The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia
This 'source for everything Jewish' provides a quick reference in text and images for everything from the biblical Adam to how many Jews there are in Zanesville. The main emphasis is on Jewish life in the United States and Israel, with the rest of the world covered as well. This third revised edition represents the 17th edition of the book, formerly known as 'The Junior Jewish Encyclopedia'.
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