Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary

Posted on: 
Tuesday April 10, 2012

List price: $79.00
Bulk pricing: $59.00 for 24-103, $55.00 for 104+
ISBN 0827607121
Pages 1559 hc

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David L. Lieber, senior editor
Chaim Potok, p’shat commentary editor 
Harold Kushner, d’rash commentary editor
Michael Fishbane, haftarah commentary
Jules Harlow, literary editor
Elliot Dorff and Susan Grossman, halakhah l’ma'aseh editors

Etz Hayim is a publication of the Conservative movement, produced through a joint venture with the Rabbinical Assembly, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and the Jewish Publication Society. It features the renowned 1985 JPS English translation; authoritative Hebrew text according to Masoretic tradition; essays on key themes by prominent Conservative movement rabbis and scholars; two separate sections of commentary, representing two approaches to interpreting the Torah. New haftarah commentary by noted biblical scholar Michael Fishbane points out the connections to the weekly Torah portion, provides line-by-line commentary on the prophetic text, and indicates readings for Sephardic and Ashkenazic communities; special section pointing to Jewish laws based on biblical passages (halakhah l'ma-aseh); notation of traditional readings for Sephardic and Ashkenazic communities.

Etz Hayim Errata

For a complete list of Etz Hayim errata go to Rabbi David Stein's website.

Corrections to Etz Hayim have been made as they've been reported but since there have been 11 printings of the book the corrections are not found in all printings. Therefore, if you think you've found an error please check with that website and if it's not listed please report it to David.

Price: $79.00