Main holdings

The Jacques Arnold Collection

The Jacques Arnold collection is mainly composed of audio documents of liturgical music from the Ashkenazy rite.
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Halphen’s collection

Since 2006, the EIJM houses the archives of Alice and Fernand Halphen, patrons and musicians, who held in Paris an important music salon between 1900 et 1960 (…)
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Hector Sabo’s collection

Choirmaster of the great synagogue of Strasbourg, musical and artistic director of the Jewish Choral of France, Hector Sabo hosted in 2017-2018 a serie of radio broadcasts on Jewish music on (…) Read more

Collection Jacques Kapota

The Jacques Kapota collection, deposited by his son-in-law Michel Castiel, comprises over 150 vinyl discs and CD’s.
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ULIF - Copernic holding

The ULIF Copernic holding gathers the videos of the "concert season", organised by the Copernic synagogue, since 2008. This collection has been deposited by Bruno Fraitag, Vice-President of (…)
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Hélène Engel archival fonds

Hélène Engel is a singer, musicologist, author, composer and arranger. She is interested in all aspects of Jewish music, from the collecting of historical sounds to today’s (…) Read more

Abbina-Diena collection

Handwritten scores, books and discs on liturgical chants and Jewish musical traditions in Italy Read more

Icek and Sosza Ita Zalc’s collection

This fund, which includes many LP records, was deposited at the European Institute for Jewish Music by Jean-Michel Zalc, son of Icek and Sosza Ita Zalc.
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The Sillamy archives

New unique documents arrived to enrich this collection composed of discs, field recordings, press clips, books, photographies... most of them being very (…) Read more

Radio holding of Maurice Azoulay

Maurice Azoulay is born in Meknes in Marocco. He was the first DJ from Paris to broadcast Jewish music in 1981. He has two radio shows on Judaïques FM, La fête orientale and Neim Zémirot Created in (…) Read more

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