Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra's Commentary on the First Book of Psalms: Chapters 1-41
ISBN 978-1-59899-087-4, 487 pages, softcover $34.95
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Translated and Annotated by H. Norman Strickman


Rabbi Abraham ben Meir ibn Ezra was one of the outstanding personalities produced by medieval Andalusian Jewry. He was a noted poet, mathematician, astrologer, grammarian, and philosopher. However, above all Ibn Ezra was one of the greatest Bible commentators of all time.

Ibn Ezra's commentary on Psalms is part of the important intellectual bequest that this great medieval scholar left behind. It, along with the other works produced by the great minds of Israel, is part of the great "inheritance of the congregation of Jacob."

Rabbi Dr. H. Norman Strickman has already written the standard translation into English of Ibn Ezra's commentary on the Pentateuch, which has been widely accepted and praised. He now directs his attention to Ibn Ezra's commentary on Psalms and offers the public this first in a series of annotated translations.


About Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra


Other Books in English by Ibn Ezra
About the Translator

H. Norman Strickman is the Rabbi of the Marine Park Jewish Center in Brooklyn and is a Professor of Jewish Studies at Touro College in New York City. Dr. Strickman received his B.A. and M.H.L. degrees from Yeshiva University, and his Ph.D. from Dropsie University. He was ordained by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. Dr. Strickman's writings have appeared in the Jewish Quarterly Review, Midstream, Bitzaron and Ha-Darom. Dr. Strickman is the recipient of the Histadrut Ha-Ivrit prize in Hebrew Literature and was awarded a grant from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Rabbi Strickman has served as president of the Rabbinic Board of Flatbush. He has recently concluded a translation and annotation of Ibn Ezra's Commentary on the Pentateuch. Rabbi Strickman has also authored an English translation and annotation of Ibn Ezra's Yesod Morah.




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