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Subject Guide: Jewish Life Cycle

Highlights of archival and library materials found at the Center that relate to the Jewish life cycle, including its origins, practices, and traditions.

Tree of Life Cycle, by Ita Aber, 1983 (Yeshiva University Museum)

About this Guide

This research guide was created to highlight collections accessible at the Center for Jewish History that relate to the different rituals and celebrations related to the Jewish Life Cycle. 

Follow the tabs on the left side of this guide to learn about some of the major library and archival life cycle resources in our partner collections, as well as our recommendations for related web resources. Please note this is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all Center materials on this subject. For more in-depth research, we strongly advise you to search our online catalog for specific life cycle events and/or other relevant keywords. 


Please email if you have any additional questions about the thousands of books, archival collections, and museum objects available to use for research at the Center. 

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