"All aspects of Jewish life and history are explored in this comprehensive source in entries that are clearly written and matter-of-fact..."
SLJ Curriculum Connections
"...a basic resource for the teaching of the history, terminology, people, and places that influenced Judaism."
Jewish Culture and History Journal
"This work is more concise, less intimidating, and more relevant to today's political and social climates than [the competition]...Highly recommended."
"...a solid addition that collections with healthy budgets will want to consider."
School Library Journal
"...a very good one-volume resource that is especially accessible to young adults and non-Jews and would be a most worthwhile addition to general, academic, and Hebrew school library collections. Highly recommended."
"...a good reference source for Judaism."
"The entries are well written, concise, accurate, and authoritative...objective and free from obvious bias...an outstanding reference resource that is appropriate for academic, school, and public libraries."
American Reference Books Annual