This 22 volume set provides an overview of Jewish life and knowledge and is available online and in print (call no. Reference DS 102.8 .E6 2007).
Topics range from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to “Americana” and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures. A lengthy article on various aspects of the Holocaust is in volume 9. It includes an extensive chronology and photographs. The index can lead to numerous other related articles
Reference BR302.8.O93 1996 -- The definitive source for information about the entire range of religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century. Available both online and in print.