The Chumash Project

of Chabad of California

 

published Kehot Publication Society

copyrighted by Chabad of California

 

This informal website has been prepared by the editorial committee of the Chumash Project of Chabad of California. It is intended to serve as a clearinghouse for questions, answers, feedback, updates, and suggestions regarding the project. The opinions expressed on this website do not necessary reflect those of Kehot Publication Society or Chabad of California.

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Please browse through the information presented here and send us your comments and corrections on any aspect of the project. We value your input. Thank-you.

Latest update: 22 Tamuz 5757 (July 16, 2017)

 

Contents

 

How to buy the ChumashBereishit, Shemot, Vayikra, Bemidbar, Devarim, full set, Synagogue Edition.

About the Project — objectives, conventions, caveats.

Timeline — history of the project and latest developments.

Corrections:

Bereishit (first printing)

Bereishit (second printing)

Bereishit (third printing)

Bereishit (fourth printing)

Shemot (first printing)

Shemot (second printing)

Shemot (third printing)

Shemot (fourth printing)

Shemot (fifth printing)

Vayikra (first printing)

Vayikra (second printing)

Vayikra (third printing)

Bemidbar (first printing)  corrected versions of page 201, page 202

Bemidbar (second printing)

Bemidbar (third printing))

Bemidbar (fourth printing)

Bemidbar (fifth printing)

Devarim (first printing)

Devarim (second printing)

Devarim (third printing)

Synagogue edition (first printing)

Synagogue edition (second printing)

Content Issues and questions that arose while we were working on the Chumash, how we dealt with those we solved, and request for help on those we didn’t: Bereishit, Shemot, Bemidbar (other volumes in preparation).

Additional Reading List for Torah and Science Issues

Issues in English — conventions we have adopted concerning translation, transliteration, capitalization, punctuation, etc.

Who are we — the people behind the project.

History of Updates

Contact us — send an email.

Support the project — inquire about being a sponsor.

Timeline

March 2017:

corrected, fifth printing of full edition of Bereishit;

corrected, sixth printing of full edition of Shemot;

corrected, fourth printing of full edition of Vayikra;

corrected, sixth printing of full edition of Bemidbar;

corrected, fourth printing of full edition of Devarim;

all published in NY by Kehos.

February 2017: First printing of Spanish full-sized edition of Daily Wisdom.

December 2016: first compact printing of Synagogue edition (hardcover & paperback).

August 2016: corrected, second printing of Synagogue edition.

August 2016: First printing of Russian compact edition of Daily Wisdom (hardcover & paperback).

June 2016: Third printing of French compact edition of Daily Wisdom.

April 2016: Second printing of French compact edition of Daily Wisdom.

April 2016: Second printing of Spanish compact edition of Daily Wisdom.

March 2016: Fifth printing of compact edition of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

March 2016: First printing of Spanish compact edition of Daily Wisdom.

December 2015: First printing of French compact edition of Daily Wisdom.

September 2015 (18 Elul 5775): First printing of the one-volume Synagogue edition of the Chumash by Kehos, released for the Shluchim conference in NY, 24 Marcheshvan 5776 (November 2015).

July 2015 (13 Tamuz 5775): Fourth printing of compact edition of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

July 2015 (13 Tamuz 5775): Third printing of full-size edition of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

April 15, 2015: Daily Wisdom wins the gold medal in the annual Benjamin Franklin awards of the Independent Book Publishers Association, in the category of Religion

April 2015:

corrected, fourth printing of full edition of Bereishit;

corrected, fifth printing of full edition of Shemot;

corrected, third printing of full edition of Vayikra;

corrected, fifth printing of full edition of Bemidbar;

corrected, third printing of full edition of Devarim;

all published in NY by Kehos.

March 2015 (27 Adar 5775): Third printing of compact edition of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

January 2015 (10 Shevat 5775): Second printing of compact edition of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

November 2014 (20 Marcheshvan 5775): First printing of compact edition of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

August 2014 (20 Menachem Av 5774): Second printing of Daily Wisdom by Kehos.

June 2014 (3 Tamuz 5774): Daily Wisdom and its Hebrew translation (Lichyot et HaYom) published, the first by Kehos and the second by Yediyot Books. These are summaries of each reading (aliyah) in the Torah, each one accompanied by an inspirational thought, most of which are culled from the Kehot Chumash.

3 Tamuz 5773:

corrected, third printing of Preliminary edition of Bereishit;

corrected, fourth printing of Preliminary edition of Shemot;

corrected, second printing of Preliminary edition of Vayikra;

corrected, fourth printing of Preliminary edition of Bemidbar;

all published in NY by Kehos.

Erev Shavuos, 5772: Preliminary edition of Vayikra published in NY by Kehos.

Erev Shavuos, 5772: Corrected, second printing of Preliminary edition of Devarim published in NY by Kehos.

19 Kislev 5772: Corrected, third printing of Preliminary edition of Shemot published in NY by Kehos.

3 Tamuz 5771: Preliminary edition of Devarim published in NY by Kehos.

2 Iyar 5771: Corrected, third printing of Preliminary edition of Bemidbar published in NY by Kehos.

17 Tishrei 5771: Corrected, second printing of Preliminary edition of Bereishit published in NY by Kehos.

Elul 5769: Corrected, second printing of Preliminary edition of Shemot published in NY by Kehos.

Lag b’Omer 5769: Corrected, second printing of Preliminary edition of Bemidbar published in NY by Kehos.

17 Tishrei 5769: Preliminary edition of Bereishit published in NY by Kehos.

25 Marcheshvan 5767: Preliminary edition of Shemot published in NY by Kehos.

3 Tamuz 5764: Preliminary edition of Bemidbar published in NY by Kehos.

Erev Shavuos, 5763: “Preliminary, Review Printing” of Bemidbar printed and distributed for comment to USA Chabad Houses and selected rabbonim, etc. Includes questionnaire and “Issues in Translation and Peshat,” a list of unresolved questions for comment by reviewers.

Shevat 5761-Tevet 5762: Initial versions of parashiot from the Chumash posted on the Web at weekly intervals.

Tamuz 5760: Editorial committee set up. Work begins shortly after.

Tamuz 5759-Tamuz 5760: Database of the Rebbe’s teachings on Chumash prepared by the Lubavitcher Kollel at 770.

5759-first half of 5760: Project launched by Rabbi Baruch Shlomo Eliyahu Cunin, Chabad of California; prototypes proposed and evaluated.

 

Who are We

History of Updates

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