Posts Tagged ‘NMAJH’

The Future of American Jewish Bible Translation

April 13, 2017

Since there’s no podcast this week (regular Torah readings resume after Passover NEXT Saturday, with Parshat Shmini), I thought it might be worth posting this notice for folks who are on the East Coast.  I’m chairing the afternoon session.  Click the link to register.  See you there!

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The Future of American Jewish Bible Translation

Sunday, April 30  •  9:30 am – 3:30 pm
At the Museum
Sponsored by The Jewish Publication SocietyCreighton University College of Arts and Sciences, and NMAJH
A special symposium in celebration of the 100th anniversary of The JPS Holy Scriptures, with many of the nation’s leading Bible scholars. After a look back at the last century, representatives from all the major rabbinical seminaries will discuss “Trends in Bible Scholarship and Translation” at the morning session. Scholars involved in the JPS Bible Commentary series will offer “Notes for a New Translation” at the afternoon session, that will also address the startling impact of the digital revolution in education and publishing.
Free, advance registration required

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