English Introduction

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Otzar Hahochma
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Patrologia Latina
The Patrologia Latina Database is an electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855,...   [more]

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Patrologiae Graecae
An electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologiae Graecae, published between 1857-1866. To access the contents, click on the links on the Tables of Content a...   [more]

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Perseus Digital Library
Also Known as: Perseus
Perseus is an evolving digital library, engineering interactions through time, space, and language. The primary goal is to bring a wide range of source materials to as large an audience as possible. ...   [more]
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Pirqe Rabbi Eliezer Electronic Text Editing Project
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion ...   [more]
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Porta Hebraica
Porta Hebraica is an interdisciplinary pilot project in cooperation with scholarly work groups in the fields of Jewish history and culture, information and library science. The term Hebraica refers ...   [more]
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Project Ben-Yehuda
Also Known as: פרויקט בן-יהודה
Project Ben-Yehuda aims to make accessible the classics of Hebrew literature (poetry and prose at first, and then essays etc.) to the reader of Hebrew. For that purpose, the literary works are conver...   [more]
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Supplemental URLs
    English FAQ

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Project Gutenberg
Also Known as: Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or eTexts). Over 6,200 texts are available....   [more]
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Quran
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Rashi, by Maurice Liber; tr. from the French by Adele Szold. Philadelphia, The Jewish publication society of America, 1906
Project Gutenberg; etext produced by Geoffrey Cowling....   [more]
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Second Nuremberg Haggadah
The "Second Nuremberg Haggada" is an illuminated manuscript Haggada, apparently from the mid-15th century. Its name derives from its being held by the German National Museum in Nuremberg from the ...   [more]
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Sefer Yetzirah and Excerpts from Saadia's Commentary
From Saadia ben Joseph (al-Fayyumi), Commentaire sur le Sifer Yesira ou Livre de la Criation par Le Gaon Saadya de Fayyoum, trans. & ed., M. Lambert, Paris, Emile Bouillon, Editeur, 1891); translated ...   [more]
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SeforimOnline.org
"This web site is dedicated to making old seforim of Rishonim and Acharonim available over the internet. All of the seforim available on this web site are completely free ... Most of them are out-of-...   [more]
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Selected Digitized Documents Related to the Holocaust and Refugees, 1933-1945 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
This digital collection consists of documents selected from across the holdings of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library archives. Selections reflect the Roosevelt administration's involvement in the even...   [more]
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Soncino Talmud
The Soncino Talmud is now available for free online....   [more]
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Spinoza Electronic Texts
Electronic versions of books and essays by the Jewish-Portuguese-Dutch Philosopher Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)....   [more]
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Sumerian Mythology; a Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium B.C.
By Samuel Noah Kramer. E-text from the Revised Edition, 1961. John Bruno Hare, redactor....   [more]
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Talmud Bavli - Babylonian Talmud
Mechon Mamre online version....   [more]
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Talmud Yerushalmi - Jerusalem Talmud
Mechon Mamre online version....   [more]
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Talmud Yerushalmi (Leiden Bomberg Edition)
This is a full-text digital reproduction from the Leiden University Library of their copy of the first edition of the Talmud Yerushalmi (Jerusalem Talmud) printed by Daniel Bomberg in Venice in 1523. ...   [more]
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Talmud Yerushalmi Leiden Codex
The Jerusalem Talmud: a gem from the Leiden Hebrew collections The Talmud is the great repository of the Jewish rabbinic tradition. The most prominent collection originated in Babylonia (Mesopotami...   [more]
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Talmud Yerushalmi Online
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Tanach - תנ״ך
Also Known as: Biblia Hebraica Westmonasteriensis
An XML Unicode version from the electronic version of the Leningrad Codex of the Hebrew Bible maintained by the Westminster Hebrew Institute....   [more]
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    Biblia Hebraica Westmonasteriensis pre-release alpha version

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TanakhML Project - the Hebrew Bible in XML
TanakhML Project aims at providing scholars with efficient tools for travelling over the Bible in Hebrew, as well as with a common descriptive language for describing the structure of the Bible accord...   [more]
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Targum Onkelos to the Pentateuch
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Targumic Texts (International Organization for Targumic Study)
Targum Pseudo-Jonathan and Onkelos to the Pentateuch: An 1862 translation by J.W. Etheridge. Targumim to the Megilloth Targum Psalms: A new translation (2001) by Edward M. Cook. ...   [more]
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Tekufat ha-Haskalah be-Vilna (The Period of Jewish Enlightenment in Vilna),
Scan by The National Library of Israel of Shmuel Werses M.A. Thesis; Jerusalem, Hebrew University, 1938. In Hebrew....   [more]
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The Bible In Yiddish - Seyfer Koheles (Ecclesiastes)
Translation of Mendl Lefin Satanover (Zaborz, Mendel ben Yehudah Leyb, 1749-1826)....   [more]
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The Bible in Yiddish - Yehoash Translation
Translation of Yehoash (pseudonym of Yehoyesh-Shloyme Blumgarten [Yehoash-Solomon Bloomgarden]) , d. 1927. PDF...   [more]
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The Dispersion of Egyptian Jewry: Culture, Politics, and the Formation of a Modern Diaspora. By Joel Beinin
In this provocative and wide-ranging history, Joel Beinin examines fundamental questions of ethnic identity by focusing on the Egyptian Jewish community since 1948. A complex and heterogeneous people,...   [more]
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    eScholarship Editions
    University of California Press

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The Syriac Library
This page contains a collection of public domain texts in Syriac. All texts are in Unicode and use the Beth Mardutho fonts. * New Testament * Eusebius of Caesarea: Encomium on the martyrs ...   [more]
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    Peshitta Syriac New Testament
    Eusebius of Caesarea: Encomium on the martyrs
    Thomas of Edessa: De nativitate
    Beth Mardutho Meltho OpenType Syriac Fonts

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The World of Yiddish / Di velt fun yidish / haOlam haYidi
The World of Yiddish / Di velt fun yidish / haOlam haYidi is devoted to Yiddish language, literature and folklore. Special attention is given Hebrew-Yiddish relations and the generations of bilingual ...   [more]
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Tosefta
Mechon Mamre online version...   [more]
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UPenn Online Books - Books on Judaism (Call Numbers Starting With BM)
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edif...   [more]
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UPenn Online Books - Bible (Call Numbers Starting With BS)
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edif...   [more]
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Writings of Maimonides - Manuscripts and Early Print Editions
In commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the death of Moses Maimonides, the Jewish National and University Library is proud to present to the public digital copies of Maimonides manuscripts and ea...   [more]
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    Jewish National and University Library - Shapell Digitization Project
    Requires DjVu Plugin

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Yiddish Prints - Frankfurt University Library
Also Known as: Jiddische Drucke - Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main
The Collection "Yiddish Prints" contains about 800 very valuable Yiddish books that belong to the Frankfurt University Library. The texts were printed in Hebrew letters in West, Central and East Europ...   [more]
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    Jiddische Drucke - German language site

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Yizkor Books Online
The New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer provides page-turner technology to read or consult crystal-clear digital images of complete Holocaust memorial books, exactly as issued. 650 of...   [more]
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Related Judaic Studies E-Books

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eHRAF World Cultures
Also Known as: eHRAF Collection of Ethnography
The Collection of Ethnography, established 1949, currently contains nearly one million pages of information on over 360 cultures of the world, past and present. Each culture case contains a variet...   [more]
Holdings: Updated in annual installments.
Supplemental URLs
    eHRAF User Guides
    Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM): Topics and Subjects
    Culture List for All Formats (Outline of World Cultures - OWC)
    Basic Guide to Cross-Cultural Research
    Overview and User Tips (obsolete)

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Gallica
A digitization project of the Bibliothhque nationale de France. "Gallica 2," in trial mode through 2008, includes 60,000 books and 80,000 images (all out of copyright) as well as "thousands" of in-cop...   [more]
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Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialen
Also Known as: TITUS
Indo-European studies web portal. Includes online bibliographies, collections of texts, dictionaries, fonts, and much more on all Indo-European languages....   [more]
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