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We stand with Israel

Like so many across the globe, we at The Jewish Publication Society find ourselves without words even remotely adequate to the horrors and suffering that we have witnessed—and that we continue to witness—in Israel. In those moments when our own words fail us, and when peace seems more distant than ever, it has long been traditional for […]

Biblical Women Speak – Interview with Author Rabbi Marla J. Feldman

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman discusses her book, Biblical Women Speak: Hearing Their Voices Through New and Ancient Midrash, with JPS Director, Dr. Elias Sacks. What were biblical women thinking and doing when the men around them received all the attention and glory? How did Leah, Rachel, and their handmaids negotiate the complicated family dynamics of four […]

Open Judaism – Interview with Author Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz

Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz, JPS Director Emeritus, discusses his latest book, Open Judaism: A Guide for Believers, Atheists, and Agnostics, with his successor as JPS Director, Dr. Elias Sacks. Open Judaism offers a big-tent welcome to all Jews and Judaism. It is at once an invitation to the spiritually seeking Jew, a clarion call for a deeply […]

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