Jewish studies are an academic discipline centered on the study of Jews and Judaism. Jewish studies are interdisciplinary and combines aspects of history (especially Jewish history), Middle Eastern studies, Asian studies, Oriental studies, religious studies, archeology, sociology, languages, political science, area studies, women's studies, and ethnic studies. Jewish studies as a distinct field are mainly present at colleges and universities in North America. Related fields include Holocaust research and Israel Studies, and Jewish Thought. ‘Jewish Study Terminology Dictionary Database’ deals with various subjects such as politics, economics, society, culture, religion, history and geography which centered on Jews and Judaism. The type of the database is ‘one-source, multi-use’ for easy to use regardless of the changing digital environment. In this context, this terminology dictionary meets the needs and purposes as follows. 1. Credible terminology dictionary of the Jewish studies 2. Unity of terminology and defining concepts of terminology of the Jewish studies 3. The first ever Korean terminology dictionary of the Jewish studies 4. Online dictionary based on database

Expect Effect / Research Utilization

This DB is the first of its kind in Korean language, which has the following expected effects and practical use. 1. So-called one-source, multi-use type database that allows any content to be used in various platforms. 2. The database comprises the ‘text database,’ which corresponds to the body of the database, and the ‘multimedia database,’ such as picture and graph. 3. This high-quality specialized terminology database offers comprehensive and systematic data about the Jewish studies, which can be used as basic research data for Jewish studies. 4. This DB can also be used for reference data for liberal arts education, students in schools, general public, and journalists of international affaires.

Project Name : Basic Research Support for Foundational Human/Social Science Researches
Research Title : DB Construction of Terminology Dictionary of the Jewish Studies [ KRM Task Information ]
Chief of Research :
Research Institution : KONKUK UNIVERSITY
Research Period : 3 Years (SEPTEMBER 01, 2014 - AUGUST 31, 2017)