In recognition of the amazing work being done by Yoram Bitton, our Hebrew manuscript cataloger, and to let our users know about the wonderful treasures that we have hidden in our collection, Jewish Studies at CUL will be periodically posting an image and/or some information about a manuscript or rare book that we have in […]
Mordecai Kaplan Diaries Digitized and Online
The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary is pleased to make available the digitized diaries of Mordecai Kaplan. These diaries, written between 1913 and 1972, are a window into the thoughts of this towering figure over the course of most of the twentieth century. Kaplan’s diary reflects, often in intimate detail, on his work, the […]
JSTOR goes current for (some) Jewish Studies Journals!
Starting 1/1/2011, JSTOR will provide access to the complete runs of 174 journals as part of their new Current Scholarship program. In a first for JSTOR, these journals will not have a "moving wall," and JSTOR will provide access up to the current issue. Major presses taking part in this project include Indiana University Press, […]
Early American Jewish Communities and their Printed Texts – This week!
December 9, 2010 (6-7 PM) at the Museum of Biblical Art Professor Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History Director, Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History New York University, will focus on three aspects of Jewish life in early America as they reflect on the first Hebrew bible printed here. She […]
Princeton Geniza Project
Are you interested the wonderful world of the Cairo Geniza, but are overwhelmed by the amount of fragments out there? Wouldn’t you love a tool that just let you search the full-text of over 4000 documents from the Geniza (which you can then view on The Friedberg Genizah Project – but more about that at […]
Welcome to the new Jewish Studies @CUL blog! Here we aim to update the Jewish Studies communities about updates in the library to the Jewish Studies Collection, as well as Jewish book-related events in the NYC area. […]