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Jewish Studies

A beginning point for starting your research in Jewish Studies

What is background information?

Background information provides basic facts, history, descriptions and concepts about your topic.  Use only the information that you find useful in starting your research. You can always return to your sources if you need more in-depth information as you get deeper into your research topic.

Recommended books for background information

Reference books do not circulate and must be used in the library. 

Online Resources for Background Information

Begin your research by looking up your keywords in an online dictionary, encyclopedia or reference book.