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Each book of these commentaries features thousands and tens of thousands of "live" biblical references: click on a reference and the JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh will appear with the original Hebrew and its new JPS translation side-by-side!

  • JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh one of the best translations of Tanakh currently available.

  • JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Haftorah, Jonah, Esther the only complete Jewish commentaries on Torah combining traditional insight with the latest work of Biblical scholarship.
     
  • The Documentary Hypothesis: Eight Lectures - probably the best, most focused attack on Wellhausen's Documentary Hypothesis and a powerful defense of the integrity of the biblical text.
     
  • A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah one of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship.
     
  • 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.
     
  • A Commentary on the Book of Exodus the last of the commentaries rendered into English, this Cassuto's work ranks among the finest modern contributions to the treasury of Biblical learning.
     
  • The Goddess Anath a major contribution to Ugaritic scholarship, The Goddess AnathCassuto's work on Canaanite Epics of the Patriarchal Ageis a classic authored by one of the greatest Bible scholars.
     
  • Biblical and Oriental Studies (two volumes) Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.
     
  • The Heritage of Biblical Israel: Understanding Genesis A turning point in Jewish approach to the Bible by Nahum Sarna, it combines the rabbinic tradition and modern scholarship.

    Plus major midrashic collections . . .
     
  • Ginsberg's Legends of the Jews; Friedlander's Pirke de_Rabbi Elizer, Malter's Treatise Taanit of the Babylonian Talmud; Braude's Tanna Debe Eliyyahu; and Lauterbach's Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael

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  • Mishnah the earliest known compilation of the Oral Torah with translation
    and commentaries by Phillip Blackman.
     
  • Ein Yaakov the only complete English translation of the classic collection of all non-legal material in the Talmud, compiled by Rabbi Yaakov ibn Chaviv, the fifteenth century sage.

 

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SUPERIOR BROWSING: Familiar printed book metaphor of this electronic edition of TANAKH allows you to start using it with no time lost to learn how.

SOPHISTICATED NAVIGATION: More then 75,000 links, bookmarks, and markers make sophisticated navigation within your Tanakh a virtual breeze.

CROSS-FILE-SEARCHABILITY: Achieve superior results and maximum scholarly productivity when you search Tanakh together with other books in the bookshelf.
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"LIVE" BIBLICAL REFERENCES When you click on a biblical reference in any book of the commentary, your Tanakh will open in the appropriate place Hebrew and English side-by-side.
 
HIGHLIGHT, BOOKMARK, ANNOTATE, LINK, SHARE: Now, using these powerful tools for computer-assisted reading, you approach and comprehend the text in the ways that never before was possible. The pages become not only transmitter of wisdom, but also convenient collectors of relevant information. It is also perfect for a remote study-buddy approach to the Torah learning.

 

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Index of Torah Readings, Cantillation marks, Vocalization, Paragraph breaks, Parasha breaks

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   Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
by Umberto Moshe David Cassuto; tr. Israel Abrahams /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.


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   JPS Torah Commentary: Deuteronomy
by Jeffrey H. Tigay /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

The fifth and final JPS commentary on the last book of the Torah.


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   The Documentary Hypothesis and the Composition of the Pentateuch: Eight Lectures
by Umberto Moshe David Cassuto; tr. Israel Abrahams /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

Although originally published more then 50 years ago, this little Cassuto's book is still probably the best, most focused attack on Wellhausen's Documentary Hypothesis and a powerful defense of the integrity of the biblical text.


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   A Commentary on the Book of Exodus
by Umberto Moshe David Cassuto; tr. Israel Abrahams /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

The last of the commentaries rendered into English, this Cassuto's work ranks among the finest modern contributions to the treasury of Biblical learning.


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   Ein Yaakov
by Avraham Yaakov Finkel /Rowman & Littlefield/ Rowman & Littlefield
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   JPS Bible Commentary: Esther
by Adele Berlin /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

In this latest addition to the Jewish Publication Society's commentary series, the reader will further be reworded with many productive and original insights: in this particular case on the background of the feast of Purim.


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   JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus
by Nahum M. Sarna /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

Masterly commentary on the second book of the Bible by eminent Jewish scholar.


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   A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
by Umberto Moshe David Cassuto; tr. Israel Abrahams /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.


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   A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part II): from Noah to Abraham
by Umberto Moshe David Cassuto; tr. Israel Abrahams /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

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.


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   JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
by Michael Fishbane /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

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.


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   JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
by Uriel Simon /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

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


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   JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis
by Nahum M. Sarna /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

The JPS Torah Commentary series guides readers through the words and ideas of the Torah. Each volume is the work of a scholar who stands at the pinnacle of his field.


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   JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus
by Baruch A. Levine /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

Levine ably brings modern scholarship as well as rabbinic commentary to bear when discussing the text in this third book in JPS Torah Commentary series.


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   Legends of the Jews
by Louis Ginzberg /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

A most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible drawn largely on Jewish lore and tradition. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the patriarchs.


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   Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael (3 vols.)
by Jacob Lauterbach (tr.) /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

An electronic edition of JPS's original 3-volume set, based on manuscript and early editions.


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   Mishnayoth
by Rabbi Phillip Blackman /Varda Books/ eBookShuk
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   JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers
by Jacob Milgrom /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

Commentary on the Torah' forth book by one of the most insteresting modern Jewish thinkers.


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   Pesikta de-Rab Kahana
by William G. Braude (Gershon Zev) (Translator) /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

A winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 1976, this book is the translation of the Pesikta, a famous collection of midrashim. The Pesikta emerged in a time of deep crisis for the Jewish people, disappeared sometime in the sixteenth century, and was reborn only in the nineteenth century.


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   Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer
by Gerald Friedlander (Translator and editor) /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

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


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   JPS Hebrew-English (Jewish Bible) Tanakh
by JPS / Varda Books /Varda Books/ eBookShuk

A true searchable (offline -- English only; in optional online mode -- both English and Hebrew) replica (including Biblical Hebrew vowel and cantillation marks) of the original 2nd printed edition. It is a MUST for any serious student of The Holy Scriptures and perfect a participant in Bible-study groups.


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