How to format your references using the East European Jewish Affairs citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for East European Jewish Affairs. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Heaven, Michael C. “Chemistry. Turn the Molecule This Way for a Faster Reaction.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 342, no. 6154 (October 4, 2013): 46–47.
A journal article with 2 authors
Helms, Brett, and E. W. Meijer. “Chemistry. Dendrimers at Work.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 313, no. 5789 (August 18, 2006): 929–30.
A journal article with 3 authors
Biswas, Ayan K., Jayasimha Atulasimha, and Supriyo Bandyopadhyay. “An Error-Resilient Non-Volatile Magneto-Elastic Universal Logic Gate with Ultralow Energy-Delay Product.” Scientific Reports 4 (December 23, 2014): 7553.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Hattori, Motoyuki, Yoshiki Tanaka, Shuya Fukai, Ryuichiro Ishitani, and Osamu Nureki. “Crystal Structure of the MgtE Mg2+ Transporter.” Nature 448, no. 7157 (August 30, 2007): 1072–75.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Nasr, Viviane G., and James A. DiNardo. The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2017.
An edited book
Fernandes, Geraldo Wilson, ed. Ecology and Conservation of Mountaintop Grasslands in Brazil. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
Katz, Nicholas M. “Another Look at the Dwork Family.” In Algebra, Arithmetic, and Geometry: Volume II: In Honor of Yu. I. Manin, edited by Yuri Tschinkel and Yuri Zarhin, 89–126. Boston, MA: Birkhäuser, 2009.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for East European Jewish Affairs.

Blog post
Andrew, Danielle. “Here’s What To Eat To Recover From An Injury.” IFLScience. IFLScience, January 19, 2017.


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. “Special Education: Numbers of Formal Disputes Are Generally Low and States Are Using Mediation and Other Strategies to Resolve Conflicts.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, September 9, 2003.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Ramakrishnan, Lavanya. “Multi-Level Adaptation for Performability in Dynamic Web Service Workflows.” Doctoral dissertation, Indiana University, 2009.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Murphy, Mary J. O. “Down the Tube.” New York Times, November 13, 2011.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text

About the journal

Full journal titleEast European Jewish Affairs
AbbreviationEast Eur. Jew. Aff.
ISSN (print)1350-1674
ISSN (online)1743-971X
Cultural Studies
Political Science and International Relations

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