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The Torah a Modern Commentary

Leviticus ([Torah])

by Bernard Jacob Bamberger

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Published by Urj Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible,
  • O.T.,
  • Bible.,
  • Commentaries,
  • Leviticus,
  • O.T

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7946406M
    ISBN 100807400114
    ISBN 109780807400111

    In the Jewish tradition, reading of the Torah follows a calendar cycle, with a specific portion assigned each week. These weekly portions, read aloud in synagogues around the world, have been sub Torah Queeries - Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible - Read book online. Rashi's Commentary on the Torah - Eric Lawee - Oxford University Press Winner of the Jewish Book Council Nahum M. Sarna Memorial Award in ScholarshipThis book explores the reception history of the most important Jewish Bible commentary ever composed, the Commentary on the Torah of Rashi (Shlomo Yitzhaki; ).


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Nearly 25 years after the ground-breaking publication of the firstever English language liberal Torah commentary, we present The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition.

This volume features 5/5(1). Republication in one, combined volume of: Plaut, W. Gunther, Torah. volumes Includes original Hebrew text and the Jewish Publication Society's English translation of the Pentateuch and of the Haftaroth.

Description: xxxvi, pages ; 27 cm: Contents. [Torah] = The Torah: a modern commentary The Torah a Modern Commentary book Plaut, W. Gunther, ; Bamberger, Bernard Jacob, ; Hallo, William W. Essays on ancient Near Eastern literature. ; Jewish Publication Society of America.

Why a men’s Torah commentary, when the traditional rabbinic commentaries are all by men. “The great, often unspoken crisis facing modern liberal Judaism is the disengagement of its men,” writes Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin. Men, he believes, “need more and different entryways into Jewish study.” This book presents a paradigm for studying Torah with a greater consciousness of the.

The Jewish Publication Society, known in the Jewish community as JPS, has initiated a long-term, large scale project to complete a modern Jewish commentary on the entire Hebrew Bible. Unlike the Judaica Press and Soncino commentaries, the JPS commentaries are producing a The Torah a Modern Commentary book line-by-line commentary of every passage, in every book of the Bible.

The Nerd’s Newest Torah Commentary Genesis is now complete (as of ), and you can read it subdivided into the weekly schedule followed by synagogues all over the world.

Exodus is under way and the rest of the Torah will appear as the weekly portions are scheduled throughout The Torah: A Modern Commentary is a one-volume edition of the Five Books of Moses, complete with the Hebrew text; English translations; commentaries and essays; notes and references; and gleanings from talmudic sources and the writings of scholars, ancient and modern.

Moreover, the "Torah" also contains haftaras, and contrary to Artscroll, the haftaras also contain commentaries - in fact, it is a Chumash and not only a simple Torah commentary/5(79).

Edited by Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut This new edition, revised inbrings contemporary values and a fresh vibrancy to the Plaut edition, North America's longtime most popular Torah commentary.

Now divided by parashiyot Aliyot markers included in each parashah. Nearly twenty-five years after the groundbreaking publication of the first-ever English language liberal Torah commentary, we present The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition.

This volume features updated commentary and translations, including a gender-sensitive version of the JPS translation (Exodus through Deuteronomy), with largely gender-neutral God language and a.

The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition by W. Gunther Plaut, David E. Stein ()Format: Hardcover. When first published a quarter century earlier, The Torah: A Modern Commentary (abbreviated below as TAMC) broke new ground.

It was the first liberal Torah commentary ever published. For the world of Progressive Judaism, it became the. : The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition () by W. Gunther Plaut; David E. Stein and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books /5(41). The Torah: A Women’s Commentary was introduced in grand style with a party at the December WRJ Assembly and URJ Biennial in San Diego.

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It is the most modern rendition, in Hebrew of the Torah with a side-by-side English translation. (For the record, the Torah is the first five books of the Bible, or the five books of Moses.) It is the definitive text of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the umbrella organization of Reform Jewish Congregations/5(83).

The Jewish Bible with a Modern English Translation and Rashi's Commentary English translation of the entire Tanakh (Tanach) with Rashi's commentary.

This Hebrew Bible was edited by esteemed translator and scholar, Rabbi A.J. Rosenberg. Nearly 25 years after the ground-breaking publication of the firstever English language liberal Torah commentary, we present The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition.

This volume features new highlights and makes it easier than ever to study, read, and teach Torah. THE TORAH A Modern Commentary Edited by W.

GUNTHER PLAUT Union of American Hebrew Congregations NEW YORK (See also the further discussion in commentary on Deut. ) peoples have some food taboos. in the Torah and further extended by post-biblical teachers is probably unique; certainly.

The eidtors of THE TORAH: A MODERN COMMENTARY, REVISED EDITION did a credible job in producing this Torah commentary. This reviewer was skeptical due to concerns of "political correctness" vs. accuracy precision. When perusing this book, this reviewer was pleasantly surprised that changes were made in favor of accuracy.5/5(5).

In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem.

The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth.

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For example, one of bestsellers is a baseball themed yarmulke handmade in Israel with Hebrew lettering. We also have educational games, greeting cards, and more. The Torah, also known as the Five Books of Moses or the Pentateuch, is divided into 54 separate portions, each named for the first word or words of the passage — and each linked to a specific weekly portion — known as Parashat Hashavuah, or simply “the parsha” — is read aloud, or chanted, from the Torah scroll as part of the Torah service in synagogue on Shabbat (Saturday.

It is the most modern rendition, in Hebrew of the Torah with a side-by-side English translation. (For the record, the Torah is the first five books of the Bible, or the five books of Moses.) It is the definitive text of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the umbrella organization of Reform Jewish Congregations/5(82).

The Torah: A Modern Commentary Revised Edition is an updated version of the venerable volume first published inedited by Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut. When first published a quarter century earlier, The Torah: A Modern Commentary (abbreviated below as TAMC) broke new ground.

It was the first liberal Torah commentary ever published. The Hebrew and English bible text is the New JPS version. It contains a number of commentaries, written in English, on the Torah which run alongside the Hebrew text and its English translation, and it also contains a number of essays on the Torah and Tanakh in the back of the book.

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The Torah: A Modern Commentary Documentation for the Revised Edition. Part I: Hebrew Text. More than a thousand minor discrepancies exist between the Hebrew text of the revised edition and the first edition. This file, prepared by the Hebrew text's editor (Rabbi David E.

Stein), accounts for two sources of the discrepancy: corrections of. The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition. Author. Gunther Plaut & David E. Stein Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History. David E. Stein. David E. Stein has served as general editor and revising translator for The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition (), revising editor and translator for Pathways Through the Bible (JPS, ), project manager for Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary (), and managing editor for the JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh ().

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The effect of this five book arrangement (both Psalms as the first book and the Five Scrolls at the center) is to further encourage the careful reader of the Hebrew Scriptures to appreciate the Writings as a whole as a commentary on the five book Torah.

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6 The Structured Torah Return to Map Arranged by Moshe Kline Genesis Unit I (1: ) 1א 1ב In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Now the earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God hovered over the face of the.

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