Archive for March, 2010

Yeshiva University Library Launches New Database

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Did you know that the Mendel Gottesman Library at Yeshiva University houses several hundred collections with many thousands of original documents in its Archives?  If so, did you ever wonder how you could find information about those documents?  All this is now easily available to you with the release of a new online database of […]

Updated HSL Library Hours

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The Library schedule for Hedi Steinberg Library has been updated for Purim and Midterms.  Click Library hours for service hours.

New database offers U.S. survey information since 1935

Monday, March 1st, 2010

We are pleased to announce the addition of Roper Public Opinion Archives to the Libraries’ online resources. This includes access to iPOLL, a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935, and to on-demand datasets via RoperExpress.  The resource includes data from Gallup polls, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, […]

New books from our faculty

Monday, March 1st, 2010

An Akkadian Lexical Companion for Biblical Hebrew : Etymological-Semantic and Idiomatic Equivalents with Supplement on Biblical  Aramaic, by Hayim Tawil. KTAV Publishing House, 2009. Prof. Hayim Tawil’s An Akkadian Lexical Companion for Biblical Hebrew is the fruit of many years of intensive effort. In this book, which will serve as an essential reference tool in […]

Otzar HaHochma is back

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The popular Otzar HaHochma database of over 41,000 traditional Hebrew publications is once again available at Yeshiva University.  The present version may be accessed on campus only, from University computers – YULIS computers in the Mendel Gottesman and Hedi Steinberg Libraries, as well as faculty and staff computers.  The functionality of the Otzar software is […]

Recent books by our alumni

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Dr. Allan Barsky – Ethics and Values in Social Work: An Integrated Approach for a Comprehensive Curriculum, Oxford University Press, 2010. Sara Diament – Talking to Children About Intimacy: A Guide for Orthodox Jewish Parents. Xlibris Corporation, 2009. � Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Meir Goodman – Great Torah Lights.   Devorah Publishing, 2008. Rabbi Dr. David Hartman […]

Updated Library Hours

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The Library schedule has been updated.  Click Library hours for service hours during Reading Period, Final Exams and Intersession.

Gifts from our own Enrich The Hedi Steinberg Library

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Lana Schwebel Collection Her taste in literature– from Shakespeare to murder mysteries – showed a highly cultured and curious mind. Lana Schwebel had begun a promising career as Professor of English at Stern College for Women before her fatal accident two summers ago, during a bus tour through Russia. Rabbi Philip and Lilly Schwebel have […]

New books from our faculty

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Jewish Ethics as Dialogue: Using Spiritual Language to Re-imagine a Better World, by Moses L. Pava. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Jewish Ethics as Dialogue is an innovative discussion of the translation and adaptation of the core moral and ethical values of Judaism to the modern, secular culture of society in general and the business community in […]

New books from our faculty

Monday, March 1st, 2010

ARABIAN TO AFRIKAN The economy sank. But our professors soared. This year Hedi Steinberg Library has seen new releases of three of our faculty members. Turkish courts, Boer Wars, British salons and imaginary realms – the following books take readers around the world. THE HUNGRY CLOTHES & OTHER JEWISH FOLKTALES, by Peninnah Schram. Diverse selection […]