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This database includes the full text of the Bible and its principal commentaries, the Babylonian Talmud with Rashi's commentary and Tosafot, the Jerusalem Talmud, the Mishneh Torah of Maimonides, Shulchan Aruch with commentaries, Midrashim, and hundreds of books of responsa.
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DBS Torah and CD ROM Library
Contains 512 books, including: Bible, Talmud, and Commentaries, Midrash, Ethics, and Mysticism. Searching and display is in Hebrew only.
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This upgraded edition of the classic Jewish resource was released in December 2006. It incorporates three decades of changes and the latest scholarship. Included are more than 21,000 signed entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by American, Israeli, and European subject specialists. Nearly half of the entries are updated and 2,600 are new. Also includes all yearbooks and decennials, and a rich media gallery of pictures, audio and video.
Index to Jewish Periodicals (available through EBSCOhost)
Indexes more than 150 English-language periodicals of Jewish interest, covering the years 1988-2006. Includes a search engine that allows you to search by author, title, publication, date, keyword, etc.
Jewish Studies Source (available through EBSCOhost)
This database contains over 400 full-text titles. Sources comprising the collection include full-text for leading academic journals within the discipline, monographs, related articles from major periodicals and newspapers, and over 1600 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews. This database includes 123 full-text journals & magazines. Jewish Studies Source also offers extensive full-text backfiles. In addition, Jewish Studies Source contains the entire Jewish Telegraphic Agency database from 1922 to present.
Searchable full-text database of more than 50 basic books of the Bible, Talmud, Commentaries, Ethics, and Mysticism, in Hebrew and English.
Citrix client software is no longer needed to access the Judaic and Soncino Classics Library. While we are fine-tuning the new set-up, it will be necessary to log in a second time, using feinberg as ID and elib$45 as the password. This is only temporary.
Greek, Hebrew, and Septuagint Bibles for your computer, as well as translations in English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and more. **Available on Asher Library computers only.