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Etz Hayim Torah/Haftarot Commentary Request

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#1 Gordon



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Posted 04 September 2014 - 02:43 AM

Accordance has done a great service in providing the volume "Torah A Modern Commentary" published by the URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) which is one of the 3 major branches of Judaism (Reform, Conservative, Orthodox).


If Accordance is not aware, I would like to bring to your attention that 

the Conservative movement has also published a volume entitled " Etz Hayim: Torah Commentary" which, unlike the Reform movement's volume, contains a digest of the commentary drawn from the acclaimed JPS Torah Commentary on the Five Books of Moses and a digest of commentary  from Prof Michael Fishane's JPS Haftarot volume(Prophetic readings in the Synagogue on Sabbaths and Holy Days) plus important Essays on a Biblical life and perspectives; Biblical religion and law; Worship, Ritual and Halakhah; and Text and Context --all these essays written by eminent Jewish scholars.  


This volume is widely used in Conservative synagogues throughout the English speaking world especially in North America.


Has Accordance ever considered offering this volume?  

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Posted 19 October 2014 - 02:55 PM

I'd be interested, too!
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Posted 19 October 2014 - 07:35 PM

Me too  :)

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Posted 19 October 2014 - 09:14 PM

Like those who wrote before me I, too would love to see the Etz Hayim Torah/Haftorat commentary in Accordance! :)

And, I hope that this thread will be moved to the "Feature or Module Request" section of the Accordance Forums to increase it's visibility.

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Posted 20 October 2014 - 12:30 AM

I'm in too

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Posted 20 October 2014 - 03:33 AM

Add me. The reviews in amazon are very positive.

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