Libraries and archives

Academy for Jewish Religion

(New-York, USA) Institute dedicated to the training of rabbis and cantors. Archive catalogue online.
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Australian Archive of Jewish Music

(Melbourne, Australia) - Musical archives situated in the Monash university, with a special focus on Jewish music from Asia and Oceania. No online catalogue.
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Beit Hatfutsot - The Feher Jewish Music Center

(Tel-Aviv, Israel) The Feher Jewish Music Center of Beit Hatfutsot museum is engaged in the preservation, recording, and promotion of Jewish music. No catalogue or online (…)
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Berkeley Library University of California

(Berkeley, USA) Very large catalogue, but the access to digitalized documents is restricted to the university’s students
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Biblioteca Nacional Mariano Moreno

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Large catalogue, but no access to the documents online
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF)

(Paris, France) The Bibliothèque nationale de France collects, preserves and makes known the national documentary heritage.
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Brandeis University Libraries

(Waltham, USA) The libraries include special divisions dedicated to Jewish music. Online catalogue, but no online ressources.
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Brown University Library Catalog

(Providence, USA) Online catalogue, but access restricted to the University members. Over 1000 records when typing "Jewish Music"
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Center for Research on Dutch Jewry

(Jerusalem, Israel) Online catalogue, but no online ressources. Institute linked to the hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Centre de la culture judeo-marocaine

(Brussels, Belgium) A book and photography library online. Media library in construction Excerpts accessible.
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Centro Sefarad Israel

(Madrid, Spain) General library with online catalogue, but with small access to the documents (a few radio musical programs broadcasted by Radio Sefarad)
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Chicago Public Library Jewish Music Archive

(Chicago, USA) Some unique documents for the study of Jewish culture in the United States...
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Confederação Israelita do Brasil

(Brazil) - Founded in 1948, this center is the main organization representing the jewish community of Brazil. Several archives of photographies and videos are on their (…)
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Conservatorio Santa Cecilia

(Rome, Italy) General music library of Rome with several documents dedicated to music of Italian Jews. Online catalogue, but no online ressources.
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Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive

(Hanover, USA) Established in 2002, the Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive gathers a great number of audio recordings for researchers and students.
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Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM)

(Hanover, Germany) With over 6500 documents concerning Jewish music, the EZJM is part of the university of music, drama and media HMTMH.
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Felicja Blumental Music Center & Library

(Tel-Aviv, Israel) - The collections gather about 18.000 audio recordings, 20.000 CD’s. Online catalogue but no digitalized documents
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Florida Atlantic University (Molly Fraiberg Judaica Collections)

(Boca Raton, USA) Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of (…)
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Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews

(California, USA) A multimedia archive of ballads and other oral literature in Judeo-Spanish collected from 1957 to 1993.
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Freedman Jewish Music Archive

(Pennsylvania, USA) - Over 4000 audio files, mainly in Hebrew and Yiddish.
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Gratz College Schreiber Jewish Music Library

(Melrose Park, USA) The Tuttleman Library is an academic research library reflecting the multifaceted courses of study offered by Gratz College. Online resources have expanded the collection’s (…)
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Harvard University

(Cambridge, USA) Established in 1956, the Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library is part of the musical library of Harvard University. Online catalogue.
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Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

(USA) Research institute for the training of rabbis, cantors, teachers of Jewish studies, researchers...
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Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives

(Budapest, Hungary) The Hungarian Jewish Archives (HJA) is one of the richest Jewish archive collection in Europe, with documents dating from the end of the 18th century until (…)
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Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA)

(Paris, France) The Institut national de l’audiovisuel is a public institution in charge of the archiving of the audiovisual productions, their production, (…)
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