Judaica Librarianship, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Jewish Libraries, provides a forum for scholarship on all theoretical or practical aspects of Jewish Studies librarianship and cultural stewardship in the digital age; bibliographical, bibliometric and comprehensive studies related to Jewish booklore; historical studies or current surveys of noteworthy collections; and extensive reviews of reference works and other resources, including electronic databases and informational websites.

Current Volume: Volume 18 (2014)

This is the first online issue of Judaica Librarianship. The full text of the articles in this volume is available to AJL members. Membership information is provided on the sidebar, under Subscription Information. If you experience any access difficulties, please contact the editor.

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Vol. 18 Editor's Note
Rachel Leket-Mor


Letter to the Editor
Bella Hass Weinberg

In Memoriam


Chana Mlotek, 1922–2013
Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel

Our Collections

Essays and Research

Literature Review


The Library
Larry Frankel, 2012

More about the Cover Art

Rachel Leket-Mor
Arizona State University Libraries
Email the Editor
Associate Editor for Reviews
James Rosenbloom
Brandeis University Libraries
Editorial Board
Zachary M. Baker
Stanford University Libraries
Pearl Berger
Yeshiva University Libraries
Annette Goldsmith
University of Washington
Arthur Kiron
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Roger Kohn
Library of Congress
James Rosenbloom
Brandeis University Libraries
Barry Dov Walfish
University of Toronto Libraries
Judy Wolfthal
Dina Herbert
National Archives
Haim Gotschalk
Indiana University Libraries