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Jewish Publication Society of America

Overview
Works: 566 works in 1,209 publications in 3 languages and 26,710 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Art  Periodicals  Textbooks  Introductions 
Roles: Publisher, Translator, Editor, Other, Responsible party, Printer, isb
Classifications: BS1223, 296
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Most widely held works about Jewish Publication Society of America
 
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Most widely held works by Jewish Publication Society of America
The Torah, [Torah the five books of Moses by Bible( Book )

62 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,245 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 )

71 editions published between 1916 and 1988 in English and Hebrew 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 Undetermined and held by 1,471 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
A century of Jewish life by Ismar Elbogen( Book )

16 editions published between 1944 and 1974 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces historical events and movements among the world's Jews, from about 1840 to 1942
The Writings = [Ketuvim] = Kethubim : a new translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text : third section( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of short stories and poems
The book of Isaiah by Edward J Kissane( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany's stepchildren by Solomon Liptzin( Book )

8 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bibliographic notes": p. 287-291
Sabbath, the day of delight by Abraham Ezra Millgram( Book )

8 editions published between 1944 and 1965 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

Jewish pioneers and patriots by Lee M Friedman( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvest in the desert by Maurice Samuel( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathways through the Bible by Mortimer J Cohen( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 388 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
Chapters on Jewish literature by Israel Abrahams( Book )

5 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography at end of each chapter
Of making many books : an annotated list of the books issued by the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1890-1952 by Joshua Bloch( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish community : its history and structure to the American Revolution by Salo W Baron( Book )

2 editions published between 1945 and 1948 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biennial report of the Jewish Publication Society of America by Jewish Publication Society of America( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five years of Jewish endeavor by Jewish Publication Society of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jews of Germany : a story of sixteen centuries by Marvin Lowenthal( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Jewish Publication Society of America, twenty-fifth anniversary, April fifth and sixth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, Philadelphia by Jewish Publication Society of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

controlled identityJewish Publication Society

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 of America

Jewish Publication Society Press

JPS

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

JPS (Jewish Publication Society of America)

Philadelphie (Pa.)

האגודה היהודית להוצאה לאור

アメリカ・ユダヤ教出版協会

Languages
English (274)

Hebrew (4)

German (1)

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[Torah] = The Torah : a modern commentaryThe 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