Jewish Studies

Explore research options for Jewish history, Hebrew and Yiddish literature, Jewish philosophy and religion

What's New

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On February 26, 2017, the Sheridan Libraries, along with the family and friends of the Rabbi Dr. Arthur Hertzberg celebrated the acquisition of the Hertzberg library and Dr. Hertzberg's personal papers.

  • Hertzberg's personal library of over 7000 books will be added to the library's collections. Once processed, you will be able to search on "Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg Scholarly Library" to retrieve the entire list of books.
  • In addition, Hertzberg's personal papers, including correspondence with important 20th century figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Henry Kissinger, will be available as a manuscript collection in Special Collections. The collection also includes photographs and other ephemera.

This Guide

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  • This online guide provides research strategies that can be used across the many fields in Jewish Studies as well as pages on specialized aspects of Jewish Studies.