Jewish Publication Society 2018 by University of Nebraska Press

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Page 10 of Jewish Publication Society 2018

recently released the jps rashi discussion torah commentary steven and sarah levy making rashi accessible for all rashi the medieval french rabbi shlomo yitzchaki 1040–1105 authored monumental commentaries on the hebrew bible and the babylonian talmud with the jps rashi discussion torah commentary his commentary on the torah —regarded as the most authoritative of all torah commentaries —is finally accessible to the entire jewish community steven and sarah levy quote from the biblical text in both hebrew and english highlight rashi’s comments relating to the parashah and delve into his perceptive moral messages in the context of twenty-first-century dilemmas each portion features three essays with analysis and discussion questions that draw on universal human experiences enabling families and shabbat study groups to deepen their understanding of rashi and the portion over the three sabbath meals readers with little or no knowledge of hebrew the torah or jewish practice will feel comfortable diving into this discussion commentary all hebrew terms are defined quoted verses contextualized and less familiar jewish concepts explained “steven and sarah levy have written an engaging invitation to think about rashi’s commentary to the torah and its implications for today it should prove helpful to families and educators enhancing their learning and shabbat experiences.” —rabbi lord jonathan sacks emeritus chief rabbi of the united hebrew congregations of the british commonwealth “i have not seen anything like it its systematic focus on rashi with good stories and questions helps us understand and apply rashi’s teachings to our modern lives.”  —rabbi gerald friedman emeritus rabbi of temple beth sholom of pascack valley new jersey 208 pp • 11 x 8 ½ • 2 indexes $19.95 • paperback • 978-0-8276-1269-3 jps study bible series steven levy is an attorney and director of a real estate investment fund sarah levy is a licensed neuropsychologist who lectures and works with children and families also of interest bar mitzvah a history rabbi michael hilton $30.00 • paperback • 978-0-8276-0947-1 8 the jewish publication society