Jewish Studies Source

Jewish Studies Source is a rich full-text database offering a multidisciplinary view of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. It provides hundreds of publications devoted to Jewish studies, including scholarly journals, magazines, books, monographs, biographies and more. 

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At a Glance

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Content Includes

  • More than 440 full-text publications
  • More than 42,000 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.