Rabbi Barry Rubin, the general editor of The Complete Jewish Study Bible, has so generously agreed to answer a few of our questions about this revolutionary Bible. However, before we get to those, here is small excerpt in Rabbi Rubin's own words from the introduction of the CJSB: You hold in your hands a book … Continue reading 9 Things You Need to Know about The Complete Jewish Study Bible
by Maggie Swofford, Marketing and Editorial Assistant This week, as I was reading through Matthew 8-15 in The Complete Jewish Study Bible for our Bible book club of Matthew (sign up HERE, if you haven’t already!), I stumbled across a passage and corresponding note that really surprised me and changed my view of these verses. … Continue reading How reading these verses with a Jewish perspective completely changed their meaning for me
For the next four weeks, our office is reading through the book of Matthew (Mattityahu) in The Complete Jewish Study Bible. In case you missed the first post on why we’re doing this, here it is. Here, we offer a few of our own thoughts and reflections on what we’re learning in our Bible book … Continue reading What we’re learning in Matthew 1-7 from The Complete Jewish Study Bible
By Patricia Anders, Editorial Director As I write this, we are currently in the time (September–October) of Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles. It’s something that many Christians may not be aware of (I had never heard of it until I visited Israel in the month of October many years ago). I happen to live … Continue reading God with Us: A Beautiful Reminder from The Complete Jewish Study Bible
Working at a Christian publishing house definitely has its perks. Besides the wonderful feeling that comes with being part of a team that makes books for a living, sometimes certain projects come along that really feel special. The Complete Jewish Study Bible is one of those projects. What is The Complete Jewish Study Bible? It’s … Continue reading Join our Complete Jewish Study Bible reading club and get a FREE e-book!
By Tirzah Frank, Assistant Editor As noted in my previous posts on Rosh-HaShanah and Yom Kippur, I’m an editorial assistant at Hendrickson Publishers, and I’m reading through (and reporting on) The Complete Jewish Study Bible’s topical articles about the three upcoming Jewish holidays. Sukkot is the third and final holiday. Its practice is interesting and … Continue reading How Sukkot Can Help Christians Appreciate Jesus More
By Tirzah Frank, Assistant Editor As I mentioned in my post on Rosh-HaShanah, I’m in the midst of reading The Complete Jewish Study Bible’s topical articles on the three major Jewish fall holidays, approaching them from a position of complete ignorance. While reading about Rosh-HaShanah gave me confidence in the constancy of God, reading about … Continue reading What Yom Kippur Can Teach Christians about Atonement
By Tirzah Frank, Assistant Editor I work as an assistant editor at Hendrickson Publishers, which means that I help with books in a variety of stages (and indeed worked on The Complete Jewish Study Bible), but I don’t often get to spend time looking at our finished products. So it was with excitement that I … Continue reading What Rosh-HaShanah Can Teach Christians about God’s Changelessness