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Bar-Ilan University Press is committed to influencing scientific research and public debate. In a time of dramatic changes in the worlds of research and publishing, we collaborate with academia, libraries, authors, and students to meet scientific needs and to shape the future of publishing. We publish original and important research and essays, after rigorous peer review, which we distribute both in Israel and around the world. Bar-Ilan University publishes titles covering a wide range of topics, with emphasis on Jewish studies, humanities and the social sciences. The production process is undertaken in full collaboration with the authors, after custom 'tailoring' for each manuscript in order to shorten the production time while adhering to the highest standards of quality, accuracy and aesthetics.

Journals
Sidra 32
Sidra is the only academic journal dedicated to the research of oral tradition literature – including all aspects of rabbinic literature throughout the ages.
Hebrew Linguistics 74
Hebrew Linguistics publishes scientific articles dealing mainly with the study of contemporary Hebrew; but also with the Hebrew language through the ages.
Alei Sefer 29
Alei Sefer is the only scientific journal in the study of the Hebrew book from all aspects – the history of the Hebrew book, its emergence and metamorphosis.
Criticism and Interpretation 46
In this issue, twelve articles were collected, each of which illuminates a unique angle of Hebrew and Jewish children's literature in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
B.D.D.- Bekhol Derakhekha Daehu 35
The periodical B.D.D. acts as a vehicle for the dissemination of new ideas; and the expression of different approaches to the interaction between Torah and general scholarship.
Religious Zionism 6
"Religious Zionism" is a journal published by the Dr. Zerach Verhaftig Institute for the Study of Religious Zionism, which deals with the history of religious Zionism, thought and creation among this movement and the processes it undergoes.
Daat 89
Sidra 33
Sidra is the only academic journal dedicated to the research of oral tradition literature – including all aspects of rabbinic literature throughout the ages.
Religious Zionism 7
Alei Sefer 30-31 : Shem L'Shmuel
Alei Sefer is the only scientific journal in the study of the Hebrew book from all aspects – the history of the Hebrew book, its emergence and metamorphosis.
In the Spotlight
The Fragrance of the Field
From biblical to current times; a large number of fragrances have been recorded in Jewish literature. This book is dedicated to a discussion of the halakhic domain of the "blessings on scents" that evolved in the time of the Sages.
International Relationships in the Extended El-Amarna Period (1460-1200 BC)
This volume examines international relations in an era of extensive political activity in the ancient Near East.
Rashi and the Jewish-Christian Polemic
A broad historical perspective informs this book, as well as an inclusive consideration of Rashi’s many and variegated writings related directly or indirectly to the Jewish-Christian polemic, which gained momentum in his lifetime.
Rabbenu Tam
An exploration of the intellectual and social world of Rabbeinu Tam.
Zevulun Hammer – A Political Biography
The late Zevulun Hammer (1936-1998) was one of the prominent leaders of the National Religious Party (NRP) in Israel, and this book traces his political path. His story is not just the story of the man, it is the story of a generation.
The Bible in Rabbinic Interpretation – Jonah
This book gathers all the derashot for the Book of Jonah from the Talmud and Midrash literature (150 sermons). The derashot are arranged according to the biblical sequence of verses in each chapter.
Portraits through the Generations
The Active Tale
The book raises a new research picture of Hasidic fiction
Abraham Ibn Ezra - A Portrait of a Commentator
An intellectual portrait of Ibn Ezra