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 Three Seconds in Munich: The Controversial 1972 Olympic Basketball Final David A. F. Sweet Praise from Publishers Weekly: “Sportswriter Sweet presents this clear-eyed account of the scandalous end to the 1972 Olympic men’s basketball final… Sweet’s excellent reporting sheds light on a controversial, n [...]
Books The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings Jeffrey L. Rubenstein Review in The Lehrhaus: “The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings provides a window into the profound wisdom of Hazal for scholar and layman alike . . . We are grateful that some academics dedicate time and effort to sharing [...]