Resource Korot: The Israel Journal of the History of Medicine and Science

Jewish civilization and culture
Jewish cultural contexts
Medicine and science, relationships
Medicine and general works
Alternative Names
  • 30051 (WHSO Record Number)


"Korot is devoted to the study of the philosophical, sociological and ethical aspects of the history of medicine and Judaism. The topics covered by the Journal include: medicine in Jewish and Hebrew sources, the history of Jewish physicians, medicine in Palestine and Israel and medicine during the Nazi period.

Korot is published annually. Each volume contains mostly English-language articles, together with some Hebrew contributions (abstracted in English). The "Historical Notes" and "Notes and Events" sections cover recent important developments and events in the above mentioned topics around the world. Each issue also includes several reviews of noteworthy books and contributions to the field." [Description taken from site]

The table of contents for the most recent volume is available online. However, there are no online editions of the journal. The print version (Volumes 10-20) is available for purchase online.

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WHSO Record Created By: Margaret Gaida