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Hebrew Publishing Company

Hebrew Publishing Company

The Hebrew Publishing Company was founded in 1900 by Joseph Werbelowsky (1884-1919). Occupying a former bank building on Delancey Street in Manhattan’s Lower East Side until the mid 1970s, the company remained owned by the Werbelowsky family (later shortened to Werbel) until 1980 when it was sold to Charles Lieber (1921-2016). During its first eighty years, the publishing house grew to become one of the most prominent publishing houses for Jewish books and sheet music.

מענה לשון: סדר תחינות על בית עלמין | Ma’aneh Lashon: Seder Teḥinot al Bet Almin, translated with additions by Goetzel Selikovitsch (1910)

Contributed on: ב׳ בתשרי ה׳תש״פ (2019-09-30) by Goetzel Selikovitsch | Yaaqov ben Avraham Shlomo Sinna | Hebrew Publishing Company |

Based upon the Seder Teḥinot al Bet Almin, by Rabbi Yaaqov Sinna (ca. 1615), a collection of teḥinot for when visiting the graves of loved ones, as well as additional prayers for sick relatives and for women approaching childbirth. . . .


הסדור השלם (נוסח האר״י)‏ | HaSiddur HaShalem (Ḥassidic-Sefardic), a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook translated and annotated by Paltiel Birnbaum (1969)

Contributed on: ג׳ במרחשון ה׳תש״פ (2019-10-31) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

The Ḥassidic-Sefardic edition of Ha-Siddur Ha-Shalem, a bilingual Hebrew-English comprehensive prayerbook arranged and translated by Paltiel Birnbaum for the Hebrew Publishing Co. in 1969. . . .


הַסִּדוּר (אשכנז)‏ | HaSiddur, a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook translated and arranged by Rabbi Ben-Zion Bokser (1957)

Contributed on: ל׳ בשבט ה׳תשע״ז (2017-02-26) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Ben-Zion Bokser | Hebrew Publishing Company |

Ben Zion Bokser’s popular mid-20th century modern prayerbook for Conservative American Jewry. . . .


מחזור השלם לראש השנה (נוסח האר״י)‏ | Maḥzor haShalem l’Rosh haShanah, translated and arranged by Paltiel Birnbaum (1958)

Contributed on: י״ח באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-18) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

A bilingual Hebrew-English maḥzor for Rosh Hashanah (“Sephardic-Ḥasidic”). . . .


מחזור השלם ליום כיפור (נוסח האר״י)‏ | Maḥzor ha-Shalem l’Yom Kippur, translated and arranged by Paltiel Birnbaum (1958)

Contributed on: י״ח באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-18) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

A bilingual Hebrew-English maḥzor for Yom Kippur (“Sephardic-Ḥasidic”) from the mid- 20th century. . . .


מחזור השלם לראש השנה ויום כפור (אשכנז)‏ | Maḥzor ha-Shalem l’Rosh ha-Shanah v’Yom Kippur, translated and arranged by Paltiel Birnbaum (1951)

Contributed on: י״ד באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-15) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

A bilingual Hebrew-English maḥzor for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Ashkenaz). . . .


סידור תפארת דוד (נוסח האר״י)‏ | Siddur Tifereth David, a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook arranged by Ḥayyim Alter Segal (1951)

Contributed on: כ׳ באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-21) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Ḥayyim Alter Segal | Hebrew Publishing Company |

The first nusaḥ ha-ARI z”l (“Sefardic-Ḥassidic”) prayerbook with a relatively complete English translation, published in 1951 by the Hebrew Publishing Company. . . .


הסדור השלם (אשכנז)‏ | HaSiddur HaShalem, a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook translated and annotated by Paltiel Birnbaum (1949)

Contributed on: י״ז בטבת ה׳תשע״ז (2017-01-14) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

The first edition of the Daily Prayerbook, Ha-Siddur Ha-Shalem, compiled and translated by Paltiel Birnbaum (Hebrew Publishing Co. 1949). . . .


ש״ס תחנה רב פנינים | Shas Teḥinah Rav Peninim (Hebrew Publishing Company 1916)

Contributed on: י״ח באלול ה׳תש״פ (2020-09-06) by Hebrew Publishing Company |

A popular collection of tkhines compiled from earlier collections by the Hebrew Publishing Company. . . .


סדור כל בו (אשכנז)‏ | Siddur Kol Bo, a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook compiled by the Hebrew Publishing Company (1906)

Contributed on: כ״ב באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-23) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

The first bilingual Hebrew-English “kol bo” (comprehensive) prayerbook published by the Hebrew Publishing Company in 1906. . . .


המדריך | Ha-Madrikh: The Rabbi’s Guide by R’ Hyman E. Goldin (1939, rev. 1956)

Contributed on: י׳ בשבט ה׳תשע״ז (2017-02-05) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Hyman E. Goldin | Hebrew Publishing Company |

This manual has been devised for the express purpose of giving the Rabbi, or anyone officiating at a Jewish ceremonial or ritual, a concise and practical aid that will facilitate the task of officiating , and will obviate the necessity of resorting to the voluminous literature pertaining thereto. . . .


סדר הגדה של פסח | Seder Haggadah Shel Pesaḥ, translated and annotated by Paltiel Birnbaum (1953)

Contributed on: י״ב במרחשון ה׳תש״פ (2019-11-10) by Aharon N. Varady (digital imaging and document preparation) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

A haggadah for the Passover Seder by Paltiel Birnbaum for the Hebrew Publishing Company. . . .


רבותי נברך | Rabotai Nevarekh, a bentsher compiled by the Cantors Assembly of America (1954)

Contributed on: ד׳ באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-04) by Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Cantors Assembly of America | Hebrew Publishing Company |

A bentsher containing the musical notes to a popular tune for the birkat hamazon. . . .


סְלִיחוֹת לַיּוֹם הָרִאשׁוֹן | Seliḥot for the First Day, translated and annotated by Philip Birnbaum (1952)

Contributed on: ז׳ באב ה׳תשע״ט (2019-08-07) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Paltiel Birnbaum (translation) | Hebrew Publishing Company |

A seder seliḥot (a penitential prayer service) for the first day of seliḥot, in the week prior to Rosh ha-Shanah, as prepared and translated by Philip Paltiel Birnbaum and published by Hebrew Publishing Co., in 1952. . . .



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