The Jewish Study Bible: Jewish Publication Society Tanakh Translation

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Adele Berlin, Marc Zvi Brettler, Michael A. Fishbane, Nathan Cummings Professor of Jewish Studies and Chair of the Committee on Jewish Studies Michael Fishbane, PhD
Oxford University Press, 2004 - 2190 pages
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The Jewish Study Bible is a one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. Nearly forty scholars worldwide contributed to the translation and interpretation of the Jewish Study Bible, representing the best of Jewish biblical scholarship available today. A committee of highly-respected biblical scholars and rabbis from the Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism movements produced this modern translation.

No knowledge of Hebrew is required for one to make use of this unique volume. The Jewish Study Bible uses The Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation.

Since its publication, the Jewish Study Bible has become one of the most popular volumes in Oxford's celebrated line of bibles. The quality of scholarship, easy-to-navigate format, and vibrant supplementary features bring the ancient text to life.

* Informative essays that address a wide variety of topics relating to Judaism's use and interpretation of the Bible through the ages.
* In-text tables, maps, and charts.
* Tables of weights and measures.
* Verse and chapter differences.
* Table of Scriptural Readings.
* Glossary of technical terms.
* An index to all the study materials.
* Full color New Oxford Bible Maps, with index.

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My only regret is that it does not include the New Testament. Of course, it is not intended to do that. Read full review

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I am finding this an interesting learning experience. In some cases the notes exceed my expectations, and in others, it is clear to me through this reasoning, why Israel chose not to see Yeshua as ... Read full review


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Michael Fishbane is at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

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