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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Books War Flower Brooke King Starred review from Kirkus: “An absolutely compelling war memoir marked by the author’s incredible strength of character and vulnerability.” Typically Jewish Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Review from Kirkus: “A spirited examination of the essence of Jewishness.” [...]
This spring, JPS welcomes four new titles to its library of books of enduring worth. These four take particular interest in Jewish Culture—both how it has been represented in history and its common traits today. Typically Jewish Nancy Kalikow Maxwell March 2019 Is laughter essential to Jewish identity? Do Jews possess sp [...]