Report of the Twenty-Ninth Year of the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1916-1917

By Cyrus Adler, Simon Miller, Samuel Strauss, Solomon S. Cohen

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1918

This report documents the proceedings of the twenty-ninth annual meeting of the Jewish Publication Society of America, which took place on March 25, 1917, at Dropsie College in Philadelphia, PA. Among the topics discussed are: organizational growth; new publications; a new project to publish a volume on Jews in American wars; the publication of the new Bible translation; plans to establish a Hebrew language press; an address on the Diffusion of the Bible in the US; and an address entitled "The Bible and the Layman". 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 list of books issued by the JPS.

Topic: Meetings & Conferences, Organizational Development, Language, Culture, Records, Hebrew, Publications, Jewish Text, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 19

Page Number(s): 501-710

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States

Language: English

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Adler, Cyrus. Miller, Simon. Strauss, Samuel. Cohen, Solomon S. Report of the Twenty-Ninth Year of the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1916-1917. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1918: 501-710. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5550


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