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Encyclopedia Judaica, Second Edition
Available in the USA only. These books are non-returnable.
Introducing the brand new updated Encyclopedia Judaica Set, 2nd Edition!
Encyclopedia Judaica, Second Edition is a treasured resource that offers the most recent and comprehensive scholarship on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion.
The Encyclopedia Judaica 22-volume set contains:
- More than 21,000 articles written by an international team of scholars
- Completely updated for today's students and researchers
- 2,600 new entries researched and written for this edition
- 600 maps, tables and illustrations within the text
- More than 150 pages of stunning, full-color photo inserts
- 30,000 new bibliographical listings
Since 1972, the Encyclopedia Judaica has been the leading source for information on the Jewish people, the Jewish faith and the state of Israel - how they have shaped and been influenced by our world. As the result of a U.S.-Israeli publishing partnership, the second edition of this important reference is now available for a new generation.
Nearly 5 million new words reflect updates to the original Encyclopedia Judaica, including new biographical entries and updates on Israeli-Arab relations, worldwide Jewish communities, women studies, American and Canadian Jewry, and many other areas of modern Jewish life. This revised 2nd Edition includes 2,600 new articles by over 1,000 scholars, encompassing 21,000 signed entries by scholars from around the world.
The 2nd edition of the Encyclopedia Judaica includes over 600 updated charts and tables, and each volume includes 8 spreads of full color images. The final 22nd volume includes an extensive index and glossary.
The Encyclopedia Judaica has been hailed by the Library Journal as "an indispensable reference tool."
Individuals & Gifts - Give a gift of knowledge
This extraordinary work will be an important addition to the home library of any Jewish family - or makes a meaningful gift for any lover of books and learning.
Home Library - The perfect addition for your home library
When Encyclopaedia Judaica is part of your home library, you have the collective knowledge of the world's great scholars on subjects of Jewish life, faith and tradition at your fingertips for easy reference.
Schools, Synagogues, Community Centers – Give a gift of knowledge
The love of books, the discipline of study, the joys of learning have been important ingredients of Jewish life for centuries.
When you purchase Encyclopedia Judaica for your local school, synagogue or community center you provide Jewish families in your community with resources to enrich their learning - from Jewish holidays and heritage to biographies of individuals from history or popular culture and much more.
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