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Resource Guide:
Judaism and Modern Israel

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
JudaismBM1-990
Principles of JudaismBM545-582
Practical JudaismBM650-747
Judaism Festivals and FastsBM690-695
Judaism Rites and CustomsBM700-720
Israel (Palestine). The Jews.DS101-151
Israel JerusalemDS109-109.94

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Commandments, Six hundred and thirteen.
  • Religious Zionism.
  • Women in Judaism.
  • Judaism--20th century.
  • Judaism and politics.
  • Judaism--Customs and practices.
  • Judaism--Doctrines.
  • Judaism--Hasidic rite.
  • Judaism--Israel.
  • Judaism--Liturgy.
  • Judaism--Palestine.
  • Judaism--Prayers and devotions.
  • Judaism--Sephardic rite--Customs and practices.
  • Israel.
  • Israel-Arab Border Conflicts, 1949-
  • Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949.
  • Israel--Armed Forces.
  • Israel--Boundaries.
  • Israel--Emigration and immigration.
  • Israel--Ethnic relations.
  • Israel. Keneset.
  • Israel--Military policy.
  • Israel--Politics and government.
  • Palestine.
  • Balfour Declaration.

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Israel in the Middle East : documents and readings on society, politics, and foreign relations, pre-1948 to the presentDS 126.5 .I784 2007
Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler stateDS 113.7 .R56 2013
Encyclopedia of Zionism and IsraelDS 149 .E597
Israel's Lebanon warREMOTE DS 87.53 .S3515 1984
The birth of the Palestinian refugee problem revisitedHV 640.5 .A6 M67 2004
A very political economy : peacebuilding and foreign aid in the West Bank and GazaHC 415.254 .B79 2000
What Is Modern Israel?eBook
Handbook of Israel: Major DebateseBook
Modern Judaism : An Oxford GuideeBook
The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible : How Scholars in Germany, Israel, and America Transformed an Ancient TexteBook
Jewish–Christian Difference and Modern Jewish Identity : Seven Twentieth-Century ConvertseBook
Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state / Shira RobinsonDS 113.7 .R56 2013
The making of a human bomb : an ethnography of Palestinian resistanceHV 6433 .P25 A28 2009
Unfree in Palestine : Registration, Documentation and Movement RestrictioneBook
The New Jew in Film : Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary CinemaeBook
The New Jew in Film : Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary CinemaBM 700 .D58
For the Love of God and People : A Philosophy of Jewish LaweBook
Judaism Today : An IntroductioneBook

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Israel studies : IS
  • Israel affairs
  • Israel Studies Review
  • Israel Studies Forum
  • Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics, and Culture
  • Journal of Palestine Studies
  • Judaism: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought
  • Women in Judaism
  • Journal of Judaism & Civilization
  • Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Experience
  • Quest : Issues in Contemporary Jewish History
  • G'vanim
  • Jewish Quarterly
  • Meorot : A Journal of Modern Orthodox Discourse
  • Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues
  • Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.