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Jewish Studies Collections at the IUB Libraries
Strengths of the collection include Rabbinical literature and Biblical studies, Late antiquity, Jewish history, Zionism, Jewish philosophy and thought, Jewish Diaspora, Land of Israel history and geography, Holocaust- history, literature and personal narrative documentation and biography, Hebrew literature: Piyyutim, medieval and modern, Arab-Israeli conflict, Hebrew/Israeli language and culture. The Jewish Studies collections are complemented by strong collections in Slavic Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, History and Religion Studies, as well as by rare books and manuscripts in the collections of the Lilly Library.
At the end of World War II there were nearly 6,000,000 displaced people in Germany. Temporary camps were set up to house the displaced until they were able to either return home or…
In 1917 British foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour wrote in a letter to British Jewish community leader Baron Rothschild, "His Majesty's Government view with favour the…
The American Jewish Historical Society has rich holdings of archival materials documenting the life of Jewish communities in America, from their first arrival in New York in 1654…