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The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary
The publication of Robert Alter’s The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary marks the first single-author literary translation of the complete Hebrew Bible. As Professor Alter shares reflections on this decade-spanning achievement, we will have the opportunity to celebrate this landmark work—the capstone of an illustrious career of scholarship.
Sunday, January 13
1:30 - 3:00 pm
|Jan 13||1:30 PM–3:00 PM||Sun||Jewish Community Library||Robert Alter|
Jewish Community Library
1835 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
The Library is located between Scott and Pierce on the campus of the Jewish Community High School. There is a free and secure parking garage accessible from Pierce Street; buzz the intercom, announce that you’re coming to the Library, and the gate will go up. For more information call (415) 567-3327.
Robert Alter is emeritus professor of Hebrew and comparative literature and founding director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Berkeley, where he has taught for more than fifty years. Professor Alter has published more than twenty works on the Bible, literary modernism, and contemporary Hebrew literature. Earlier volumes of his Bible translation and commentary have won the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation and the Koret Jewish Book Award.