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 The Star and the Scepter: A Diplomatic History of Israel Praise from the Jerusalem Report: “As a history, The Star and the Scepter delivers a matter-of-fact account of Jewry’s international relations; it concerns itself with praxis, not theory (and therefore a theoretical treatise remains a major d [...]
Books The Speed Game: My Fast Times in Baseball Praise from The Guy Who Reviews Sports Books: “This is the second memoir by a basketball coach that I read over the long Thanksgiving weekend and it lived up to what I hoped it would be—as entertaining and fast-paced as this coach’s basketball philoso [...]