Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

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The most extensive source on Jewish women ever.

From Sarah Aaronsohn to Krystyna Zywulska, this electronic encyclopedia contains 1,690 biographical entries, 300 topic essays, and 1,400 photographs and illustrations. Together they capture the histories and achievements of Jewish women from biblical times to the present day and shed light on their changing roles worldwide.

Accessible to lay readers and scholars alike, this exceptional work contains such valuable features as:

  • Full-text search of all articles and captions, plus category, century, and country searches
  • Extensive cross-references
  • Glossary with pop-up definition links throughout

With contributions from over 1,000 world-famous historians and scholars, this is an unparalleled reference. Academic Sponsors: The Institute of Jewish Studies and the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

MAC System Requirements:
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.2x and above. Minimum Hardware: G3, 256 MB RAM, CD-ROM. (In some circumstances, there may be difficulty with systems using INTEL processors.)

PC System Requirements:
Hardware: 486/66-MHz processor or higher (Pentium processor recommended)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98 2nd Edition, Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me), Windows NT 4.0 with the high encryption version of Service Pack 6a (SP6a) and higher, Windows 2000, or Windows XP. Memory: 64 MB RAM (Recommended: 128 MB RAM or greater)

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society, 2007

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