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
Wright, Gerard. “Antibiotics: An Irresistible Newcomer.” Nature 517, no. 7535 (January 22, 2015): 442–44.
A journal article with 2 authors
Taylor, Jennifer R. A., and William M. Kier. “Switching Skeletons: Hydrostatic Support in Molting Crabs.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 301, no. 5630 (July 11, 2003): 209–10.
A journal article with 3 authors
Mastrobuono-Battisti, Alessandra, Hagai B. Perets, and Sean N. Raymond. “A Primordial Origin for the Compositional Similarity between the Earth and the Moon.” Nature 520, no. 7546 (April 9, 2015): 212–15.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Egger, Gerda, Gangning Liang, Ana Aparicio, and Peter A. Jones. “Epigenetics in Human Disease and Prospects for Epigenetic Therapy.” Nature 429, no. 6990 (May 27, 2004): 457–63.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Green, Paul E., Jr. Fiber to the Home. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.
An edited book
Soiffer, Robert J., ed. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Contemporary Hematology. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
Khalilpour, Kaveh Rajab, and Anthony Vassallo. “Sensitivity Analysis of Grid-Connected PV-Battery Systems.” In Community Energy Networks With Storage: Modeling Frameworks for Distributed Generation, edited by Anthony Vassallo, 83–97. Green Energy and Technology. Singapore: Springer, 2016.

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
Luntz, Stephen. “New Class Of Star Clusters Have A Weighty Problem.” IFLScience. IFLScience, May 26, 2015.


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. “[Comments on NASA Employee’s Proposed Work Schedule].” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, June 2, 1995.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Downey, Sean S. “Resilient Networks and and the Historical Ecology of Q’eqchi’ Maya Swidden Agriculture.” Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona, 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
Kelly, Sean. “CHILDREN’S BOOKS.” New York Times, January 24, 1993.

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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