The Haftarah Commentary
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Commentary by Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut
Translation by Rabbi Chaim Stern, with the assistance of Philip D. Stern
Rabbi S. David Sperling, Consulting Editor


The Haftarah Commentary is a comprehensive translation of the weekly selections from the Prophets and Writings, complete with meticulously cantillated Hebrew text, commentary and translations, essays, gleanings from sources modern and ancient, notes, glossary, bibliography, and additional selections for use as alternatives to the traditional haftarot. To insure the accuracy and accessibility of the new volume, consulting editor S. David Sperling, a professor of Hebrew at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, reviewed the entire text and commentary.

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ISBN 978-0-88123-251-6
Copyright © 1996
Hardcover
Hebrew-Opening
8" x 10 1/4"
3 lb
Page Count: 922