The Encyclopaedia Judaica - Second Edition, is a treasured resource that offers the most recent and comprehensive scholarship on Jewish life, culture, history and religion. This extraordinary work will be an important addition to the home library of any Jewish family - or a meaningful gift for any lover of books and learning, or Jewish education center.
Since 1972, the Encyclopaedia 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.
The second edition of this important reference is now available for a new generation. Nearly 5 million new words reflect updates to the original EJ, 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.
- 2nd extensively revised edition
- reinforced library binding
- 21,632 entries
- 15,818,675 words
- 17,000 pages (excluding Index)
- 600+ updated charts and tables
- Chief Editor: Fred Skolnik
- Executive Editor: Michael Berenbaum