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Jewish Los Angeles

Librarian for Jewish and Israel Studies

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Diane Mizrachi
A1540K Charles E. Young Research Library
(310) 825-6523
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Research Assistance

Research assistance in the social sciences and humanities is available at the Charles E. Young Research Library. See Reference and Research Help for complete reference service options.

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Finding Books

To locate print resources in a library near you, search these catalogs:

Comprehensive Accounts of Jewish Life in Los Angeles

The UCLA Library houses hundreds of books about Los Angeles' history and American Jewish history that can be accessed through the UCLA Library Catalog. Listed below are the most comprehensive of these studies, each of which provides an overview of Los Angeles' Jewish history.


UCLA dissertations, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

YRL Stacks and SRLF LD791.9.N3


Below is a selection of e-books and e-book collections. Some are freely available, others are subscription services, so remote access may be necessary when accessing from off-campus.

Google Books

Google Book Search

Romanization Tables

Click the links below to see Library of Congress Romanization tables, which you will need in order to locate UCLA Library holdings: