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HIST/JS 338W Jews of Eastern Europe (Before and After the Holocaust) (Main)

Researching and locating secondary sources

Encyclopedias

Encyclopaedia Judaica. 2nd ed . 22 volumes (2007)

The second edition of this great reference work updates both articles and bibliographies and includes new topics.

Jewish Encyclopedia
A website which contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations.

Jewish Women : a comprehensive historical encyclopedia
A resource for anyone interested in Jewish women anywhere, at any time.

YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
This encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. This Web site makes accurate, reliable, scholarly information about East European Jewish life accessible to everyone.