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Study Guides to JPS Books

Bible StudiesThe Bible’s Many Voices by Michael CarasikCain v. Abel: A Jewish Courtroom Drama by Dan Ornstein (study guide within book)The Commentators’ Bible edited by Michael CarasikJewish Bible Translations by Leonard J. GreenspoonJPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot by Laura Suzanne LieberThe JPS Rashi Discussion Commentary by Steven and Sarah Levy (discussion questions only within book)The Lost […]

Why Buy The Book?

For too many Jewish young people, bar/bat mitzvah has been the beginning of the end of their Jewish journeys. When students perceive the Torah as incomprehensible or irrelevant, many form the false impression that Judaism has nothing to say to them. Enter the game-changer: the JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own […]

A YEAR WITH THE SAGES: Wisdom on the Weekly Torah Portion – Reviewed by Jack Riemer, The Boston Jewish Advocate

May 2019 – There are two main types of commentary on the Torah and on Rabbinic Literature. One kind is objective scholarship. The other is personal response. In objective scholarship, the writer strives to determine what was the original meaning of the Text. He studies the parallel literatures of antiquity. He uses ancient grammar. And […]

Press on ‘A Year with the Sages’

Publisher’s Weekly: Religion and Spirituality Announcements, 2019 A YEAR WITH THE SAGES: Wisdom on the Weekly Torah Portion – Reviewed by Jack Riemer This is Rabbi Reuven Hammer’s last book, and it is in some senses his best. Reuven Hammer had a long and distinguished career as a rabbi and as an educator during which […]

JPS Tanakh Audio Version Listeners Guide

Enjoy your JPS Tanakh audio. When you download the Tanakh, you will see 10 parts in your library. Each download part is divided into chapters. These chapters are not identical to the chapters of the Bible, so we have created a guide below to help you better navigate. If you would like to listen to […]

Review of “Justice for All’ on JNS

Read a review of “Justice for All’ on JNS.com “What emerges from this book is an appreciation of the uniqueness of the Bible in the ancient world, and its relevance for our world as well. Its central thesis is the centrality of ethics—not magic or superstition—in the biblical worldview, and the reality of God as […]

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