Report of the Twenty-First Year of the Jewish Publication Society of America (1908-1909)

By Cyrus Adler, Edwin Wolf, Max L. Margolis, Mayer Sulzberger, Solomon Schechter, Samuel Schulman, Horace Stern

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1910

This report documents the proceedings of the twenty-first annual meeting of the Jewish Publication Society of America, which took place on May 23, 1909, in the Keneseth Israel Temple in Philadelphia, PA. Among the topics discussed are: organizational growth; distribution of existing publications; membership data; new and forthcoming publications, including Louis Ginzberg's "Legends of the Jews"; a proposed Jewish Bible Society, similar to the Christian organization the American Bible Society; and an address by Solomon Schechter on the need for a Jewish Bible commentary in English. The proceedings of the meeting are outlined, and members nation-wide are listed by name, by state of residence. The Society's charter and by-laws are also included, along with a catalogue of JPS publications available.

Topic: Meetings & Conferences, Organizational Development, Membership, Records, Publications, Jewish Text, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 11

Page Number(s): 255-355

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Adler, Cyrus. Wolf, Edwin. Margolis, Max L. Sulzberger, Mayer. Schechter, Solomon. Schulman, Samuel. Stern, Horace. Report of the Twenty-First Year of the Jewish Publication Society of America (1908-1909). American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1910: 255-355. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5498


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