About the Print Edition

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
Gershon David Hundert, Editor in Chief
Published in 2008 by Yale University Press in cooperation with
the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
2 volumes, 2,448 pages
57 color illustrations + 1,104 b/w illustrations
55 maps
Glossary, Directory of Contributors, Outline of Contents
218-page index
ISBN 978-0-300-11903-9

  • Selected by Choice magazine as an
    Outstanding Academic Title from 2008.

  • Recipient of the 2009 Dartmouth Medal Honorable Mention, sponspored by the American Library Association.

  • Received Honorable Mention for the 2008 PROSE Award in the Multi-volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences category, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers.

  • Winner of the 2008 Judaica Reference Award, given by the Association of Jewish Libraries.


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The document below notes corrections by page and column that users of the print edition may wish to take into account. These corrections have been made to the articles in the online edition of the work. Readers who discover errors not noted here may notify us by email at encyclopedia@yivo.cjh.org.

Errata to the Print Edition.