Research Guide to Jewish Studies: Piyyut


I. INDEXES

  • Davidson, Otsar ha-shirah veha-piyut, 4 vols. PJ 5041. D3 1970 [REF]
  • Sefer ha-Mekorot la-sifrut ha-Ivrit bi-tsefon Afrikah Z 7070. S44 2001 [REF] pp. 1281-1475
  • Bacher, Shire Teiman PJ5024. B2 1910 [CIR] { and see Ratzabi in Kiryat Sefer vols. 22 and 27}
  • Hollender, Clavis Commentariorum of Hebrew Liturgical Poetry in Manuscript BM678. H65 2005 [SRR] arranged alphabetically by piyyut

II. PRIMARY SOURCES

A. LITURGY [generally, Ashkenazic rites]

  • Mahzor Rosh ha-Shanah BM 675. H5 A3 1970 v.1 [REF, CIR]
  • Mahzor Yom Kippur BM 675. H5 A3 1970 v. 2 [REF, CIR]
  • Mahzor Sukkot BM 675. S9 A3 1981 [REF, CIR]
  • Simhat Torah BM 695. S6 Y3 [REF, CIR]
  • Mahzor Pesah BM 675. P35 A3 1993 [REF, CIR]
  • Mahzor Shavu'ot BM 675. S45 A3 2000 [REF, CIR]
  • Mahzor Kinot BM 675. S4 A3 1965 [Polin] 1965b [Lita] 1993 [Germany/France]
  • Mahzor Selihot BM 675. K5 A3 1968 [REF, CIR]
  • Mahzor Italiani, ed. SHaDaL BM675. F45 A3 1856i 3 vols. [REF, CIR] See also Mavo le-Mahzor ke-minhag benei Roma BM673. I8 1856 [CIR]
  • Shirei ha-yihud veha-kavod BM 670.P5 H38 [REF]
  • Zemirot Shabbat, ed. N. Ben–Menahem BM675. Z4 B4 [CIR]

B. SELECTED INDIVIDUAL PAYTANIM

  • Yosi ben Yosi, ed. A. Mirsky BM670. P5 J67 [REF]
  • Yannai, ed. M. Zulai BM670. P5 Y32 [REF, CIR]
  • Yannai, ed. Rabinowitz BM670. P5 Y34 1985 [REF] 2 vols.
  • Elazar berrabi Qillar, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 K281 1988 [CIR]
  • Shimon bar Megas, ed. J. Yahalom BM670. P5 S58 1984 [CIR]
  • Pinhas ha-kohen, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 P53 2004 [CIR]
  • Yohanan ha-kohen berrabi Yehoshua, ed. N. Weissenstern BM678.5. J63 W45 1983 [RST]
  • Yehudah berabbi Binyamin, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 J8 1988 [CIR]
  • Shelomoh ha-Bavli, ed. E. Fleisher BM670. P5 S66 [CIR]
  • Hai Gaon, ed. H. Brody, SRIHP 3: 3-64 PJ5001. M33 [REF]
  • Saadiah Gaon, ed. Y. Tobi BM670. P5 S22 [REF]
  • Saadiah Gaon, ed. M. Zulai BM670. P5 S2 [REF, CIR]
  • Shemuel ha-Nagid, ed. D. Jarden PJ5050. S3 A17 1966 3 vols. [REF]
  • Dunash ben Labrat, ed. N. Allony PJ5050. D8 S5 [RST]
  • Isaac ibn Khalfun, ed. A. Mirsky PJ5050. I8 S5 1961 [CIR]
  • Yehoshua bar Khalfa, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 E472 1994 [CIR]
  • Solomon ibn Gabirol: shire kodesh, ed. D. Jarden PJ5050. I3 S48 [REF]
  • Solomon ibn Gabirol: shire hol, eds. H. Brody and H. Schirmann PJ5050. I3 S481 [REF]
  • Levi ben Yaakov ibn al-Tabban, ed. D. Pagis PJ5050. I15 A6 1967 [REF]
  • Rashi, ed. A.M. Habermann BM670. P5 S64 [REF, CIR]
  • Ephraim of Bonn, ed. Habermann SRIHP 7:215-298 PJ5001. M33 [REF]
  • Yosef ha-levi he-haver ben Halfon, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 Y6 1994 [CIR]
  • Mosheh ibn Ezra: shire kodesh, ed. S. Bernstein PJ5050. I2 A17 1956 [REF]
  • Mosheh ibn Ezra: shire hol, ed. H. Brody, 3 vols. PJ5050. I2 A17 1934 [REF]
  • Yehudah haLevi: shire kodesh, ed. D. Jarden PJ5050. J8 A17 1978 4 vols. [REF]
  • Yehudah haLevi: shire hol, ed. H. Brody PJ5050. J8 A17 1971 [REF]
  • Avraham ibn Ezra, ed. Y. Levin PJ5050. I18 A17 1975 2 vols. [REF, CIR]
  • Elazar ben Yaakov ha-Bavli, ed. H. Brody PJ5050. E4 D5 1935a [REF]
  • Musa Bujnah of Tripoli, ed. E. Hazan BM670. P5 B8 1989 [CIR]
  • Elya bar Schemaya, ed. Y. David BM670. P5 E44 [CIR]
  • Shimon bar Isaac and Moshe bar Kalonymus, ed. A.M. Habermann BM670. P5 H32 [REF, CIR]
  • Isaac Ha-Shaniri, ed. B. Bar Tikva BM670. P5 H47 1996
  • Yaakov Ibn-Zur, ed. B. Bar Tikva BM670. P5 I22 1988
  • Joseph ben Hayyim al-Baradani of Baghdad, ed. T. Beeri BM678.5.A54 B442 2002 [CIR]
  • Ishak ben Shlomo al-Ahdab, ed. O. Raanan BM670. P5 A4 1988 [CIR]
  • Jacob Francis, ed. P. Naveh PJ5050. F73 A17 1969 [REF] C. MISCELLANEOUS Avot ha-Piyyut, ed. Speigel BM 670. P5 S68 1996 [REF, CIR]
  • Elazar berabbi Qillar: Kedushta'ot le-Shavuot, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 K282 2000 [CIR]
  • Elazar berabbi Qillar: Kedushta'ot le-Shabatot ha-Nehamah, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 K28 E4 1988 [CIR]
  • Elazar berabbi Qillar: Shivatot le-Arba ha-parshiyot, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 K28 E44 1991 [CIR]
  • Yehudah: Kedushta'ot, ed. W.J. Van Bekkum BM670. P5 Y397 1998 [CIR]
  • Hai Gaon: Reshuyot le-parshiyot haTorah, ed. Y. Hasidah BM670. P5 H42 976 [CIR]
  • Mahzore Shivatot li-Sedarim ule-parshiyot, ed. S. Elizur BM670. P5 E473 1993 [CIR]
  • Pizmone ha-Anonymus, ed. E. Fleisher BM670. P5 A7 [REF, CIR]
  • Shirat bene Ma'arava, eds. J. Yahalom & M. Sokoloff PJ5050. Y3 1999 [CIR]
  • MAAGARIM online database

III. BACKGROUND

A. ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Encyclopedia Judaica CD ROM [NETWORKED]
  • Jewish Encyclopedia http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/index.jsp
  • Margulies, Entsiklopedyah le–hakhme ha–Talmud veha–ge'onim BM750. E6 1995 [REF]
  • Elbogen, Jewish Liturgy BM660.E513 1993 [REF, CIR]
  • Zulai, Erets Yisrael u–fiyotehah BM678. Z85 1995 [CIR]
  • Schirmann, Ha–Shirah ha–Ivrit bi–Sefarad ube–Provence pp. 701–718 PJ5041. S4 [REF]
  • Fleisher, Shirat ha–kodesh ha–Ivrit bi–yeme ha–benayim BM670. P5 F5 [RSV]
  • Mirsky, Piyut BM670. P5 M486 1990 [RSV]
  • Weinberger, Jewish Hymnography BM 678. W45 1997 [REF, CIR]

B. BIBLIOGRAPHY [modern studies on liturgy/ piyyutim]

  • Schirmann, Heker ha–shirah veha–piyut 1948–1978 [REF INDEX]
  • Tabory, Kiryat Sefer Supplement Z 6371. L5 T3 1993 [REF DESK, REF]
  • Schirmann, Ha–Shirah ha–Ivrit bi–Sefarad ube–Provence, pp. 669–700 PJ5041. S4 [REF]
  • RAMBI (Reshimat Ma'amarim be-Mada'ei ha-Yahadut)

C. MIDRASH

  • Hyman, Torah ha–ketuvah veha–mesurah BS1099. H4 H9 1979 [REF, CIR]
  • Kasher, Torah Shelemah BS1225. X2 K36 T6 1992 [REF]
  • Gross, Otsar ha–Agadah, 3 vols. BM516. G7 [REF]
  • Ginzberg, The legends of the Jews BM530. G5 [REF; CIR]
  • David, Leksikon ha–kinuyim bi–leshon ha–paytanim BM 670. P5 D28 2001 [REF]

PRIMARY SOURCES

  • Bar Ilan CD ROM [NETWORKED]

SELECTED HALAKHIC MIDRASH

  • Exodus: Mekhilta de–Rabbi Yishmael, ed. Horovits & Rabin BM517. M4 1931a [REF, CIR]
  • Mekhilta de–Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai, ed. Epstein & Melamed BM517. M45 1955 [REF]
  • Leviticus: Sifra [Torat Kohanim], ed. I.H. Weiss +BM517. S63 W42 1862a [REF]
  • Numbers: Sifre Bamidbar, ed. Horovitz BM517.S7 1917a [REF, CIR]
  • Deuteronomy: Sifre Devarim, ed. Finkelstein BM517. S75 1940a [REF, CIR]

SELECTED AGGADIC MIDRASH

"Midrash Rabbah"

Critical Editions:
  • Bereshit Rabbah, ed. Theodor & Albeck BM517. M65 T4 1965 3 vols. [REF, CIR]
  • Shemot Rabbah [chs. 1–14], ed. A. Shinan BM517. M66 1984 [REF]
  • VaYikra Rabbah, ed. M. Margulies BM517. M67 M3 1993 2 vols. [REF, CIR]
  • Devarim Rabbah, ed. S. Leiberman BM517. M69 1964 [REF]
  • Ruth Rabbah, ed. M. Lerner + BM517. M73 L4 1971 3 vols. [REF]
Popular editions:
  • Midrash Rabbah ha–Mevo'ar [5 + 5] BM517. M63 A2 1984 [REF] [vocalized]
  • Midrash Rabbah [5], ed. M.A. Mirkin BM517. M64 M5 [REF] [vocalized]
  • Midrash Tanhumah [Buber & printed] BM517. T37 E5 1972 [REF, CIR] [vocalized]
  • Midrash Tehilim ha–mevo'ar BM517. T5 2002 [REF] [vocalized]
  • Yalkut Shimoni, ed. Mosad haRav Kuk [5 + …] BM517. Y3 1973 [REF] [vocalized edition: BM 517. Y3 1999 CIR]
  • Pirke de–Rabbi Eliezer, ed. Eshkol BM517. P73 B7 1973 [REF, CIR] [vocalized]
  • Pesikta de–Rav Kahana, ed. Mandelbaum BM517. P34 1962 [REF, CIR]
  • Pesikta Rabati, ed. Ish Shalom BM517. P43 1880a [REF, CIR]
  • Eliyahu Rabbah, ed. Ish Shalom BM517. T4 1902a [REF, CIR] [vocalized edition: BM517.T43 W45 1990 REF]
  • Midrash Samuel, ed. Buber BM517. S4 1893 [REF] [vocalized edition: BM517. S4 2002 CIR]

For English translations of Midrash, see English Translations of Midrash

IV. MISCELLANEOUS

V. TRANSLATIONS [including Modern Hebrew Literature]