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Profile of the collection

The Hebraica and Judaica Collection at the University Library in Frankfurt am Main, with more than 350,000 volumes, is the largest collection in Germany and one of the most important of its kind in the world.

We acquire literature and e-resources in various languages ​​and on diverse aspects of Jewish life, past and present.

Topics covered include:

  • the history of religion and intellectual history
  • the history of Jewish literature and culture
  • the economic and social history of the Jews
  • Jewish law
  • Diaspora and migration
  • Anti-Semitism and the history of the Holocaust
  • the geography and politics of the State of Israel and the Middle East conflict
  • and Jewish literature, especially modern Hebrew literature in original and translation

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