Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online - Brill
Subjects:History and culture of the Jewish people
Type:Full - Text
Originally published in German as the Enzyklopadie judischer Geschichte und Kultur (2011-2017). The online English edition is so far available only in terms for the letters A to C.
From Europe and America to the Middle East, North Africa and other non-European Jewish settlement areas, the Encyclopedia covers the recent history of the Jewish people from 1750 through the 1950s. Originally published in German as the 'Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur' by J.B. Metzler Verlag (Stuttgart/Weimar) in 2011 the work includes approximately 800 entries that present the state of international research and reveal a complex portrait of Jewish life - illuminated by many maps and illustrations. Central themes convey information on topics such as autonomy, exile, emancipation, literature, liturgy, music, and science of Judaism. The encyclopedia provides knowledge in an overall context and offers new insights into Jewish history and culture