The collections

The collections of the European Institute of Jewish Music (EIJM) are available to all from the Halphen multimedia library in Paris or online with the Rachel catalogue. Associated center to the National French Library (BNF), Rachel is the collective catalogue of the European network of Judaica and Hebraica libraries. It was created in 2004 by the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s library, the Maison de la culture yiddish – Medem Library and the Library of the Séminaire Israélite de France.

Located in Paris 13, the Henriette Halphen media library is open to the public from Monday to Thursday by appointment.

The online catalogue provides access to over 80,000 recordings of Jewish music, 380,000 pages of sheet music, 1,000 books,…

The EIJM digitized and archived Main Holgings.

Focus on some treasures of our collections (CDc, books, sheet music) to deepen the encounter with Jewish music

Our latest acquisitions

Kantikas i Dichas Infantiles Sefardis

This remarkable boxset, comprising a CD with 12 songs, a booklet and a DVD, results from the collaboration between the…

Nora Bisele

Released in 2021, this first album from the duet of singers and musicians Nora Bisele gather 12 songs mixing French…

Fromental Halévy (1799 – 1862) – Sa vie, sa musique

The result of in-depth research, this book by Karl Leich-Galland presents the life and work of Fromental Halévy, an Israelite…

Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann

Fourth opus from the serie Music in Exile, the CD Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann, released by Chandos on August…