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Meet the New Sefaria Developer Portal
Explore our interactive API reference, essential documentation, and more resources for working with Sefaria data.
Sefaria Communications4800 ViewsFebruary 23, 2024Technology
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Continuing the Legacy of Rabbi Sacks Through a New Historic Collaboration
Koren Jerusalem, The Rabbi Sacks Legacy, and Sefaria are working together to bring the work of Rabbi Sacks to more learners around the globe.
Sefaria Communications2790 ViewsSeptember 10, 2023Rabbi Sacks
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How We Approach Expanding the Sefaria Library
As the library grows, we want to take a moment to reflect on our values as an organization and offer insight into how we approach building our collection.
Sefaria Communications1572 ViewsOctober 14, 2022Blog,Sefaria News
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New on Sefaria: Rabbi Steinsaltz's Complete Commentaries on Tanakh and Mishneh Torah
Explore the texts as part of the Jack Nash and Ludwig Bravmann Collection on Sefaria.
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For Times of Distress: Prayers for Israel, Israeli Soldiers, and Those in Captivity
A message from Team Sefaria and resources from the library.
Sefaria Communications52329 ViewsOctober 11, 2023Blog,Israel,War
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New on Sefaria: Modern Russian Biblical Translation
The newly added edition includes all five books of Torah, several books of Prophets, and the scrolls of Ruth and Esther.
Sefaria Communications781 ViewsFebruary 22, 2024Translation,Torah Study
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Sefaria Adds Works of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’s to Digital Library
All Sacks’s works published by Koren Jerusalem will be accessible in the Jewish library; collection is supported by William Davidson Foundation.
Sefaria Communications287 ViewsApril 1, 2024Blog
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10 Wild Talmud Stories (and How to Explore Them on Sefaria)
Stories that will surprise and entertain — now with key commentaries in newly-translated English.
Sefaria Communications1563 ViewsNovember 30, 2023Talmud,Commentaries
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New Text Roundup: Summer/Fall 2023
Discover the latest titles to join the Sefaria library.
Sefaria Communications1366 ViewsOctober 20, 2023Text
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The Sefaria Scoop - June 2021
Welcome to the third issue of the Sefaria Scoop, a digest newsletter from Sefaria to catch you up on recent news, additions to our library, and technology updates.
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Introducing: The Revised JPS Translation of Prophets
Sefaria and The Jewish Publication Society have partnered to release a new Prophets (Nevi'im) translation, the first major update since their iconic 1985 translation.
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New on Sefaria: Bereshit Rabbah in English
Explore verse-by-verse interpretations of Genesis in the latest release as part of Sefaria's Midrash Rabbah translation project.
Sefaria Communications750 ViewsOctober 19, 2023Midrash,Torah Study
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What Do Jewish Texts Tell Us About Translation?
Jewish text indicate that translation has been going on for millennia — and for as long as Jews have translated their texts, they've also discussed if, when, and how to do so. See what some core texts of the canon can tell us about this ongoing conversation.
Sefaria Communications1895 ViewsMay 2, 2023Translation,Torah Study
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Literal, Readable, or Explanatory: Insights From Modern Translators of Jewish Texts
Go behind the scenes of the translation process to discover the considerations and challenges that come up when working with ancient texts.
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New Text Roundup: January to June 2023
A complete list of new texts and translations added to the Sefaria library.
Sefaria Communications2590 ViewsJuly 6, 2023Sefaria News
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Translation as Theology
David Kasher5190 ViewsJanuary 22, 2020
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Sefaria for the Visually Impaired
Accessibility is essential to Sefaria's work. We want to make the textual heritage of the Jewish people available to all users, not just sighted ones.
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How a Melton School Ethics Course Uses Sefaria to Engage Adult Learners
The four-week curriculum utilizes Sefaria texts and tools to explore the development of Jewish thought.
Sefaria Communications1815 ViewsNovember 3, 2022Technology,Education,Ethics
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