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Jewish Studies


This guide is designed to get you started with your Jewish Studies research at the Libraries. Get in touch if you have questions or need some additional guidance. My contact info is in the "World History Librarian" box. Email is the best way to contact me initially. I'm always happy to meet with you to discuss your research.

The Basics

Rutgers University Libraries comprises over twenty libraries and centers in New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, but the most substantial collection for history is located in the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus.  Here's a page with maps directing you to the all the Rutgers libraries.

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Jewish Studies Collections Near Rutgers

Note: The New York area is home to many first-rate collections!
*Rutgers faculty, students, and staff may visit these collections without charge and have quicker than usual access when borrowing their materials via Rutgers interlibrary loan.

 American Jewish Historical Society, at the Center for Jewish History.
 Center for Jewish History,
15 West 16th Street, NY
*Center for Judaic Studies Library
Penn, 420 Walnut St., Philadelphia
*The Dorot Jewish Division,
New York Public Library, 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, NY
 Gardner A Sage Library, New Brunswick Theological Seminary,
21 Seminary Place, New Brunswick
*Hebrew and Judaic Studies at NYU and the Bobst Library,
70 Washington Square South, NY
 Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey,
228 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick
 Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey,
901 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ
 The Jewish Museum,
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, NY
*Judaic Studies at Princeton and the Firestone Library,
One Washington Rd., Princeton
*Leo Baeck Institute, at the Center for Jewish History.
International center for German Jewish studies.
*Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary,
3080 Broadway, NY
*Mendel Gottesman Library Special Collections,
Yeshiva University, 2520 Amsterdam Ave., NY
 Museum of Jewish Heritage,
18 First Place, Battery Park City, NY
*Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, at the Center for Jewish History.
15 West 16th Street New York, NY

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