Etz Hayim Humash

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ISBN 9780827608047 Pages 1398 pb  Contact or 201-216-9400 ext. 2 for more info. This 5x7 edition is a convenient alternative to the standard hardcover and is ideal for personal study and travel. It contains biblical all the material in the original, except for the essays.


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. 
Editors David L. Lieber (senior) Chaim Potok, (p’shat commentary), Harold Kushner (d’rash commentary), Michael Fishbane (haftarah) Jules Harlow (literary editor) Elliot Dorff and Susan Grossman (halakhah l’ma'aseh)
Format 1559 pages, hardcover
ISBN 9780827607125

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