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Digitized Historical Magazines and Present-Day Academic Journals

Link Directory

This link directory lists digitized historical magazines and present-day academic journals in German and English. The majority of them offer online access. The directory also lists several reference works that are accessible in our public Reading Room or elsewhere via a DFG national license.

Academic Journals (in English)

The American Jewish Archives Journal
http://www.americanjewisharchives.org/journal

American Jewish History
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/american_jewish_history

Association for Jewish Studies Review
https://www.associationforjewishstudies.org/publications-research/ajs-review
https://journals.cambridge.org

East European Jewish Affairs
https://www.tandfonline.com

History and Memory
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/history_and_memory

Holocaust and Genocide Studies
https://hgs.oxfordjournals.org
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/holocaust_and_genocide_studies

Images. A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture
https://www.brill.nl

Jewish Culture and History
https://www.tandfonline.com/loi

Jewish History
https://www.springer.com/journal/10835

Jewish Political Studies Review
https://jcpa.org/jewish-political-studies-review

Jewish Quarterly Review
https://jqr.pennpress.org
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jewish_quarterly_review

Jewish Social Studies
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jewish_social_studies

Jewish Studies – An Internet Journal
https://www.biu.ac.il/JS

Jewish Studies Quarterly
https://www.mohrsiebeck.com/en/journal/jewish-studies-quarterly-jsq

Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
http://www.jhsonline.org/

Journal of Israeli History
https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/fjih20/current

Journal of Jewish Studies
https://www.jjs-online.net

Journal of Modern Jewish Studies
https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cmjs20/current

Journal of Semitic Studies
https://jss.oxfordjournals.org

Khulyot – Journal of Yiddish Research
http://yiddish.haifa.ac.il/khulyot

Leo Baeck Institute Year Book
https://leobaeck.oxfordjournals.org

Modern Judaism
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/modern_judaism

Prooftexts – A Journal of Jewish Literary History
https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/ptx

Shofar – An Interdisciplinary Journal in Jewish Studies
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/shofar/

Digitized Historical Journals

Aufbau (New York, N.Y. : 1934–2004)
https://archive.org/details/aufbau

Compact Memory – Historical Periodicals in Multiple Languages
http://sammlungen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/cm/nav/index/title/?lang=en

Journals Exclusively in Print

Ars Judaica. The Bar Ilan Journal of Jewish Art
https://online.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/loi/arsjudaica

Jewish Art
http://cja.huji.ac.il/Publications/JA

Rimonim – A Periodical of Jewish Art
http://cja.huji.ac.il/Publications/RIMONIM

Studies in Contemporary Jewry
https://ukcatalogue.oup.com/category/academic

Reference Works

Encyclopaedia Judaica
https://go.galegroup.com
Available in the Reading Room (for more information and hours of operation please visit our page for the Reading Room)

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
https://www.oxfordreference.com/view
Access with a national license of the German research funding organisation DFG, for example in our Reading Room (for more information and hours of operation please visit our page for the Reading Room)

World Biographical Information System Online (Jüdisches Biographisches Archiv)
https://db.saur.de/WBIS
Access with a national license of the German research funding organisation DFG, for example in our Reading Room (for more information and hours of operation please visit our page for the Reading Room)

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
https://www.yivoencyclopedia.org

The Charité During the Third Reich / Institute for the History of Medicine and Ethics in Medicine; Sabine Schleiermacher; Udo Schagen
The contribution entitled "Wer wurde vertrieben?" (Who was expelled? Expulsions from the Berlin Medical Faculty, 1933) offers the opportunity to search for expelled persons via names and brief biographies.
https://charite.zeit-archiv.de/index.html

Academic Journals (in German)

Frankfurter Judaistische Beiträge
https://www.gesellschaft-foerderung-judaistischer-studien.de (German only)

Medaon – Magazin für jüdisches Leben in Forschung und Bildung
https://www.medaon.de (German only)

Tribüne: Zeitschrift zum Verständnis des Judentums
http://www.tribuene-verlag.de/Zeitschrift.htm (German only)

Aschkenas: Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden
http://www.angelfire.com/de/aschkenas (German only)

Illustrierte Neue Welt
https://www.neuewelt.at (German only)

Jahrbuch für Antisemitismusforschung
https://www.tu-berlin.de/fakultaet_i/zentrum_fuer_antisemitismusforschung (German only)

Trumah: Zeitschrift der Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg
http://www.hfjs.eu/publik/trumah.html (German only)

Vereinigung für Jüdische Studien e. V., journal PaRDeS (since 2004), previously called VJS-Nachrichten (1997–2003), as well as the series Pri ha-Pardes (2007–2013)
https://www.v-j-s.org/ (PDFs for free on the pages "PaRDeS Heftarchiv" and "Pri ha-Pardes Heftarchiv", German only)