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The Living Torah and The Living Nach are popular, clear and modern English translations of The Living Torah is a translation of the Torah by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan. It was and remains a highly popular translation, and was reissued in a. Hebrew with a clear and uniquely modern translation based on traditional Jewish sources Includes notes, introduction, maps, tables, charts, bibliography and. The Five Books of Moses and the Haftarot. A new translation based on traditional Jewish Sources, with notes, introduction, maps, tables, charts, bibliography.

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This page was last edited on 27 Augustat The dispute comes about because he consciously interspersed the translation with later rabbinic commentary and Jewish law. His writing is original and incisive.

In his short lifetime he wrote over over 50 books. But it is an intensely satisfying experience as well, because this book is crammed with substance and enlightenment.

Kaplan’s translation has been criticized in some circles for mistranslating the text.

Gerald marked it as to-read Feb 25, Shreyansh marked it as to-read Jun 01, Rafael Haimov marked it as to-read Aug 01, Anonymous marked it as to-read Nov 12, When he decided to devote his overflowing heart and massive intellect to the writing and teaching of traditional Torah values, the Jewish people gained a prolific and brilliant expositor with the uncommon gift of analyzing and presenting the most complex ideas in accessible terms.


And when he passed away suddenly at the age of 48 with decades of productive activity still ahead of him, Jewry lost a priceless, irreplaceable treasure. But most of all, it is always clear and to the point. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Open Preview See a Problem? However, this work has been hailed as one of the best English translations of the Torah, next to Rabbi Hirsch’s translation, because of his inclusion of the rabbinic elucidation of the text. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. These follow Rabbi Kaplan’s format and approach, and were prepared posthumously: To ask other readers questions about The Living Torahplease sign up.

Romain Niviere marked it as to-read Feb 15, Every appetite for Jewish themes will be whetted and satisfied by this book. Eliezer rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Ann marked it as to-read Jan 13, The series is published by Moznaim Publishers. He died in at the young age of 48 years. Cyndy Fitzpatrick marked it as to-read Sep 26, Julian Vaughan rated it it was amazing Mar 29, The Living Torah and The Living Nach are popular, clear and modern English translations of the Tanakh based on traditional Jewish sources, along with extensive notes, maps, illustrations, diagrams, charts, bibliography, and index.

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Views Read Edit View history. Lewis Shepherd is currently reading it Nov 10, Born in New York City. As a graduate student, Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was described in a scientific “Who’s Who” as the most promising young physicist in America.


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The Living Torah and Nach

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True, to read this collection is to feel a keen sense of loss at the premature passing of a bright star in the Jewish literary firmament. Kytriya Luebeck rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Valentina rated it it was amazing Jun 05, We put it down enriched by the intellectual company of Aryeh Kaplan, and grateful for this “gift he left behind.

Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberga prominent legal decider for the Orthodox community, is reported to have said that the translation is so good that if one is unable to read the Targum Onkeloswhich is written in Aramaicone can fulfill Shnayim mikra ve-echad targumthe obligatory weekly reading of the Torah twice in Hebrew and once with translation, with The Living Torah’ s translation. He later continued his training at different Yeshivot in Israel.

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