Profile of the collection
The » Hebraica and Judaica Collection at the University Library Frankfurt am Main is the largest collection of its kind in Germany and among the most important in the world, holding more than 250,000 volumes.
We acquire literature and electronic resources in various languages, covering manifold aspects of Jewish life in 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 Israeli fiction poetry and drama in Hebrew and in translation