After serving as founding director of the Religious Action Center in Washington, DC, Rabbi Richard Hirsch moved to Israel to lead the World Union for Progressive Judaism and become a tireless advocate for the global Reform Jewish community. This book traces Rabbi Hirsch's efforts to build and support Progressive Judaism in Israel and to integrate Reform Judaism into the institutions of the Zionist Movement. For the Sake of Zion is fascinating and instructive reading for anyone seeking a better understanding of the Reform Movement outside North America. Co-published with the World Union for Progressive Judaism.
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This travel edition of The Torah: A Modern Commentary includes the full text of the revised edition in a size that is easy to transport. The reinforced binding and smaller size makes it useful for students and ideal for traveling.
New in 2005, this Revised Edition brings contemporary values and a fresh vibrancy to the 1981 Plaut edition, North America's longtime most popular Torah commentary.
Now divided by parashiyot
Aliyot markers included in each parashah Haftarah follows each parashah Side-by-side English and Hebrew translation Gender-sensitive Clearer type, vowels, and cantillation marks