Jews in California have a long and rich history. You can find information on many aspects of this history at the HUC libraries.
You can check our catalog for many of these resources.
|To Find ...||Search by ...|
|Jews as a group||Do a Browse/subject search with the format Jews--State--City or region
Jews California Los Angeles
Jews California Los Angeles County
Jews California Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
Jews California Pasadena
|Smaller groups||Do a Browse/subject search under a group name or designation
Sephardim California Los Angeles
Jews, Iranian California Los Angeles
|Individuals||Do a Browse/subject search under the person's name (lastname, first)
Or search by profession
Rabbis California Los Angeles
|Congregations||Do a Browse/subject search under the congregations name
Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Many congregational newsletters are available on microfilm through the American Jewish Periodical Center (AJPC)
The library has a large collection of journals. To find articles within these journals, search one of these databases: Index to Jewish Periodicals, (from HUC computers or the Jewish Studies Portal) or RAMBI
Search the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
or the Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach and West Orange County
Regional Studies at the North American Jewish Databank
There are several studies available for the Los Angeles area as well as many other California cities.
While the Library thinks that these sites are useful, their content is not under our control and may express views that are not shared by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
If you have any further questions about finding information on this, or any other topic, ask your local HUC-JIR librarian or email us.