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ALPERT — AMERICAN BOOKS ON ZIONISM^ I SRAEL
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H
o f fm a n
, G
lor ia
.
Home at last. New York, David McKay Co., 1951. 48 p.
A simple account of two refugee boys who trudge Israel’s countryside en
route to their new home; with splendid photographs.
K
in s e l
, P
a schal
and
H
enry
L
eon a rd
.
The Catholic shrines of the holy land.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951. 200 p.
Photographs and descriptions of the holy places of the Roman Church.
K
l e in
,
A. M. The second scroll. New York, Knopf, 1951. 198 p.
A symbolic novel of the Jew’s search for the eternal Jewish values and of
how these values may be found in Israel today.
K
l e in
, E
rn e s t
L. What of the night? New York, Farrar, Straus and Young,
1951. 268 p.
A review of current world affairs; contains a warm and appreciative chapter
on Israel’s emergence.
L
e a r s i
, R
u f u s
.
Fulfillment: the epic story of Zionism. Cleveland, World, 1951.
426 p.
A history of the Zionist movement, with emphasis on the political aspects,
and with special attention to the role of the movement in the United States.
L
eh rm a n
, H
a l
.
Israel: The beginning and tomorrow. New York, Sloane, 1951.
358 p.
The author discusses a number of the major controversial problems facing
Israel, and seeks to provide the case for both sides, sometimes, however, falling
short of objectivity.
L
e n g y e l
, E
m il
and
M
e lb y
, E
rn e st
O .
Israel. Problems of Nation-Building.
New York, Foreign Policy Association, 1951. 61 p.
No. 89 in the “Headline Series.” A factual account of Israel’s status and
problems; an excellent introduction to one who knows little of the country
or its history.
M
c
D
ona ld
, J
ames
G.
M y
mission in Israel. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1951.
303 p.
The observations and commentary of America’s first ambassador to Israel;
deals frankly with Israel’s problems and with his own difficulties with the
U. S. State Department.
O t t l e y ,
R
oi
. N
o
green pastures. New York, Scribners, 1951. 234 p.
In this study of the Negro in Europe and the Middle East, the author
finds Israel setting an example which may lead the way to solving the color
problems of the world.
P
a w e l
, E
r n s t
.
The island in time. Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, 1951. 255 p.
The frustrations and the conflicts facing D. P.’s as they await the long
delayed trip to Palestine provide the theme for this powerful novel. The
locale is a camp in southern Italy.
R
e s n e r
, L
aw r e n c e
.
Eternal stranger. Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, 1951.
216 p.
A review of the plight of Jewish minorities in the Arab lands of the Middle
East and of the role Israel must play as a refuge.
R
o s e n f e l d
, A
lv in
and
J
u d it h
.
Ticket to Israel. New York, Rinehart, 1952.
305 p.
A comprehensive tourist guide to the country, encompassing a considerable
amount of historical material as well as practical advice for the traveller.
S
t
. J
o h n
, R
o b e r t
.
Tongue of the prophets. Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday,
1952. 377 p.
The biography of Eliezer Ben Yehudah; told in an informal, conversational
style.
S
h u b ow
, L
e o
.
Israel lives again. Boston, Bruce Humphries, 1952. 90 p.
An expansion of several articles originally appearing in the
Boston Traveler
,
and giving a tourist’s impression of Israel during the summer of 1949.
Y
oung
,
T.
C
u y l er
.
Near eastern culture and society. Princeton, N. J., Princeton
University Press, 1951. 250 p.
The Palestine “problem” is dealt with in an exclusively pro-Arab section
contributed by Constantine K. Zurayk.