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Jewish Publication Society of America

Overview
Works: 582 works in 1,239 publications in 3 languages and 26,670 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  History  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Bibliography  Biography  Dictionaries  Sources  Art 
Roles: Publisher, Translator, Other, Responsible party, Printer, isb
Classifications: BS1223, 296
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The Torah, [Torah the five books of Moses by Jewish Publication Society( Book )

65 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Torah is the essence of Jewish tradition; it inspires each successive generation. The current JPS translation, based on classical and modern sources, is acclaimed for its fidelity to the ancient Hebrew. This edition offers a dust jacket and gold-stamped cover
The Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text = [Torah Neviʼim u-Khetuvim] : a new translation with the aid of previous versions and with constant consultation of Jewish authorities by Jewish Publication Society of America( Book )

68 editions published between 1916 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospectus for a new English translation of the Hebrew Bible, published by the Jewish Publication Society of America in 1917 under title: The Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text. The prospectus includes an illustration of "Fragment of Aquila's Translation of Kings" and a sample page from Judges 4-5
[Torah] = The Torah : a modern commentary by W. Gunther Plaut( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is an elegant, authoritative gift edition of the sacred Torah illustrated with Jewish art and iconography from around the world. Ancient frescoes, medieval illuminated manuscripts, and paintings by contemporary Ethiopian Jewish artists in the Copic style grace these pages--making this an excellent gift for a child studying for the Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Includes 125 full-color illustrations
American Jewish year book by American Jewish Committee( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues for 1900/01- include report of the 12th- year of the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1890-1900- (issued also separately in some years); issues for 1908/09- include Report of the American Jewish Committee for 1906/08- (issued also separately in some years)
A century of Jewish life by Ismar Elbogen( Book )

18 editions published between 1944 and 1974 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces historical events and movements among the world's Jews, from about 1840 to 1942
The Prophets = Neviʹim = Neviʹim ; a new translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text : second section( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Writings = [Ketuvim] = Kethubim : a new translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text : third section( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Israeli literature : an anthology by Elliott Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of short stories and poems
Chapters on Jewish literature by Israel Abrahams( )

5 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography at end of each chapter
The Jewish community, its history and structure to the American revolution by Salo W Baron( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 3
Jewish pioneers and patriots by Lee M Friedman( Book )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabbath, the day of delight by Abraham Ezra Millgram( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 1965 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Ḥamesh megilot ṿe-sefer Yonah] The Five megilloth and Jonah; a new translation by H. L Ginsberg( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and Hebrew and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany's stepchildren by Solomon Liptzin( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bibliographic notes": pages 287-291
Harvest in the desert by Maurice Samuel( Book )

8 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathways through the Bible by Mortimer J Cohen( Book )

13 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives the reader a broad acquaintance with the contents of the Bible. Based mostly on the Jewish Publication Society translation of the Bible. Presented in chronological order. Encompasses and realizes the goals of a simplified version of The Holy Scriptures which would be readable, easy to compehend and even enjoyable.--Based on Foreword
Rembrandt, the Jews and the Bible by Franz Landsberger( Book )

5 editions published between 1946 and 1967 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of the Jewish community of New York, 1654-1860 by Hyman Bogomolny Grinstein( Book )

12 editions published between 1945 and 1947 in English and German and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The historical study presented herewith is primarily concerned with the inner life of the Jews of New York City -- their institutions, their religion, and their culture -- and with the social, philanthropic and other activities which gew out of their living together in a Jewish community"--P. vii
The martyr; the story of a secret Jew and the Mexican Inquisition in the sixteenth century by Martin A Cohen( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Luis de Carvajal the Younger and his family in Spain, their migration to the New World, their religious practices, and their adventures in New Spain until one by one they were put to flight or indicted by the Inquisition. Luis himself was burned at the stake in 1596 at the age of thirty. He left behind not only his legacy as an exemplary secret Jew but also valuable literary documents--his memoirs, his last will and testament, and his letters to his mother and sisters in the inquisitorial prison
Rashi by Maurice Liber( Book )

7 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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[Torah] = The Torah : a modern commentary
Alternative Names

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American Jewish Publication Society

J.P.S.

J.P.S. (i.e. Jewish Publication Society of America)

J.P.S. (Jewish Publication Society of America)

Jewish Publication Society Press

JPS

JPS (i.e. Jewish Publication Society of America)

JPS (Jewish Publication Society of America)

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Languages
English (329)

German (2)

Hebrew (2)

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[Torah] = The Torah : a modern commentaryThe Prophets = Neviʹim = Neviʹim ; a new translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text : second sectionThe Writings = [Ketuvim] = Kethubim : a new translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text : third section[Ḥamesh megilot ṿe-sefer Yonah] The Five megilloth and Jonah; a new translation