Save 30% off Bibles and Bible Commentaries @ JPS

From The Jewish Publication Society Save 30% off a selection of Bibles, Bible commentaries, and other great books! Enter 6BPR7 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” To place your order by phone, call Longleaf Services at 1-800-848-6224. Please mention the promotion code when placing your order. This offer expires December 31, 2017. Offer valid on select titles only and may not be…

Justice for All: How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics by Jeremiah Unterman

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Justice for All demonstrates that the Jewish Bible, by radically changing the course of ethical thought, came to exercise enormous influence on Jewish thought and law and also laid the basis for Christian ethics and the broader development of modern Western civilization. Jeremiah Unterman shows us persuasively that the ethics of the Jewish Bible represent a significant moral advance over Ancient Near East cultures. Moreover, he elucidates how the Bible’s…

Chanting the Hebrew Bible, Second, Expanded Edition: The Art of Cantillation by Dr. Joshua R. Jacobson

Chanting the Hebrew Bible, Second, Expanded Edition: The Art of Cantillation by Dr. Joshua R. Jacobson

In this encyclopedic text, completely revised and updated in this second edition, Joshua R. Jacobson presents the history of the ancient Jewish tradition of chanting the Bible and a comprehensive explanation of cantillation practice with its grammatical rules and regional variations. His unique step-by-step system of analysis shows how chanting dramatizes and interprets the meaning of the biblical text. Jacobson also provides complete notation for performing all six musical systems,…

Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books by Mark Glickman

Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books by Mark Glickman

Stolen Words is an epic story about the largest collection of Jewish books in the world—tens of millions of books that the Nazis looted from European Jewish families and institutions. Nazi soldiers and civilians emptied Jewish communal libraries, confiscated volumes from government collections, and stole from Jewish individuals, schools, and synagogues. Early in their regime the Nazis burned some books in spectacular bonfires, but most they saved, stashing the literary…

Return to Zion: The History of Modern Israel by Eric Gartman

Return to Zion: The History of Modern Israel by Eric Gartman

The history of modern Israel is a story of ambition, violence, and survival. Return to Zion traces how a scattered and stateless people reconstituted themselves in their traditional homeland, only to face threats by those who, during the many years of the dispersion, had come to regard the land as their home. This is a story of the “ingathering of the exiles” from Europe to an outpost on the fringes…

Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism: Secrets of “The Guide for the Perplexed” by Micah Goodman

Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism: Secrets of "The Guide for the Perplexed" by Micah Goodman

A publishing sensation long at the top of the best-seller lists in Israel, the original Hebrew edition of Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism has been called the most successful book ever published in Israel on the preeminent medieval Jewish thinker Moses Maimonides. The works of Maimonides, particularly The Guide for the Perplexed, are reckoned among the fundamental texts that influenced all subsequent Jewish philosophy and also proved to…

New JPS Commentary on Song of Songs for Passover, and more!

From The Jewish Publication Society Save 30% off a selection of books in time for Passover! Visit ourPassover sale page for more information. To receive your discount, enter the code 6PSP5 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “update.” To place your order by phone, call Longleaf Services at 1-800-848-6224. Please mention the promotion code when placing your order. This discount expires April 10, 2015. Offer…