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  • The Torah
  • Introduction by Rabbi Rodney Mariner
  • Format: Hardcover | ISBN: 9781857333800
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A classic early 20th century translation by the Jewish Publication Society is graced by reproductions of ancient frescoes, medieval illuminated manuscripts, and paintings by contemporary artists.

   • Bound in blue cloth with illuminated front cover,  bears all the hallmarks of a classic work.
   • This edition brings together one of the most beautiful  renderings of the Hebrew Bible in the English language with a wealth of Jewish art and imagery.
   • Seventy-four ancient colour illustrations using archive material from many major collections & museums enhance the epic journey through time of  a unique people.
   • The text selected is the classic 1917 Jewish Publicaton Society translation which brings alive the history of the Jewish people in a classical way.
   • In addition to the contents a synoptic contents has been added to the beginning of each book of the Torah to help the reader locate the better known events and their themes.
   • The Hebrew texts as they actually appear in the Torah scroll have also been included for several significant passages.
   • This edition would grace any home or make an ideal present for any rite of passage.
   • An introduction by Rabbi Mariner sets the tone of this magnificent yet perfect sized edition of the best selling book in the world.

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