The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia. is the  new online home of The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia, a  trusted source of concise Jewish information since 1957. Unrestrained by paper and binding, the encyclopedia will expand in the coming weeks, months and years in  many unexpected and valuable ways. With a fresh focus and a new energy, we aim to  create a easy-to-use resource that highlights the depth and broad scope of the Jewish experience.

We encourage you to browse and explore the entire site. Each entry may be printed or emailed. As shown in the diagram below, clicking on the entry will bring that entry up in its own dialogue box.

The print version, the 50th Anniversary edition is still available and makes a excellent gift of knowledge for a Bar and Bat Mitzvah or any other occasion. You can find it here.



How to use The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia