JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot Page 1...

The most recent addition to the JPS Bible Commentary series covers the varied selections from the Nevi'im that comprise the haftarot, chanted on Sabbaths and holy days in synagogues.

THE JPS BIBLE COMMENTARY HAFTAROT úåøèôä

JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot


About Book JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot

FRONT MATTEREDITORSTitle pageCopyright pageDedication PageTABLE OF CONTENTSACKNOWLEDGMENTSOVERVIEW OF THIS BOOKINTRODUCTIONPublic Recitation of the TorahPublic Recitation of the HaftarahComparisons and Connections between the CyclesThe Present CommentaryNOTES TO THE INTRODUCTIONABBREVIATIONS AND OTHER CONVENTIONSAbbreviationsHebrew Textual Variants (Ketiv and Keri)TransliterationVerse notationChronologyTHE COMMENTARY TO THE HAFTAROTHAFTAROT FOR WEEKLY READINGSGENESISBere'shitNoahLekh LekhaVa-yera'Hayyei SarahToledotVa-yetze'Va-yishlahVa-yetze'Va-yishlahVa-yeshevMikketzVa-yiggashVa-yehiEXODUSShemotVa-'era'Bo'Be-shallahYitroMishpatimTerumahTetzavvehKi Tissa'Va-yak·helPekudeiVa-yak·helPekudeiLEVITICUSVa-yikra'TzavSheminiTazria‘Metzora‘Tazria‘-Metzora‘Aharei MotKedoshim'Aharei Mot-KedoshimKedoshim'EmorBe-harBe-hukkotaiBe-har-Be-hukkotaiNUMBERSBe-midbarNaso'Be-ha‘alotekhaShelah-LekhaKorahHukkatBalakPinhas (before 17th of Tammuz)MattotPinhas (after 17th of Tammuz)Mase‘eiDEUTERONOMYDevarim (Shabbat Hazon)Va-'ethannan (Shabbat Nahamu)‘EkevRe'ehShofetimKi Tetze' Ki Tavo'NitzavimNitzavimVa-yelekhHa'azinu (between Yom Kippur and Sukkot)Ve-zo't Ha-berakhahHAFTAROT FOR SPECIAL SABBATHSHaftarah for Shabbat Rosh HodeshHaftarah for Mahar HodeshHaftarah for Shabbat ShekalimHaftarah for Shabbat ZakhorHaftarah for Shabbat ParahHaftarah for Shabbat ha-HodeshHaftarah for Shabbat ha-GadolHaftarah for First Sabbath of HanukkahHaftarah for Second Sabbath of HanukkahHAFTAROT FOR THE DAYS OF AWEHaftarah for First Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Second Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Shabbat Shuvah (Sabbath before Yom Kippur)Haftarah for Yom Kippur MorningHaftarah for Yom Kippur AfternoonHAFTAROT FOR THE FESTIVALSHaftarah for First Day of SukkotHaftarah for Second Day of SukkotHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of SukkotHaftarah for Shemini AtzeretHaftarah for Simhat TorahHaftarah for First Day of PassoverHaftarah for Second Day of PassoverHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of PassoverHaftarah for Seventh Day of PassoverHaftarah for Eighth Day of PassoverHaftarah for First Day of ShavuotHaftarah for Second Day of ShavuotHAFTAROT FOR WEEKDAY OCCASIONSHaftarah for Tisha b'Av MorningHaftarah for Tisha b'Av AfternoonHaftarah for Fast Day AfternoonsNOTES TO THE COMMENTARYHaftarah for Bere'shitHaftarah for NoahHaftarah for Lekh LekhaHaftarah for Va-yera'Haftarah for Hayyei SarahHaftarah for ToledotHaftarah for Va-yetze' (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yishlah (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yishlah (Sephardim)Haftarah for Va-yeshevHaftarah for MikketzHaftarah for Va-yiggashHaftarah for Va-yehiHaftarah for Shemot (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Shemot (Sephardim)Haftarah for Va-'era'Haftarah for Bo'Haftarah for Be-shallahHaftarah for YitroHaftarah for MishpatimHaftarah for TerumahHaftarah for TetzavvehHaftarah for Ki Tissa'Haftarah for Va-yak-hel (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yak-hel (Sephardim)Haftarah for Pekudei (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yikra'Haftarah for TzavHaftarah for SheminiHaftarah for Tazria‘Haftarah for Metzora‘Haftarah for Aharei MotHaftarah for Kedoshim (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Kedoshim (Sephardim)Haftarah for 'EmorHaftarah for Be-harHaftarah for Be-hukkotaiHaftarah for Be-midbarHaftarah for Naso'Haftarah for Be-ha‘alotekhaHaftarah for Shelah-LekhaHaftarah for KorahHaftarah for HukkatHaftarah for BalakHaftarah for Pinhas (before 17th of Tammuz)Haftarah for MattotHaftarah for Mase‘eiHaftarah for Devarim (Shabbat Hazon)Haftarah for Va-'ethannan (Shabbat Nahamu)Haftarah for ‘EkevHaftarah for Re'ehHaftarah for ShofetimHaftarah for Ki Tetze'Haftarah for Ki Tavo'Haftarah for NitzavimHaftarah for Ha'azinuHaftarah for Shabbat Rosh HodeshHaftarah for Mahar HodeshHaftarah for ShekalimHaftarah for Shabbat ZakhorHaftarah for Shabbat ParahHaftarah for Shabbat ha-HodeshHaftarah for Shabbat ha-GadolHaftarah for First Sabbath of HanukkahHaftarah for Second Sabbath of HanukkahHaftarah for First Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Second Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Shabbat ShuvahHaftarah for Yom Kippur MorningHaftarah for First Day of SukkotHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of SukkotHaftarah for Shemini AtzeretHaftarah for Simhat TorahHaftarah for First Day of PassoverHaftarah for Second Day of PassoverHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of PassoverHaftarah for Eighth Day of PassoverHaftarah for First Day of ShavuotHaftarah for Second Day of ShavuotHaftarah for Tisha b'Av MorningHaftarah for Tisha b'Av AfternoonOVERVIEW OF BIBLICAL BOOKS EXCERPTED IN THE HAFTAROT CYCLEIntroduction to the OverviewTHE BOOK OF JOSHUAStructure und ContentsHistoriography and TheologyTHE BOOK OF JUDGESStructure and ContentHistoriography and TheologyTHE BOOK OF SAMUELStructure und ContentsHistoriographyTHE BOOK OF KINGSStructure and ContentsHistoriography and TheologyTHE BOOK OF ISAIAH: CHAPTERS 1–39The Prophet and His TimesThe Collection and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF ISAIAH: CHAPTERS 40–66The Prophecies and Their TimesThe Collection and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF JEREMIAHThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF EZEKIELThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF HOSEAThe Prophet und His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF JOELTHE BOOK OF AMOSThe Prophet Amos and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF OBADIAHThe Prophet and His TimesStructure and ThemesTHE BOOK OF MICAHThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book und Its MessageTHE BOOK OF HABAKKUKThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF ZECHARIAHThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF MALACHIThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageNOTES TO OVERVIEW OF BIBLICAL BOOKS EXCERPTED IN THE HAFTAROT CYCLEThe Book of JoshuaThe Book of JudgesThe Book of SamuelThe Book of KingsThe Book of Isaiah: Chapters 1–39The Book of Isaiah: Chapters 40–66The Book of JeremiahThe Book of EzekielThe Book of HoseaThe Book of JoelThe Book of AmosThe Book of ObadiahThe Book of MicahThe Book of HabakkukThe Book of ZechariahThe Book of MalachiGUIDE TO HEBREW FOOTNOTESTABLE OF TORAH READINGSINDEX OF HAFTAROT IN ENGLISH ALPHABETICAL; ORDERINDEX OF BIBLICAL PASSAGES
bible commentary haftarot page https publishersrow ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks most recent addition series covers varied selections from nevi that comprise chanted sabbaths holy days synagogues
eBookshuk Books

Dona Gracia of the House of Nasi
The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.

Volume 6, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

The Commentary of R. Samuel Ben Meir Rashbam on Qoheleth


Israel and the Nations
Israel and the Nations is a handbook of Jewish apologetics. The author's primary goal was to put together all the arguments of Jew-baiting and to explain their nature and origin. This work is a source of information and reference for all those who are in quest of enlightenment.

The Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community
This work is a pioneer study of a little-known part of the modern Jewish world that is at once unique and a microcosm of European Jewry as a whole. The story of the Jews of Yugoslavia can be seen as a quest for community, to forge a unity of communal purpose and endeavor.

Studies in Jewish Education IX: Understanding the Bible in Our Time
The ninth volume of Studies in Jewish Education examines issues relating to Biblical research and instruction.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part II): from Noah to Abraham
By extending his method of exegesis in this volume to another section of the Torah, Cassuto indirectly buttressed his theories with new evidence of the inherent rightness of his approach.

Treatise Ta anit of the Babylonian Talmud: Critically Edited and Provided With A Translation and Notes
This book presents the first critical edition of the Talmudic text based on a minute collation of all the existing manuscripts and early editions of the Talmud itself, as well as of the Mishnah, Tosefta, the numerous halakic and haggadic Midrashim, the Yerushalmi, and the so-called Minor Tractates. The text is translated and elucidated for the benefit of a wider circle of readers, who are not in a position to study the original.

Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer
Kabbalistic midrashic work on Genesis, part of Exodus, and a few sentences of Numbers ascribed to R. Eliezer b. Hyrcanus.

Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold
The book tells the story of Henrietta Szold s lost love through her correspondence with Louis Ginzberg and a previously unpublished private journal.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): GENESIS
An electronic edition of Skinner's main work.

A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice
This is the most detailed and comprehensive guide to Jewish practice for home and synagogue, written in the spirit of Modern Orthodox and Conservative movements.

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in 3 Volumes
Henry Charles Lea s three-volume The History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages (sold as a set only) is widely regarded by scholars in the field as one of the outstanding works of scholarship on the subject.

Studia Biblica Vol. 1
asdf

Meeting of Cultures and Clash of Cultures


History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 1: From the Beginning until the Death of Alexander I (1825)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The first volume contains the history of the Jews of Russia and Poland from its beginnings until 1825.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): SAMUEL I & II
Although there have been other contributions on this subject, this volume still is worth having as it contains most of arguments still serving as a basis for modern Christian mainline (and thus also Jewish Reform) liberalism.

Studies in Hebrew Narrative Art (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXVII)
Each of the twelve articles in this volumes illustrates some state of the development of Hebrew narrative prose: from biblical literature though talmudic-midrashic and medieval eras till modern times.

History of the Jews, Vol. 6: A Memoir of the Author by Dr. Philipp Bloch, A Chronological Table of Jewish History, An Index to the Whole Work, and Four Maps
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The sixth volume contains a memoir of the author by Dr. Philipp Bloch, a chronological table of Jewish history, an index to the whole work, and four maps.

Consolation for the Tribulations of Israel
Many centuries ago a thoughtful and scholarly Jew asked the question: Why do the righteous suffer? Anxious to help us reach out for an answer, a brilliant young scholar, Martin A. Cohen, has prepared a translation of Consolaçam as tribulaçoens de Israel, a history of the Jews written by a Portuguese Marrano who had witnessed the tragic events that befell his people in Portugal in the first half of the sixteenth century.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.4
asdf

Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
With the acception of one article, Tales of the Sage by Uffenheimer, which concerns with Biblical exegesis, all other contributions approach their material from literary perspective or as a part of investigation into their history.

TestBook6


What is Jewish Literature?
What Is Jewish Literature? is a richly thoughtful analysis and comprehensive overview of what defines Jewish literature. It is an international collection, an enduring contribution to the literary resource for the those who strive to appreciate, evaluate, and understand the varied riches of Jewish writing.

ADULT EDUCATION IN CRISIS SITUATIONS


Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10
The book contains more than 30 documents related to Portuguese Jewry in general and David Negro and Isaac Abravanel in particular.

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Book of Exodus
The Book of Exodus sets before us, as the Hebrews of later ages told it, and in the vivid, picturesque style which the best Jewish historians could always command, the story of the deliverance from Egypt.

Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion and Law. Vol. III
Many traces of the old modes of life and thought survive in the form of folklore. A few such relics of ruder times, as they are preserved like fossils in the Old Testament, are illustrated and explained by the author in this book. In the third volume The Keepers of the Threshold, the Bird-Sanctuary, The Silent Widow, and other stories are discussed.

The Third Pillar
Through slow and difficult years of impassioned creative effort, the author has summed up, distilled, symbolized the incomparable tragedy of Jewish people into an essentially poetic form that is clear with a great intellectual clarity, as well as majestic with the grandeur of the theme he treats.

The Goddess Anath
A major contribution to Ugaritic scholarship, The Goddess Anath--Cassuto's work on Canaanite Epics of the Patriarchal Age--is a classic authored by one of the greatest Bible scholars.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 3
asdf

Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions
ORIGINS: THE BEGINNINGS OF JEWISH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Palestine in the 18th Century


JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
The most recent addition to the JPS Bible Commentary series covers the varied selections from the Nevi'im that comprise the haftarot, chanted on Sabbaths and holy days in synagogues.

A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice
This is the most detailed and comprehensive guide to Jewish practice for home and synagogue, written in the spirit of Modern Orthodox and Conservative movements.

The Book of Delight and Other Papers
The book contains eight chapters of an absorbing text, including The Book of Delight, A Visit to Hebron, Medieval Mayfaring, and Marriages Are Made in Heaven.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v.4
wert

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 8
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah, Joel
Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the following Biblical books: Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah and Joel by John M. P. Smith, William H. Ward, and Julius A. Bewer.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 1
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 5
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 2
One of the century s great classics of Jewish historiography. The second volume of Professor Baer s monumental work tells the tragic story of the dissolution of the great Spanish Jewish community.

History of the Jews: Complete Set in 6 Volumes
A condensed reproduction of the entire eleven volumes of the “Geschichte der Juden,” the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

Hebrew-English Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This is a Study Edition of the traditional Masoretic text placed next to the classic word-for-word Jewish translation by JPS; it features the most authoritative Hebrew text - based on the Leningrad Codex - complete with cantillation marks, vocalization and verse numbers.

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This acclaimed new translation of the Torah--the Holy Scriptures of the Jewish people,--was prepared according to the Masoretic Text by the Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia), world s oldest Jewish book publisher. Electronic version of it, which is a searchable replica of the printed version was prepared by Varda Books in 2002, with all the latest corrections and revisions having been incorporated.

The Jews of the Kingdom of Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 9
A comprehensive study of the Jews in this kingdom from the massacres of 1391 to the Expulsion.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 6
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.
This is the first volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

THE EVOLUTION OF EXODUS TRADITION
A comprehensive literary inquiry into a history of the Exodus tradition as it has evolved through time. The book examines the narrative of Exodus, compares it to biblical sources as well as to information provided in Apocryphic, Pseudepigrahic, Hellenistic and Midrashic documents.