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Hebrew Language and Literature

This guide provides resources to learn Hebrew and find scholarly information on Hebrew literature.

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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Other Reference Sources

Bibliography of Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation
Reference PJ 5059 .B52

Encyclopedia Judaica, 2nd ed. A major resource for scholarly articles on Judaism and Jewish life.

Handbook of American-Jewish Literature
Reference PS 153 .J4 H365 1988

Jewish Bible: A JPS Guide, 2008. 

Klein, Ernest.  A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English. 
Reference PJ4833.K54 1987

Literature Resource Center.  Full text database of literary criticism, and bibliographies and biographies of major writers, with links to other web resources.

Masterpieces of Hebrew Literature: Selections from 2,000 years of creativity (JPS, 2008)

Oxford English-Hebrew, Hebrew-English Dictionary
Reference PJ 4833.O9 1995

Zinberg, Israel.  History of Jewish Literature.
Reference PJ 5008 .Z5313