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

Soul of Yiddish

Travelling between her love of classical music and the folk repertoire of Eastern Europe, where she finds her roots, Noëmi…

Rose en Ciel

Book-CD. Poetic and musical tale, created by Mirélè Rozen. Alternating stories and traditional songs, mainly in Yiddish, presented with their…

Dorothée – A bikhele Lider

A tribute to Dorothée Vienney, a Yiddish teacher who passed away on February 23, 2021 at the age of 86,…

Viniciu Moroianu performs George Enescu

This disc gathers works for piano and chamber music by the Romanian composer George Enescu, including two original pieces :…