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PHILIP E. MILLER
A Bibliography of Festschriften
Relating to Jewish Studies,
1971-1986
I
n
t h e c o u r s e o f d o i n g r e s e a r c h
fo r th e b r ie f essay en t i t le d ,
“F rom Jew ish F e s tsch r if t to F e s tsch r if t in Jew ish S tu d ie s ,”
wh ich a p p e a re d in
Jewish Book Annual,
Vol, 45 (1 9 8 7 /8 8 -5 7 4 8 ) ,
I com p iled a b ib liog raphy o f F e s tsch r if ten pub l ish ed d u r in g th e
p rev iou s f if te en years, on e wh ich wou ld u p d a te th e list
p ro v id ed be C ha r le s B erlin in his
Index to Festschriften in Jewish
Studies
(C am b r idg e , Mass.: H a rv a rd Co llege L ib ra ry , an d New
York; Ktav, 1971), an d which would p ro v id e d a ta f rom wh ich I
cou ld draw conc lus ions a b o u t th is g e n re . W hen th e essay was
pub lish ed I rece ived a n um b e r o f inqu ir ie s from lib ra r ian s ,
scho lars , an d re s e a rc h e rs ab o u t th e b ib l io g rap h y I h ad
com p iled . Because th e r e was such in te re s t , an d especially since
th e r e a re so m any m o re lib ra r ie s in N o r th Am e r ica w h ich a re
seriously co llec ting Ju d a e c a an d wh ich su p p o r t re la tive ly new
p ro g ram s in Jew ish stud ies, I p r e p a r e d th is b ib l io g rap h y as a
sequel to th e essay, in th e ho p e th a t it will especially assist
lib ra r ian s an d Ju d a ic a specialists in bu i ld in g th e i r co llections.
T h e fo rm o f c ita tion used is a com p rom ise b e tw e en th e
A ng lo -Am e r ican C a ta log ing Rules, Second E d ition , wh ich is
th e sac red sc r ip tu re o f academ ic l ib ra r ie s in th e English-
speak ing world (and h en ce a fo rm a t re cogn iz ab le by lib ra r ian s) ,
an d th e s ta n d a rd fo rm o f b ib l io g rap h ic c ita t io n as fo u n d in
m o st m anua ls o f style (a fo rm a t to wh ich scho la rs an d
r e s e a rc h e rs a re accustom ed ) .
In o r d e r to su p p lem en t th e
Index toJewish Festschriften,
e d i te d
by J a c o b R. M arcus an d A. B ilgray (C inc inna ti: H eb rew U n ion
Co llege , 1937) an d C h a r le s B e r l in ’s ab o v e -m en t io n ed work ,
F e s tsch r if ten n o t in c lud ed in e i th e r o f th e se two works a re
listed a t th e en d as an a d d en d um . T h is list, m o reove r , is un like
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