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Full Text Databases


In the Reading Room, you have access to the following encyclopedias and databases on history, philosophy, and religion, in addition to historical and current periodicals:

Encyclopedias

Encyclopaedia Judaica
Licensed – accessible at the Jewish Museum Berlin

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
DFG national license – accessible at the Jewish Museum Berlin

World Biographical Information System Online  [Jewish Biographical Archive]
DFG national license – accessible at the Jewish Museum Berlin

The Memorial Book of the Federal Archives for the Victims of the Persecution of Jews in Germany (1933-1945)
Accessible via the Internet

Jewish Communities in Germany - (in German)
Accessible via the Internet

Berlin Directory for the years 1799 to 1943
Accessible via the Internet

Jewish Directory for Greater Berlin 1931
- (in German)
Accessible via the Internet

History of Art and Culture

Synagogue Internet Archive
Accessible via the Internet

Epidat - the Database of Jewish Epigraphy
Accessible via the Internet

Auction Catalogues digitized - German Art Sales 1930-1945
Accessible via the Internet

History

DigiBaeck: German-Jewish History Online
Accessible via the Internet

Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement 1945-1950  [currently not available]
DFG national license – accessible at the Jewish Museum Berlin

Federal Agency for Civic Education - Dossier Antisemitism - (in German)
Accessible via the Internet

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
Accessible via the Internet

Philosophy and Religion

Freimann Collection - Collection of Judaica until 1932, Library of the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (in German)
Accessible via the Internet

Historical Periodicals

Compact Memory – Jewish periodicals between 1806 and 1938 (in German)
Accessible via the Internet

Current Periodicals

Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook [1956 – 1995]
DFG national license – accessible at the Jewish Museum Berlin

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