By Fred Skolnik

Some time past thirty-five years the Encyclopaedia Judaica has come to occupy a rarefied house on this planet of Jewish studying. Authoritative, entire, critical but obtainable, it graced the library cabinets of students and rabbis, of the realized and the studious, or even of the would-be studious, consulted by means of the curious and the inquisitive, a huge start line for a trip of studying.

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