Philip Birnbaum פלטיאל בירנבוים

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Torah and Haftarot התורה וההפטרות

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Title: The Torah and the Haftarot התורה וההפטרות with a new English Translation, an Introduction, and Notes by Philip Birnbaum
Date: ⓒ 1983 by Philip Birnbaum
Publisher: New York N.Y. (U.S.A.): Hebrew Publishing Company
Contents: Five Books of Moses (Pentateuch) and Prophet Readings (Haftarot)

Language: Hebrew and English

Images: Cover, Hebrew Title page, English Title page
Location: Collection Bibelarchiv- Birnbaum. Karlsruhe, Baden. Germany

Comments: Hardbound octavo, XXVIII and 467 double pages; Section 1 is the Torah with Masorah (Hebrew text) on the right, translation on the left (of double-)page. Books opens from the rear. Explanations on the text in the footnotes. The Haftaroth are in section 2, introduced by »Tora and Haftarah Blessings«. Layout of these Prophet Readings same as Torah section, explanations included. Unfortunately there‘s no index on the Haftaroth- scriptures (but can be requested from birnbaum(at)bibelarchiv.com)


Five Megilloth חמש מגלות

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Title: Five Megilloth .חמש מגלות Edited, Translated and Annotated by Philip Birnbaum
Date: ⓒ 1973. [This edition dated] November 1991 

Publisher: New York N.Y. (U.S.A.): Hebrew Publishing Company
Contents: Five Scrolls: Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Kohelet, Esther
שיר השירים, רות ,איכה קהלת, מגלת אסתר,
Introduction to each of the Five Megilloth.
Language: Hebrew and English
Images: Cover, Title page
Location: Collection Bibelarchiv- Birnbaum. Karlsruhe, Baden. Germany
Comments: Paperback octavo, 125 pp. Masorah on the right, translation on the facing (double-)page. Annotations in the footnotes. Verse -numbering in Lamentations only. Book opens from the rear.

New Treasury of Judaism

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Title: The New Treasury of Judaism. Compiled and Edited by Philip Birnbaum
Date: ⓒ 1957, 1962 by Hebrew Publishing Co. 1977 by Philip Birnbaum
Publisher: New York, N.Y. (U.S.A.): Sanhedrin Press. A division of Hebrew Publishing Company
Contents: This is the T´nakh in condensed form, from every book of the Hebrew Scriptures. Furthermore it‘s a compilation of texts from the Apocrypha, Flavius Josephus, the Mishna, the Talmud, the Midrash, the Zohar, the Siddur and from 54 wise men, Rabbis and religious thinkers. Among them are Moses Maimonides, Rashi, Baal Shem Tov, Jakob Emden, Joseph Karo, Abraham Isaac Kook, S. R. Hirsch, Abraham J. Heschel, to name just a few. From the Book of Psalms 31 chapters are included.
Images: Cover, Title page
Location: Collection Bibelarchiv- Birnbaum. Karlsruhe, Baden. Germany


Comments: Hardbound ovtavo, 528 pp. Approximately half of the book contains the biblical scriptures Including the Apocrypha. All books are introduced but text is condensed. The second half are extra- biblical writings and those of the Wise.


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