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Israel/Palestine in World Politics (Levin)

To support research in Dr. Geoffrey Levin's course (JS 471W/POLS 490/HIST 496W/MESAS 470W)

Digital Collections


Kotar is a collection of Hebrew e-books including reference materials, scholarly books, biographies, and other materials related to Israeli and Jewish topics published over the last 50 years.

Lexicon of Modern Hebrew Literature

This extensive lexicon, compiled by Joseph Galron-Goldschlager, includes a description and bibliography for nearly every important author of Hebrew literature. (In Hebrew) 

The web site of the Israeli parliament lists members, current political factions, committees, elections statistics and reproduces various documents of importance.

Center for Jewish History Digital Collections

Portal for digital collections of the CJH and its five partner organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, The American Sephardi Federation, The Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research,

Center for Palestine Studies Projects

Housed at Columbia University, the collections include oral history projects, films, maps, digitized newspapers, etc.

National Library of Israel Digital Collections

Main page for the National Library's rich digital resources.


Online Encyclopedias

Jewish Encyclopedia
A website which contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations.

YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
This encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. This Web site makes accurate, reliable, scholarly information about East European Jewish life accessible to everyone.