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Resource Guide:
Judaism and Modern Israel

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
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

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • 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.

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

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

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • 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

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives