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HYAMSON ---- RECENT JEWI SH BOOKS IN ENGLI SH 3 9
R
o b e r t s
, B
leddyn
J. The old testament text and versions. Cardiff, University
of Wales Press, 1951. 326 p.
A critical examination of the earliest texts of the Old Testament and an
attempt to some extent to reconstruct versions that have been lost or destroyed.
R
o s e
, M
il l ic e n t
.
The east end of London. London, Cresset Press, 1951. 283 p.
An account of the poorer Jewish quarter of London.
R
o s e
, P
a u l in e
.
The siege of Jerusalem. London, Patmos, 1950. 105 p.
A well-written and interesting account by an English Jewess of her exper-
iences in Jerusalem during the last weeks of the British Mandate.
R
o s e n h e im
, J
aco b
.
Samson Raphael Hirsch’s cultural ideal and our times.
London, Shapiro, Vallentine, 1951. 71 p.
An interpretation of the teachings of the pioneer of neo-orthodox Judaism
in Germany.
R
o s e n n e
, S
h a b t a i
.
Israel’s armistice agreements with the Arab states. Tel Aviv,
Blumstein’s Bookstores, 1952.
A legal handbook by an Israel legal official.
Ross,
V
ic t o r
.
Tightrope. London, The Cresset Press, 1952. 287 p.
A novel in which the topics of the Jewish Question, Antisemitism and
Zionism are all dealt with.
R
o t h
, C
e c il
.
The intellectual activities of medieval English Jewry. Oxford
University Press, 1949. 74 p.
An exhaustive account, so far as is known.
-------- . History of the Great Synagogue, London: 1690-1940. London, Goldston,
1950. 326 p.
Originally intended to be published on the occasion of the two hundred and
fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the Ashkenazi Jewish community of
England, the appearance of this book was delayed by the outbreak of war.
Profusely illustrated, this book gives a full and fascinating account of the
community.
-------- . The Jews of medieval Oxford. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1950. 194 p.
A complete history, so far as the facts are known, based on the original
sources, of the Jews in Oxford prior to the expulsion from England in 1290.
-------- . The rise of provincial Jewry. London, The Jewish Monthly, 1950. 127 p.
Short historical accounts of the many past and present Jewish communities
outside of London. These accounts contain much information hitherto long
forgotten.
R
o t h
, L
e o n
.
The guide for the perplexed. London, Hutchinson, 1950. 141 p.
A new survey of Maimonides’ famous work.
R
ow l ey
, H
arold
H
e n r y
.
From Joseph to Joshua. Oxford University Press,
1950. 200 p.
Biblical traditions in the light of archaeology. The Schweich Lectures
of the British Academy.
-------- , ed. The Old Testament and modern study: A generation of discovery and
research. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1951. 405 p.
A
n u m b e r o f e s s a y s b y m em b e r s o f th e S o c ie ty fo r O ld T e s t a m e n t S tu d y .
R
oyal
I
n s t it u te
of
I
n t erna t iona l
A
f f a ir s
. T h e m id d le e a s t : a p o l i t ic a l a n d
e c o n om ic s u rv e y . L o n d o n , R o y a l I n s t i t u t e o f I n t e r n a t i o n a l A ffa ir s ,
1950.
496 p.
A section, extending to seventy pages, treats of “Palestine and Israel.”
R
u e f f
, S
u z e
.
I knew Sarah Bernhardt. London, Muller, 1951. 240 p.
A biography, with reminiscences.
S
a ssoon
, D
av id
S
olomon
.
A history of the Jews in Baghdad. London, Alcuin
Press, 1950. 236 p.
The first history of perhaps the oldest, still existing, Jewish community.
S
chw a b
, H
erm a n n
.
The history of Orthodox Jewry in Germany: 1830-1945.
London, Mitre Press, 1951. 159 p.
Selection of Prayers and Readings. London, Association for Jewish Youth, 1951.
96 p.
A handbook for youth in Jewish clubs.
S
h aw
, H
e n r y
.
Judaism in the club. London, Association for Jewish Youth,
1951. 64 p.
A guide for club ministerial officers, club managers and youth leaders.