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

Oras Dezaoradas – Lily Henley

In this CD, the American singer and fiddler Lily Henley revisits the Judeo-Spanish songs of her childhood, drawing on her…

The Best Jewish Songs in the World

This CD contains 30 pieces of Hebrew and Yiddish music orchestrated by Benedict Silberman. Originally published by the Capitol label…

Canti del Tempio Maggiore di Roma (I tomo)

The first of two volumes devoted to the heritage of liturgical chants of the Jewish community of Rome, this work…

Anne Frank’s Diary

CD of the music of the animated film The Diary of Anne Frank by the composer and pianist Carine GUTLERNER,…