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 My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the City Miss Cassette Review in Shelf Awareness: “No familiarity with Omaha is needed to enjoy this charming book—it’s for any reader who delights in old houses, faded newspaper clippings, family stories, memories of old restaurants with famous bean soups [...]
Books How to Survive Death and Other Inceonveniences Sue William Silverman Praise from Lilith: “It’s both ironic and not that the title of the book mentions death, since if there was ever a guide for how to live, this is it.” The Biblical Hero: Portraits in Nobility and Fallibility Ell [...]