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Jewish Heritage Month Resources @ Your Library

Jewish Heritage Month Resources @ Your Library

May is Jewish Heritage Month which celebrates the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture, and society. To learn more, you can visit the official website created by The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Services, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum here.

In addition, please enjoy a small selection of resources from the Fletcher Library related to Jewish Heritage Month below.

A Story of Jewish Experience in Mississippi by Leon Waldoff (eBook)

This eBook reveals the experience of the Jewish community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from the 1920s - 1960s through the perspective of the author, his parents, and individuals in his community.  

American Jewish History

AJH is an academic journal that provides articles, commentaries, and book reviews on all aspects of the settlement, history, and life of Jews on the American continent and on the causes and nature of Jewish emigration from various parts of the world to the U.S.

Doing Business in America: A Jewish History edited by Hasia R. Diner

This eBook rises to the challenge of taking on the long-unspoken taboo subject of Jews and business. Acknowledging that Jewish business has had and continues to have a profound impact of American culture and development, this work explores an array of key topics in this important and growing area of research.

Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture & History

This peer-reviewed resource provides a forum for younger and established scholars engaged in research at the cutting edge of contemporary Holocaust studies.

Jewish Culture and History

Jewish Culture and History, an academic journal, publishes current research in Jewish social history, cultural studies and political history, including younger scholars, established specialist, and reviews. 

Jewish History

Jewish history is a journal which covers the full chronological and geographical range of the Jewish historical experience and is meant to be a meeting place in print for historians with a focus in Jewish historical writing.

Jewish Social Studies

JSS is an academic journal with the aim of advancing the understanding of Jewish life and the Jewish past; key themes are issues of are issues of identity and peoplehood, the vistas opened by the integration of gender as a primary category in the study of history, and more.

Jewish Quarterly Review

JQR is the oldest English-language journal in the field of Jewish studies. In JQR the ancient stands alongside the modern, the historical alongside the literary, and the past alongside the present.

Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies & Gender Issues

Nashim provides an international, academic forum for the innovative work being done in the many areas of research that comprise the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies.

Typically Jewish by Nancy Kalikow Maxwell (eBook)

This eBook offers ancient and contemporary insight into what it means to be “typically Jewish” today in America.