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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
da ily available. It is also accessible as a com p u te r iz ed d a ta base
on th e p rem ises o f H a ifa Un iversity L ib rary , which p rocessed
th e ind ex fo r Yad Y itzhak Ben-Zvi.
C um u la tive indexes to m any ind iv idua l pe riod ica ls a re avail­
ab le .5 W hile it is n o t very advisable fo r o u r p u rp o se s to use
th e indexes o f those jo u rn a l s which will no t be very p rodu c tiv e
o f articles on E re tz -Israe l , a t ten t io n shou ld be d raw n to a few
which a re devo ted en tire ly o r a lm ost wholly to th e sub jec t o f
o u r in te re s t. Am ong these a re : a)
Yediot Ha -Hevra Le-Hakirat
Eretz-Israel Ve-Atikoteha
(H ebrew ), o f which 31 vo lum es a p p e a r ­
ed , un til pub lica tion ceased . An ind ex to volum es 1-20 was p u b ­
lished in vo lum e 21. b)
Kadmoniot
(H ebrew ), th e con t in u a t io n
o f
Yediot,
is issued fo u r times annua lly . An ind ex to volum es
1-15 (60 issues) was sepa ra te ly pub lished in 1983. c)
Israel Ex­
ploration Journal,
the E ng lish -language pub lica tion o f th e same
p u b lish e r as
Yediot
an d
Kadmoniot,
is now in its th ir ty -s ix th year.
An ind ex to volum es 1-10 is in vo lum e 11, to vo lum es 11-20
in vo lum e 26, an d th a t to volum es 21-30 was pub lish ed sep ­
arately . d)
Cathedra
(H ebrew ), a q u a r te r ly devo ted to th e h isto ry
o f E re tz -Israe l and its Yishuv, now its tw e lfth year. Tw o sep ­
a ra te ly pub lished indexes have a p p e a re d : volum es 1-20 (1984)
an d 21-40 (1987). e)
The Palestine Exploration Quarterly
(fo rm e r ly
the
Palestine Exploration Fund Quarterly Statement)
has been with
us fo r a lm ost 120 years. T h r e e sepa ra te ly pub lished indexes
have ap p e a re d : 1869-1892; 1893-1910; 1911-1963. f)
E t-Mol
(Hebrew ), a b i-m on th ly jo u r n a l which pub lishes p o p u la r v e r ­
sions o f scholarly articles on th e h istory o f E re tz -Is rae l an d th e
Jew ish Peop le . Its title (VlB'ny) is a play on wo rds which may
be freely tran s la ted as “Y e s te r-Jo u rn a l .” An ind ex to th e f irs t
50 issues is in no . 50 (1983).
HAIFA DATA BANK
U ndoub ted ly , th e most p rom is ing d irec tiona l type re fe re n ce
work fo r E re tz -Israe l stud ies is slowly be ing dev e lop ed a t the
Ha ifa Un iversity L ib rary . We r e f e r to th e “E re tz - Is rae l Data
5. Michael Riegler has listed almost 300 such indexes published or compiled
until 1984. See his “Indexes to Hebrew Periodicals: a Bibliography” (He­
brew),
Yad LaKore
19 (1980): 57-68; “A Bibliography o f Indexes to Jewish
Periodicals and Year-Books in Foreign Languages” (Hebrew),
Yad LaKore
21 (1984): 65-71.