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, as a result of a US-Israeli publishing partnership under license of Keter Publishing House, the publishers of the original 1972 edition.
“It is the duty of every Jewish parent in the English-speaking world to have a copy of the Encyclopaedia in the home for the benefit of the next generation.”
-David Ben-Gurion, First Prime Minister of The State of Israel, describing the 1st edition
List Price: $1,995.00 USD
For a limited time only, we are offering the EJ-2nd edition at the sale price of:
* This special sale is only for orders in the Continental US and Canada.
** Special reduced mailing costs to the Continental US and Canada: $7.00 for a full set of 22 volumes.
Encyclopaedia Judaica – New 2nd Edition
Hardcover, 22 volumes, approximately 17,000 pages
December 2006, 2nd extensively revised edition
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, Jewish education center, or a meaningful gift for any lover of books and learning.
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.
The 2nd edition of the EJ 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 Encyclopaedia Judaica has been hailed by the Library Journal as “an indispensable reference tool.”
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