Koren Jerusalem A New Look at Torah Talmud and Judaica

Koren Jerusalem A New Look at Torah Talmud and Judaica

A special brand is found in the sea of ​​Jewish books and is called the Tanach תנ''ך קורן Koren Jerusalem. This book has become the review card of Koren Publishing in Jerusalem. So let's open up what we gave to the publishing house itself and its books. 60 years later, with more than a thousand titles in circulation, Koren from Jerusalem is the largest religious Zionist publisher in English and Hebrew. Koren Publishers Jerusalem publishes Jewish religious texts, including The Koren Tanakh, The Koren Siddur, and The Koren Sacks Siddur. It offers books of contemporary Jewish thought under its Maggid Books imprint. Today, Koren Publishers Jerusalem proudly carries on Mr. Koren's legacy. It maintains an unrelenting commitment to intellectual rigor, textual purity, and thoughtful design. From halakhic research to literary scholarship, typographic design to final production, Koren Publishers Jerusalem upholds the highest possible standard. Koren brings people to the heart of the Hebrew sources as it makes those sources meant to an ever-expanding audience. It respects the rich body of Jewish thought as it offers wisdom from today's leading Jewish thinkers.

Koren Talmud Bavli

In May 2012, Koren launched the Koren Talmud Bavli, a bilingual edition of the Talmud with translation and commentary by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. The layout features side-by-side English / Aramaic translation, maps, diagrams, and explanatory notes based on Rabbi Steinsaltz's original Hebrew commentary on the Talmud. Koren Talmud BavliThe project was hailed by Commentary Magazine as "a landmark in making the text accessible to the millions of Jews whose native (and often only) tongue is English." Subsequently, the Jewish Book Council named the Koren Talmud Bavli a 2012 National Jewish Book Award winner in the category of Modern Jewish Thought and Experience. Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Koren Talmud Bavli. Rabbi Shalom Z. Berger serves as Senior Content Editor.

Milestones across six decades

  • 1962: Typographer Eliyahu Koren publishes the first edition of the Koren Tanakh, the first Jewish Bible that was edited, designed, produced, and bound by Jews for nearly 500 years. 
  • 1967: English Koren Chumash published
  • 1971: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Mahzorim with distinct typeface published
  • 1981: First Koren Siddur released to the Israeli market with the newly created Koren siddur font
  • 1998: Eliyahu Koren was awarded the Jerusalem Prize
  • 2007: Company purchased by publisher Matthew Miller, bringing in Toby Press
  • 2008: Maggid Books, a new imprint for contemporary Jewish thought, is inaugurated
  • 2009: New Koren Hebrew/English Siddur published with translation and commentary by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks 
  • 2010: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz (Even-Israel)’s Hebrew Talmud now published under Koren imprint
  • 2011: Koren Sacks Rosh Hashanah Mahzor published to acclaim, wins National Jewish Book Award
  • 2012: Koren Sacks Yom Kippur Mahzor released
  • 2012: First volumes of the Noé Edition of Koren Talmud Bavli published, with English translation and elucidation based on Rabbi Steinsaltz
  • 2014: First-ever Hebrew/Amharic Siddur published for the Ethiopian community
  • 2019: Noé Edition Koren Talmud Bavli completed, coinciding with 2019 “Siyum Hashas”
  • 2021: Magerman Edition of the Koren Tanakh is published, featuring a new modern translation by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, and others
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