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At our Jewish gift shop in Brookline, MA we carry a wide range of unique Jewish items. 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 in , edited 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. Buy a cheap copy of The Modern Men's Torah Commentary: New book. Reconnect with the power and promise of engagement with Torah--from a modern men's perspective. This major contribution to modern biblical commentary addresses the Free shipping over $
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The revised edition of The Torah: A Modern Commentary has a much better layout, better translations and better organization than the previous version. The footnotes are more meaningful, and the commentary is improved. There are also corrections to the Hebrew text, and clearer typesetting/5(87).
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The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition. David E.S. Stein, W. Gunther Plaut. Rating details 45 ratings 3 reviews. In stock; ships from CA/5. 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 by 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 detailed 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. Init won the National Jewish Book Council Everett Family Foundation’s Jewish Book of the Year Award.
It was presented to President Barack Obama at the WRJ Assembly. 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).