Commentary on the Torah

by Richard E. Friedman

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Old Testament Study Guide,
  • Religion,
  • O.T,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Reference,
  • Pentateuch,
  • O.T,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Religion / Reference,
  • Bible,
  • Biblical Commentary - Old Testament,
  • Bible,
  • Commentaries
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages704
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Open LibraryOL9234510M
ISBN 100060625619
ISBN 109780060625610

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The Torah: A Women’s Commentary was introduced in grand style with a party at the December WRJ Assembly and URJ Biennial in San Diego. In , it won the National Jewish Book Council Everett Family Foundation’s Jewish Book of the Year Award. It was presented to President Barack Obama at the WRJ Assembly. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The book features an extended introduction by Tabory, the classic Hebrew Haggadah text side-by-side with its English translation, and Tabory’s clear and insightful critical-historical commentary. This is a significant and valuable work that, in examining the Haggadah from an historical perspective, offers insight into Jewish history as well. Chronicles of the Messiah opens the world of the Gospels and returns it to its original context within Judaism and the Jewish people of Jesus' day. This year-long Bible study provides a complete Messianic commentary on the Gospels, explaining the teachings of Jesus in their Jewish context.

Audio Magazine. Shadows of the Messiah Audio Commentary on Yeshua in the Torah contains fifty-four audio chapters corresponding to the fifty-four Torah portions. The audio magazine supplement includes an in-depth parashah overview, a focused teaching on a Messianic aspect of the parashah, a unique teaching about the names and titles of the Messiah, and a children’s story about the Torah portion. This new edition, revised in , brings contemporary values and a fresh vibrancy to the Plaut edition, North America's longtime most popular Torah commentary. Now divided by parashiyot. Aliyot markers included in each parashah. Haftarah follows each parashah. Side-by-side English and Hebrew translation. Gender-sensitive. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Benner's Commentary on The Torah by Jeff A. Benner Paperback Book at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

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English translation of the entire Tanakh (Tanach) with Rashi's commentary. This Hebrew Bible was edited by esteemed translator and scholar, Rabbi A.J. Rosenberg. Torah - The Pentateuch Nevi'im - Prophets Ketuvim - Scriptures. Bereishit - Genesis Shemot - Exodus Vayikra - Leviticus Bamidbar - Numbers Devarim - Deuteronomy.

Torah and Commentary: The Five Books of Moses by Sol Scharfstein is a new, highly readable translation of the Torah, Judaism s most sacred text, and is accompanied by interpretations of over 2, biblical passages.

The interpretations are by classical and contemporary rabbinic commentators, and the translation and commentaries are presented in /5(8). The Torah, also known as the Five Books of Moses or the Pentateuch, is divided into 54 separate portions, each named for the first word or words of the passage — and each linked to a specific weekly portion — known as Parashat Hashavuah, or simply “the parsha” — is read aloud, or chanted, from the Torah scroll as part of the Torah service in synagogue on Shabbat (Saturday.

The Women's Torah Commentary: New Insights from Women Rabbis on the 54 Weekly Torah Portions Edited by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, Jewish Lights Publishing (September ).

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Unravel the mysterious laws of clean and unclean, the detailed sacrificial system, the priesthood and Temple, and discover their deeper, Messianic meanings. In this groundbreaking and Commentary on the Torah book new commentary, one of the world's leading biblical scholars unveils the unity and continuity of the Torah for the modern reader.

Richard Elliott Friedman, the bestselling author of Who Wrote the Bible?, integrates the most recent discoveries in biblical archaeology and research with the fruits of years of experience studying and teaching the Bible to 3/5(3). Commentary on the Torah - Ebook written by Richard Elliott Friedman.

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Commentary on the Torah is a translation and explanation of the five books of Moses, by Richard Elliot Friedman. It starts with the creation of the world, then the Jewish people and then one specific family with all the interpretation knotted into one consistent voice/5.

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Block, the CCAR Press proudly presents an excerpt from a chapter written by Rabbi Judith Lazarus Siegal. This new book, which unites more than 50 authors who offer commentary on each of the 54 weekly parashot juxtaposed. The 5 books of Torah have chapters Selected commentary by Rashi Stars were created on the first day, and were fixed in their proper positions on the fourth day.

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This week marks the beginning of the third book of the Torah, Vayikra, alternately referred to in Hebrew as Torat Kohanim, the 'teaching of the priests', and in Latin as Leviticus. Modern scholars and traditional commentators alike highlight the positioning of Vayikra, literally at the heart of the Five Book of Moses.

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Benner shares his over 20 years of research and studies of the Torah. This work explains the linguistic and cultural background of many verses, topics, names and words in the Torah. When the Torah is understood from the perspective of an Ancient Hebrew, rather from a Modern Westerner, the text comes to life and new revelations are.

While other commentaries are generally collections of comments by a number of scholars, this is a unified commentary on the Torah by a single scholar, the most unified by.

stance. The Torah contains a number of repetitions, but none as extended as this one. since the passage seems typical of P in content and in style, it is probable that a priestly editor inserted the passage into Deuteronomy [4].

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Stein. avg rating • 41 ratings by Goodreads. ISBN ISBN Publisher: Union for Reform Judaism, This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. View all /5(41). An Excerpt from the Book -- JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis.

When Joseph was a slave in Potiphar's household "God was with him" and gave him success in his work, thereby enabling him to win his master's favor. Here in prison he is at the lowest point of his fortunes, forlorn and helpless.5/5(). The groundbreaking volume The Torah: A Women's Commentary, originally published by URJ Press and Women of Reform Judaism, has been awarded the top prize in the oldest Jewish literary award program, the National Jewish Book Awards.A work of great import, the volume is the result of 14 years of planning, research, and fundraising.

THE HISTORY: At the 39th Women of Reform. Casebound 6-Book Set. Book One: Contains Messianic Jewish commentary on the haftarah portions for Genesis includes readings from Isaiah, Ezekiel, Malachi, Hosea, Amos, Obadiah, and one also includes commentary on special haftarah selections for Rosh Chodesh and the days of Channukah.

Book Two: Contains commentary on the haftarah readings for Exodus: Selections from Judges, Kings. This Genesis book is part of an excellent Torah commentary set from JPS, it is a must have for anyone looking for good scholarship and further explanations of the Torah.

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