Etz Chaim Torah and Commentary, Full Size Hardcover


This mammoth book is a humas for the spirit and the mind. It is based on the renowned JPS 1985 translation of the Torah and features separate p’shat and d’rash commentary themes, showing two approaches to interpreting the Torah. There are also essays on key themes by prominent Conservative Movement rabbis and scholars; a special section, halakhah l’ma-aseh, that points out where Jewish laws are based on biblical passages; and indications of traditional readings for Sephardic and Ashkenazic communities. Etz Hayim is a publication of the Conservative Jewish Movement produced through a joint venture consisting of The Rabbinical Assembly, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and The Jewish Publication Society. Hardcover, 1559 pages, isbn 9780827607125

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