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Judaism and Jewish Studies: the work of John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan and Adolph Saphir TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | New College Library holds collections of and about a number of individuals who gathered material and wrote extensively on Judaism and Jewish Studies, motivated by their interest in the conversion …Continue reading →

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Freedom to read, freedom to believe #BannedBooksWeek TAGS: | | | | | | | A guest post by Eleanor Rideout, IS Helpdesk Assistant Banned Books Week, held the week of September 24th in 2017, is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. New …Continue reading →

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Jewish Studies Collections at New College Library : archives TAGS: | | | Currently on display at New College Library for the British Association for Jewish Studies Conference to Edinburgh at New College is this lovely manuscript item from New College’s historic archive collections, …Continue reading →

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Jewish Studies Collections at New College Library : nineteenth and twentieth centuries TAGS: | | | | | | | The British Association for Jewish Studies Conference to Edinburgh at New College today covers a wide range of topics under its theme of ‘Jews on the Move’ including the theme of …Continue reading →

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Jewish Studies Collections at New College library : early books TAGS: | | | | | | This week New College welcomes the British Association for Jewish Studies Conference to Edinburgh. Delegates are welcome to visit New College Library where they’ll find a display of Jewish Studies …Continue reading →

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“Sorry, Foakes Jackson, I am for real”* TAGS: | | | | | Our colleague, Patrick Murray, has begun work cataloguing the W. F. Jackson collection, initially, as part of the Funk Cataloguing Project. This collection has been at New College for many …Continue reading →

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Divinity Approaches to Research – Resources for Jewish Studies TAGS: | | | Jewish sacred texts, biblical scholarship and devotional works in Hebrew can be discovered throughout New College Library’s Special Collections.

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New College Library’s Torah Scroll TAGS: | | | | | | | | New College Library’s Torah Scroll (Pentateuch) was on display to visitors today in the Funk Reading Room. Scrolls such as these are an integral part of Jewish communal life, being …Continue reading →

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Bar Ilan Global Jewish Database now on trial TAGS: | | | | | | The Bar Ilan Global Jewish Database is now on trial until 20 June. The Bar Ilan Responsa Project is the world’s largest electronic collection of Torah literature of its kind. …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library – May TAGS: | | | | | | | New College Library has a regular display of new books at the far end of the Library Hall, close to the door to the stacks. New in this month  is Religion …Continue reading →

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