Founded in 1888, the Jewish Publication Society is the preeminent publisher of classic and contemporary Jewish texts for readers of English worldwide. The current list includes nearly three hundred scholarly and popular works of history, philosophy, ethics, and theology. JPS is best known for its acclaimed Bible commentary and its widely read English translation of the Hebrew Bible, the JPS TANAKH.
In 2012 JPS and UNP agreed to a partnership. UNP now produces and distributes JPS books, while title acquisition and content development remain in the hands of JPS staff. For more information about JPS, please visit jps.org.
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Awards The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America’s Gilded Age Robert Aquinas McNally Awarded the Gold Californiana medal from the California Book Awards. Books The Lewis and Clark Expedition Day by Day Gary E. Moulton Featured in Omaha World-Hearald: “Johnsgard and Moulton are examples of what [...]
Awards Amina Gautier Winner of the PEN/Malamud Award: “Amina Gautier is a prolific and award-winning writer of short fiction. In myriad stories that captivate readers and critics alike, she complicates and illuminates the intersection of self and place, with characters who navigate the pitfalls and pleasures o [...]