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Jewish Publication Society of America

Overview
Works: 547 works in 1,185 publications in 3 languages and 26,459 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Illustrated works  Periodicals  Bibliography  Art  Dictionaries  Introductions  Prophecies 
Roles: Publisher, Translator, Editor, Other, Responsible party, Author, 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 Jewish Publication Society( Book )

63 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,249 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"--Amazon.com
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 3 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[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 1,475 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 1,148 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 )

16 editions published between 1944 and 1974 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces historical events and movements among the world's Jews, from about 1840 to 1942
The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion
The Writings = [Ketuvim] = Kethubim : a new translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic text : third section( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 555 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 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany's stepchildren by Solomon Liptzin( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bibliographic notes": p. 287-291
The Jewish community, its history and structure to the American revolution by Salo W Baron( Book )

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

Volume 3
[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

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

8 editions published between 1944 and 1965 in English and held by 493 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 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvest in the desert by Maurice Samuel( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Psalms. [Sefer Tehilim] a new translation according to the traditional Hebrew text by Jewish Publication Society of America( Book )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2001 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathways through the Bible by Mortimer J Cohen( Book )

12 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 387 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 373 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 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapters on Jewish literature by Israel Abrahams( Book )

5 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 267 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)

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האגודה היהודית להוצאה לאור

アメリカ・ユダヤ教出版協会

Languages
English (335)

Hebrew (5)

German (2)

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[Torah] = The Torah : a modern commentaryThe ProphetsThe 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 translationThe book of Psalms. [Sefer Tehilim] a new translation according to the traditional Hebrew text