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HYAMSON — RECENT JEWI SH BOOKS IN ENGLI SH 35
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E. G. Come like a storm. London, Ernest Benn, 1950.
A novel dealing with the story of a Jewish immigrant family and its odyssey
on the way to Palestine.
D
a ic h e s
, S
a m u e l
.
Bible studies. London, E. Goldston, 1950. 134 p.
About thirty essays, for the most part studies in the language and inter-
pretation of the Psalms.
D
a nby
, H
e r b e r t
and
S
e g a l
,
M.
H .
A concise Hebrew-English and English-
Hebrew dictionary. Tel Aviv, Dvir, 1951.
D
a n ie l
- R
o p s
.
Israel and the ancient world. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950.
A translation from the French. The uniqueness of Israel’s contribution in
the sphere of moral values as illustrated by our knowledge of contemporary
civilizations. The French edition was destroyed by the Germans during their
occupation of France, on account of the author’s sympathetic attitude towards
Israel.
D
avy
, M
a r ie
M
a g d a l e in e
.
The spiritual experience of Simone Weil. Shorne
(Kent), Burning Glass Paper, 1951. 35 p.
Simone Weil was a French Jewess whose philosophy and spiritual experiences
brought her to the verge of Christianity before her early death in England in
1943.
D
e
G
a ury
, G
era l d
.
The New State of Israel. Derek Verschoyle, 1952. 260
p .
In effect an encyclopaedia of Israel, although not in the form of an ency-
clopaedia.
D
r iv e r
, G
o d frey
R. The Hebrew scrolls. Oxford University Press, 1951. 51
p .
A lecture given by Professor Driver at Dr. Williams’ Library on the scrolls
discovered four years ago in a cave near Jericho. A survey of the discovery,
contents and controversial issues arising out of the scrolls. Professor Driver
dates them tentatively as between 200 C. E. and 800 C. E.
D
u pon t
-S
omm er
, A
n d r e
. T h e D e a d S ea sc ro lls . O x fo rd , B la ckw e l l ,
1952. 100 p.
A preliminary survey. Translated from the French.
F
ishm a n
, I
s id o r e
.
The Passover Hagadah. London, E. Goldston, 1951. 94
p .
A new edition with a translation into English.
F
itzg era ld
-L
e e
,
J. The great migration. London, Skeffington, 1951. 212 p.
Elaborates the theory that the Jews had their origin in Peru and migrated
(“Forty Years in the Wilderness”) to Palestine, via the American Pacific
coast, crossing the frozen Behring Strait, and across Asia. An elaboration of
a book originally published in 1930.
F
r a e n k e l
,
Joseph. Robert Strieker. London, Ararat Publishing Co., 1950. 94 p.
The biography of a prominent Austrian Zionist, by a number of contributors.
G
e r s h a t e r
,
C. Thirty days in Israel. Johannesburg, Jewish Book Centre, 1950.
249 P•An account of a brief visit to Israel and of what he saw there, by a prominent
South African Zionist.
G
i j s e n
, M
a r n ix
.
Joachim of Babylon. London, East and West Library, 1951.
122 p .
A translation from the Dutch of a biblical novel.
G
o dw in
, B
e n
.
Down our street. London, Constable, 1952.
An amusing record of the Jewish quarter of Manchester.
G
o ld ing
, L
o u is
.
The dangerous places. London, Hutchinson, 1952. 385 p.
A novel by the leading Anglo-Jewish novelist, based upon the revolt in the
Warsaw Ghetto against the German invaders.
G
oldman
, W
i l l iam
.
A saint in the making. London, Constellation Books, 1951.
200 p .
Thirteen short stories, dealing with Jewish life in east London.
G
ollancz
, V
ic t o r
.
A year of grace. London, Gollancz, 1950. 576 p.
An anthology, covering the whole range of thought in English, which has
influenced the anthologist and expresses his thought and feelings from time
to time. A book that must prove a source of peace and happiness to innumer-
able possessors who are able to have recourse to it when in need. Published in
the USA under the title
Man and God.
G
oodhart
, A
r thur
L
ehm a n
.
Five Jewish lawyers of the common law. Oxford
University Press, 1950. 76 p.
Short biographies of Judah Benjamin, Sir George Jessel, Justice Brandeis,
Justice Cardozo, and Rufus Isaacs. First Marquess of Reading.