Sephardic Library

Library Collections & Archives

Yeshiva University is home to an extensive collection of Sephardic Books and research materials which are housed at The Mendel Gottesman Library at The Wilf Campus in Washington Heights, NY. In addition to the regular library collection, there is a also a Sephardic reference room where many rare Judeo Spanish (Ladino)and Judeo Arabic manuscripts and books are stored and being catalogued on an ongoing basis. For students and scholars who are engaged in advanced research and may be in need of access to any special materials or rare "Sephardica" from the Sephardic reference room special arrangements may be made in advance by contacting Shulamith Berger, curator of special collections at the library.

Requests for special access should be emailed to and copied to