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Encyclopaedia Judaica

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The Encyclopaedia Judaica, was heralded in the scholarly community as one of the best reference works ever compiled. Nearly 35 years in the making, the second edition presents the latest scholarship on historic topics as well as extensive new treatments of contemporary Jewish life, including added emphasis of the role of women and explorations of the full global scope of the Diaspora. It includes:-More than 21,000 articles written by an international team of scholars-Completely updated for today’s researchers-2,600 new entries researched and written for this edition-600 maps, tables and illustrations within the text-30,000 new bibliographical listings