Privacy policy

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America Hebrew Press, recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of our online visitors. It is our intent to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using information received from and about you with your reasonable expectations of privacy.

Personally Identifiable Information
The JTS Hebrew Press collects personally identifiable information including names, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and preferences only when that information is provided voluntarily by a Web site visitor. SSL (secure socket layer) encryption is then used to protect this personal information. We reserve the right to contact you periodically, by any and all means you provide to us, with special offers, updated information, organizational news or new services. You reserve the right to refuse this information by contacting us directly (see the Contact Us section of this Web site). We do not sell or share any of the personal information we collect on this Web site with outside or constituent organizations without explicit permission to do so from you.  Users who no longer wish to receive our promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by emailng us at


Financial Information
JTS Hebrew Press places a high priority on protecting any personal financial information that you provide. When you purchase books, or become a member online, we use your credit card information only to process your payment and will not use it for marketing purposes. Credit card information is transmitted through but is not stored on a Web-enabled server. This information is stored offline for our records, but we will never share this information with third parties.


Security Used
We store all user information in secure databases protected via a variety of access controls. Access controls include: password protection, electronic firewalls and data encryption. SSL encryption is used to protect all personal and financial information, and credit card information is not stored on a Web-enabled server. This data is accessed only for purposes specified in this privacy policy.


Returns Policy

Full credit will be allowed for books returned in saleable condition and mailed postpaid. Include either invoice number or date of order.

Infrequently, damage may occur in shipping, or manufacturing may be imperfect. JTS Hebrew Press guarantees all of its books. If there is a problem with a book you receive and wish to return, send it back with your name, address, and the reason for the return to:

JTS Hebrew Press
The Schocken Institute for Jewish Research,

Of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America,

6 Balfour St., Jerusalem 92102
Phone: 972-2-5631288
Fax: 972-2-5636857