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BOROWITZ / 1 9 7 5 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDS
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The judges have selected for the award
The Book of Isaiah:
A New Translation,
recently published by the Jewish Publica­
tion Society of America. This translation is the work of the
Society's Committee of Translators of the Prophets, namely:
Dr. Max Arzt, Dr. Bernard J. Bamberger, Dr. Harry Freedman,
Dr. H. L. Ginsberg, Dr. Solomon Grayzel and Dr. Harry M.
Orlinsky.
The handsome volume is enhanced by a scholarly introduction
by Dr. H. L. Ginsberg and drawings by Chaim Gross. This is
one of several volumes of the new translation of the entire Bible
that is presently being issued by the Jewish Publication Society.
It is indeed fitting that the first award for an English translation
of a Jewish classic be given to a book of the Bible.