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URJ Books And Music :: Adult Non Fiction/Text Study :: Mishlei: A Modern Commentary on Proverbs

Mishlei: A Modern Commentary on Proverbs
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ISBN: 0-8074--0757-7

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Mishlei: A Modern Commentary on Proverbs

Edited and translated by Leonard S. Kravitz and Kerry M. Olitzky

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URJ Press Allows you to rediscover another classic Jewish text
From the authors who brought you the highly acclaimed Pirke Avot: A Modern Commentary on Jewish Ethics comes another thoughtful work exploring a Jewish classic.

Introducing a new user-friendly translation and commentary to the book of Proverbs!

"It is a tree of life to those that hold fast to it and all of its supporters are happy."

Proverbs 3:18

Passages from Proverbs have worked their way into our siddur and Jewish vocabulary. Now the editors of Pirkei Avot: A Modern Commentary on Jewish Ethics and Shemonah Perakim: A Treatise on the Soul bring you a contemporary, gender-sensitive translation of Proverbs, based on recent advances in scholarship.

Included in this new edition are:

  • The Hebrew text of Proverbs
  • A modern commentary
  • Gleanings on related topics from other sources
  • Related topical mini-essays
Perfect for adult education or personal study, this title will help bring the timeless teachings of Proverbs to a new generation of readers.

Author/Composer/Illustrator/Artist

Kravitz, Leonard
Olitzky, Kerry

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