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Resources for Jewish Studies compiled by Jared Ingersoll

Jewish Studies Library, 140 Buttrick Hall

Then click on Advance Search; then in “Library” click on VUCenters; then in “Location” click on JStudies; then click on “Search”

New acquisitions to the Jewish Studies catalogue are posted monthly at:
Vanderbilt Divinity Library Resources for Jewish Studies

The Mary and Harry Zimmerman Judaica Collection (housed in the Divinity
School Library)

Resources for Biblical Studies, the Ancient Near East, and Judaica

The Glatzer Collection and Archives (housed in Special Collections at
the Central Library)


Perpetual Jewish/Gregorian Calendar

Jewish Data Bank (repository of social scientific studies of North American

Jewish Encyclopedia

Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

Meggido Archeological Dig

Local, National and International Resources

Virtual Religion Network

Southern Jewish Historical Society

The Jewish History Resource Center

Association for Jewish Studies

“New Lives: Coming to America” – Online exhibition featuring the stories of more than 400 Holocaust survivors who emigrated to Georgia.

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VU Connections

Vanderbilt Hillel

Chabad Student Center at Vanderbilt University

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Study Abroad

Vanderbilt Global Education


MASA enables young Jews (18 to 30) from around the world to build a lasting relationship with Israel, strengthen their Jewish identity, and gain meaningful and beneficial experiences by participating in a long-term program in Israel.

Study Abroad Programs in Israel

The Israel University Consortium (IUC) brings together five major Israeli universities in a partnership to support the thousands of students studying abroad at Israeli universities each year and to collaborate with study-abroad professionals at universities throughout North America.

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Jewish Nashville

Community Organizations

Gordon Jewish Community Center

Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Jewish Family Service of Nashville and Middle Tennessee



Congregation Micah (Reform)

Sherith Israel (Orthodox)

The Temple (Congregation Ohabai Sholom) (Reform)

West End Synagogue (Conservative)

Center for Jewish Awareness Chabad


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