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."
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.