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Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
and
The Jewish Publication Society


invite you to a special evening celebrating

THE JPS TORAH AT FIFTY
“A Celebration of a Translation and a Translator”

50th Anniversary of the “New JPS Translation” of the Torah
20th Yahrzeit of Dr. Harry M. Orlinsky
90th Anniversary of the Jewish Institute of Religion

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Program at 6 pm
Hanukkah Reception at 7pm

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Leonard Greenspoon
Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization
Professor of Classical & Near Eastern Studies and Theology, Creighton University


Remarks:
Rabbi David Ellenson, Ph.D., President, HUC-JIR
Dr. S. David Sperling, Professor of Bible, HUC-JIR
Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz, Director, JPS

In 1962, under the leadership of editor-in-chief Dr. Harry M. Orlinsky of HUC-JIR,
JPS published what has since become the most widely read
English translation of the Hebrew Bible.

Join us in commemorating this milestone in American Jewish history,
honoring the memory of our beloved teacher, Dr. Harry Orlinsky,
and celebrating the anniversary of the founding of Jewish Institute of Religion.

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
One West Fourth Street, New York, NY 10012
(between Broadway and Mercer Street)

Free admission. Photo ID required.
Please RSVP by November 30 by clicking here or calling 212-824-2293.

Presented by the Irma L. and Abram S. Croll Center for Jewish Learning and Culture
at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.