Jewish Studies Source

This rich full-text database offers a multidisciplinary view of the study of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. It is one of the only full-text databases that focuses exclusively on Jewish studies.

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At a Glance

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Content Includes

  • Full text for more than 450 publications
  • More than 36,000 newspaper articles
  • Nearly 350 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews

Subjects Include

  • Judaism
  • Jewish heritage
  • Jewish history
  • Mysticism
  • Kabbalah
  • Jewish philosophy

For Jewish studies online completists, JSS is a must-have.

Library Journal

Extensive Coverage

Jewish Studies Source provides a collection of active full-text journals and magazines with no embargo, as well as books, monographs, biographies and more. The database also offers extensive full-text backfiles, with titles that include:

  • KASHRUS back to 1990
  • Contemporary Jewry (formerly Jewish Sociology & Social Research) back to 1974
  • Western States Jewish History (formerly Western States Jewish Historical Quarterly) back to 1968
  • YIVO Annual of Jewish Social Science back to 1946

Providing many titles not available as full text in any version of Academic Search, Jewish Studies Source is a valuable resource for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of Jewish history and heritage.