Over thirty years in the making, the Encyclopedia features more than 21,000 articles on Jewish life, culture, history and religion, written by a global team of subject-matter experts.
1. IN PRINT:You'll find the 22 volume-set in the library in the Reference Department on the second floor under the call number: Ref 296.03 ENC.
2. ONLINE: You can also research it online from your home or in the library.
From our library's home page:
http://finkelsteinlibrary.org, click on the link below:
The Next Generation Encyclopedia Judaica
"Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the time of Abraham to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic commentaries to modern Yiddish literature, and from Kabbalah to Kugel, the Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Edition features 2,600 completely new articles by top scholars, representing all major universities and centers of research in Jewish studies throughout the world."
The second edition incorporates more than three decades of changes and the latest scholarship - in areas such as archaeology, for example - expanding the scope and relevance of the original work. The editors of the second edition also sought to expand dramatically the coverage of the following areas:
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