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 Black Jesus and Other Superheroes Venita Blackburn Finalist for the 2018 Young Lions Fiction Award: “The Young Lions Fiction Award not only celebrates the rising stars in the world of literature, it also ensures that readers can look forward to a bright future of compelling and original stories,” said Vin [...]
Books The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige’s Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic Averell “Ace” Smith Article on the author and book in the Los Angeles Times: “While baseball is at the heart of the book, The Pitcher and the Dictator — the pitcher being the legendary Satchel Paige — t [...]