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Jewish Women: Mac Version
A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

By Paula E. Hyman (editor), Dalia Ofer (editor)

Produced by Shalvi Publishing, Ltd.

Project Sponsor: The Jewish Women's Archive.

Available only on CD-ROM

Read a recent review of Jewish Women from NASHIM: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies and Gender Issues [656KB PDF] Access the Nashim website

"Whether you are a scholar in search of the past, a journalist in need of facts in the present, or a young Jewish girl looking for role models for dreams of the future, Moshe Shalvi's CD encyclopedia is a treasure-trove of articles and references. User-friendly and thoughtfully compiled, this source is as much a joy for the casual browser as for those who come with a purpose."
- Gloria Steinem

"I'm a "Jewish Women" addict; can't get enough of this brilliantly-conceived, meticulously organized, exceedingly user-friendly, CD encyclopedia ... Moshe Shalvi has produced a monumental work, a lasting tribute to the well-known and the unsung, those whose accomplishments and passions might otherwise have been lost to history; a feast for the present generation, and a generous gift to posterity. All in all, a triumph."
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"...the universality of scope in this production is unique among sources of information on Jewish women. Highly Recommended."
- Choice

"An exciting development in this burgeoning field [the study of Jewish women's lives]... the scope of this project is massive."
- Jewish Women

"The reader consulting Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia should be prepared to spend more time than expected perusing this user-friendly compendium (sponsored by the Jewish Women's Archive) because one click leads to another.... This reference work can be used as a jumping-off point for the serious academic scholar, yet its accessible language and easy referencing make it appealing as well to students and lay readers."
- Hadassah

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."
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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)


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.)

Note: This ISBN is for the Mac version of this product. The PC version is listed separately under ISBN: 9659093705.