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A Tale of Two Translators: Yehoash and Alter Take on the Tanakh
The recent publication of Robert Alter’s long-awaited complete translation of the entire Hebrew Bible into English is a en enormous achievement. But Alter is not the first to tackle this monumental project; almost a century earlier, Solomon Bloomgarten — better known by his pen name, Yehoash — produced a landmark translation of the same text into Yiddish.
Apr 05, 2019