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    Groundbreaking ‘Chic’ Chumash

    A sample of a new Chumash titled "The People and The Book" was an attraction at the Kinus. Author Yanki Tauber was showered with praises. Full Story

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    what!!!!!!
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    what!!!!!!

    wow this really looks modern. why are we always trying to be like everyone else?

    WHEN?
    Guest
    WHEN?

    When will this be available???

    Great job.
    Guest
    Great job.

    looks great. it will bring Jews back to Hashem.

    impressed
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    impressed

    looks amazing!!! it will probably be a big hit @ chabad houses all over! can’t wait to see it when it gets published…

    ch bachur
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    ch bachur

    very nice chumash. when is it coming out?

    Chic?
    Guest
    Chic?

    what’s groundbreaking about chic? is’t the idea about content here?

    note
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    note

    many of the pictures shown are for promotional purposes only. Meaning you won’t see all the pictures in the final product.
    It’s a chumash, after all. Not a brochure for a weekend retreat…

    Awesome
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    Awesome

    As a teacher in a pluralistic day school, this can be a great resource for delivering classic text in modern packaging.

    Ciao from Italy
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    Ciao from Italy

    so proud of you! Looks AMAZING!!!!

    Not just for chabad houses
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    Not just for chabad houses

    I personally cant wait to learn from this- And if °400 sages and mystics° are not enough content for you I dont think anything will

    Hello
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    Hello

    This Chumash is being put together under the leadership of Yanky tauber however you guys forgot to mention the actuall writter is Rabbi Mendel Kalminson Shlita the Rov of the most quickly growing shul in Crown Heights.

    He is not THE acutual writer- He helps the writer
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    He is not THE acutual writer- He helps the writer
    wrong information
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    wrong information

    Mendel Kalmenson is involved in the project but hes not the writer

    To #6
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    To #6

    If you bothered reading the article you wouldn’t need to ask such brain-numbing questions. The idea of this Chumash is primarily the fact that it presents an anthology of pirushim spanning the entirety of Torah She’be’al Peh, beginning from the Gemara and Midrash, Rishonim and Achronim, all the way to our times. Chassidus and the Rebbe’s Torah are of course a central component, presented within the context of the full gamut of pirushim on Torah. But the book is NOT ONLY enjoyable because of its fullness of experience (400 Sages an Mystics). It is also a great product because it’s… Read more »

    wow what a nice release!!!
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    wow what a nice release!!!

    its so nice…. i like the apple computer theme. its probably a breeze to learn from!! i cant wait to buy it. lovely. oy its so nice!!

    what's the difference
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    what's the difference

    between this and the gutnick chumashim?

    to #16
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    to #16

    You have a point there, they really seem almost identical. After all, they both use Hebrew and English texts, both have pages that turn, etc.

    Great job!
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    Great job!

    I got hold of a stray copy and am using it for teaching. WOW! You have no idea how great it is! It’s like having a real professional text book for Chumash. Kudos to all involved in its production (whether they are THE writer, or help the writer…)

    To #17 from #16
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    To #17 from #16

    Haha very funny. I’m not trying to bash this new chumash, I’m asking a serious question:Does anyone know, content-wise, what the main difference is between this and the Gutnick? From the description, they sounded very similar, both trying to focus on a clearer but deeper understanding of Chumash, in English, based on chassidus. So is it just the style that’s different, is the focus on different types of meforshim, etc.?

    who else?
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    who else?

    Besides Yanki Touber and Baruch Gorkin, who else is involved in this project?

    Rabbi
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    Rabbi

    A big thank-you to Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson

    to #19
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    to #19

    OK, seriously. The Gutnik chumash focuses on the Rebbe exclusively. The new chabad.org chumash is an anthology of over 400 meforshim. Two completely different products.

    In terms of content, a better question would be, “how is it different than the ArtScroll chumash?” And the short answer to that is that in addition to all the nigle meforshim, the chabad.org chumash features penimus haTorah – kaballa, chassidus (of all stripes).

    credits
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    credits

    this is what is printed in the booklet that was given out:
    Editor-in-Chief: Rabbi Yanki Tauber
    Creative Director: Baruch Gorkin
    Associate Editor: Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson
    Contributing Writers and Editors:
    Rabbi Tzvi Freeman
    Rabbi Naftali Silberberg
    Andrew Solomon
    Rabbi Eli Touger
    Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe
    Hebrew: Rabbi Shmuel Rabin
    Proofing: Alex Heppenheimer
    Layout: Shimon Gorkin

    It seems like nobody is reading the articel so here it is:
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    It seems like nobody is reading the articel so here it is:

    A sample of a new Chumash titled “The People and The Book” was an attraction at the Kinus. Author Yanki Tauber was showered with praises. Clusters of Shluchim were observed at the International Kinus Hashluchim perusing through chic black books embossed with just five words “The People and The Book.” The fanfare was around a sneak peek booklet of a groundbreaking new project said to revolutionize Chumash study online and in print. Their enthusiastic reactions focused on everything from the scholarship underpinning the project to the value it had in presenting the Rebbe’s approach to Chumash to baalei batim. Rabbi… Read more »

    Question
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    Question

    What is the name of the new Hebrew font that was created for this Chumash? And who created it?

    Font name printed in the sample
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    Font name printed in the sample

    “Book Layout and bgBomberg Hebrew typeface design Copyright © 2007-2010 Baruch Gorkin”

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    Thank you for clarifying. That sounds really nice.
    .. I’m looking forward to getting it when it comes out!

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