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The political organization of the tribunals of the normative Jewish commu-
nity.
H o r o w i t z , G e o r g e .
The spirit of Jewish law. New York, Central Book Co.,
1953. 812 p.
An outline of civil and criminal law showing the development of Jewish
concepts of legal philosophy and procedure.
H u r o k , S o l o m o n . S .
Hurok presents: a memoir of the dance world. New York,
Hermitage House, 1954.
A continuation of the entertaining memoirs by the author of
Impresario
who played an important role in presenting and managing famous artists of
the music and the theater world to American audiences.
Im b e r , R e b e c c a ,
and
C o h e n , J a c k J .
The creative audience. New York, Recon-
structionist Press, 1954. 152 p.
Planned Jewish educational programs for adult groups emphasizing work-
shop techniques.
I r w i n , W i l l i a m
A. The Old Testament: keystone of human culture. New York,
Henry Schuman, 1952. 293 p.
An appreciation of the important contribution of Israel to religion and
civilization.
I s r a e l , L e o n ( L o l a ) .
The East Side of yesteryear in pictures. New York,
Jewish Daily Forward, 1954. 78 p.
A book of drawings depicting characters and scenes in New York’s lower
East Side.
J a n o u c h , G u s t a v .
Conversations with Kafka. New York, Praeger, 1953. 109 p.
Reminiscences arranged topically.
Jewish Book Annual, v. 11, 5713 (1952-53). Edited by Mortimer J. Cohen. New
York, Jewish Book Council of America, 1952. 212 p.
Bibliographies and articles on Jewish books and authors.
J o s e p h s o n , M a t t h e w .
Sidney Hillman: statesman of American labor. Garden
City, N. Y., Doubleday, 1952. 701 p.
Extensive treatment of the work of the late head of the Amalgamated
Clothing Workers Union.
J u n g , L e o .
Jewish leaders (1750-1940). New York, Bloch, 1953. 564 p. (The
Jewish Library. Vol. 6.)
Essays on the life and works of eminent rabbis and teachers.
K a d u s h i n , M a x .
The Rabbinic mind. New York, Jewish Theological Seminary
of America, 1952. 390 p.
The concepts of the teachers of the Talmudic period systematically analyzed.
K a g a n , S o l o m o n R o b e r t .
Jewish medicine. Boston, Medico-Historical Society,
1952. 575 p.
An analysis of biblical and Talmudic medicine together with short bio-
graphical essays about Jewish doctors and their influence on the advancement
of medical science.
Kaplan, Mordecai M. Jubilee volume on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Edited
by Moshe Davis. New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1953.
2 v. 549 p.
The English section contains a bibliography of Dr. Kaplan’s writings and
contributions by scholars on the Bible, Jewish history and culture.
K a s h e r , M e n a h e m M .
Encyclopedia of biblical interpretation (Torah Shelemah).
New York, American Biblical Encyclopedia Society, 1953. 262 p. Translated
by Harry Freedman.
The Rabbinical commentaries to the Pentateuch edited from manuscripts
and printed sources to which has been added an essay on the Book of Genesis
and its relation to modern scientific knowledge.
K a t k o v , N o r m a n .
The fabulous Fanny: the story of Fanny Brice. New York,
Knopf, 1953. 337 p.
A lively biography of the colorful comedienne.
K a t s c h , A b r a h a m .
Judaism in Islam. New York, Bloch, 1954. 296 p.
The Biblical and Talmudic backgrounds of the main teachings of the Koran.
K e r t z e r , M o r r i s
N . What
is
a Jew? Cleveland, World, 1953. 214
p .
Answers to questions about Jews and Judaism popularly presented.