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"Subject headings" are terms that libraries use to refer to specific topics. Using them to search can help take some of the guesswork out of looking through the catalog, and help you find books you wouldn't think to look for!

Browse the shelves at these call numbers

Our books are arranged according Library of Congress call numbers. If you are interested in "browsing" the shelves and seeing what books are available, these would be some general areas to search through. Please note that some books will be located in different areas, so online searching is important too!

BM Religion -- Judaism

BM1-449 General

BM480-488.8 Pre-Talmudic Jewish literature (non-Biblical)

BM495-532 Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature

BM497-509 Talmudic literature

BM534-538 Relation of Judaism to special subject fields

BM545-582 Principles of Judaism (General)

BM585-585.4 Controversial works against the Jews

BM590-591 Jewish works against Christianity and Islam

BM600-645 Dogmatic Judaism

BM646 Heresy, heresies

BM648 Apologetics

BM650-747 Practical Judaism

BM750-755 Biography

BM900-990 Samaritans

DS101-151 World History -- Israel. Palestine. The Jews

DS109-109.94 Jerusalem

DS111-111.9   Antiquities

DS113.2-113.8 Ethnograhpy. Tribes of Israel

DS114-128.2   History

DS133-151      Jews outside of Palestine

PJ4501-519 Language and Literature -- Hebrew

PJ4543-4937 Language (Biblical and modern)

PJ4951-5000 Medieval Hebrew

PJ5001-5060 Literature

PJ5050-5060 Individual authors and works

PJ5061-5192 Other languages used by the Jews

PJ5111-5192 Yiddish

PJ5251-5259 Language and Literature -- Aramaic. Jewish Palestinian