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Jewish Studies

These resources support the Jewish Studies minor in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Article Databases

Online Resources

Books of Interest

Howard Lupovitch, the author of the first two books listed below, is the Director of Wayne State's Cohn-Haddow Center.


Haggadot are prayer books for the family Passover Seder meal, which is celebrated at home.  Intended to involve the entire family, it's not unusual for a household's Haggadah to be illustrated even today.  Some of the historic Haggadot below are beautifully illuminated, which also reflects the wealth and patronage of their owners.

Jewish Community Archives (Reuther Library)

Reference Resources

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