Wednesday, June 07, 2017

JPS translation centennial

COMMEMORATION: Translating the Torah for today (N.S. Palmer, The Jewish Journal). An essay that celebrates the centennial of the 1917 Jewish Publication Society translation of the Bible and the symposium recently held in honor of it.

You can read the 1917 translation here. The New JPS Tanakh can be ordered here. For the history of this translation, see here.