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 A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir Sandra Gail Lambert Review in Lambda Literary: “Lambert writes with a studied aloofness and matter-of-fact tone about a body that constantly generates conflict with itself and the world around it. There is a rich practicality to her wisdom, and a pure, knowing access to physicalit [...]
Books Standing Up To Colonial Power: The Livers of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud Renya K. Ramirez Review in Publishers Weekly: “Ramirez (Gender, Belonging, and Native American Women) employs her professional skills as an anthropologist to tell the story of her grandparents, Native American activists whose work [...]