JBuzz News December 19, 2012: Jewish Publication Society & University of Nebraska Press: A Jewish Publisher and a University Press Make Their Marriage Work

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JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS

A Jewish Publisher and a University Press Make Their Marriage Work

Source: Publishers Weekly, 12-19-12

Few Jews know it, but the Torah translation they crack open after they slide into the pews of their synagogue or temple was published by the nation’s oldest nonprofit Jewish press: the Jewish Publication Society (JPS).Neither do they know that JPS nearly shuttered last year, but has found new life through a collaborative relationship with the University of Nebraska Press.

That partnership has allowed JPS to continue its mission of delivering classical Jewish texts into the hands of scholars, students, and ordinary synagogue-goers…..READ MORE

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