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Jewish Studies

(includes Near Eastern Studies - Judaica)

Contact: Paul Hamburg

Scope of Collection
All periods of Jewish History, Bible, Talmud, Rabbinic Literature, Hebrew and Yiddish Language and Literature, Israel and History of Zionism, Jewish life around the world. Serves Jewish Studies Program, Joint UCB-GTU Doctoral Program in Jewish Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Comparative Literature, History departments.

Collection Strengths
Bible, Rabbinic literature, Hebrew literature, Israel Studies.

Primary Languages and Formats
Hebrew, Yiddish (also Ladino and other Hebrew character languages). Monographs and Serials, small CD-ROM collection

Special Collections
XVIth and XVIIth century Hebraica in Bancroft Library.

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