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S c h e c h t m a n , J o s e p h
B. The Arab refugee problem. New York, Philosophical
Library, 1952. 148 p.
Discusses the problems of repatriation of the Arab refugees to their old
homes in Israel or their resettlement in Arab lands.
S p e n d e r , S t e p h e n .
Learning laughter. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1953. 201 p.
The eyewitness account by an English poet on Israel’s rehabilitation, its
conflicts regarding the integration of immigrants, particularly the youth
emigrating from the orient and the western European countries.
S y k e s , C h r i s t o p h e r . T w o
studies in virtue. New York, Knopf, 1953. 256 p.
A major part of this volume deals with the role of Sir Mark Sykes (the
author’s father) in the negotiations leading up to the Balfour declaration in
1917 and its formulation. Contains valuable new material on “gentile Zion-
ism,” and hitherto unpublished letters, conversations and papers of Weizmann,
Sokolow, Gaster and others.
C a r l H e r m a n n .
The Palestine problem today: Israel and its neighbors.
Boston, Beacon, 1953. 78 p.
A penetrating study by the noted American church leader, who is the
chairman of the executive council of the American Christian Palestine Com-
W i l l i a m s , A l b e r t
N. The holy city. New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce; Boston,
Little, Brown, 1954. 434 p.
The pageant of Jerusalem’s thirty centuries of history. The author, a
distinguished educator and historian, comes to the conclusion that “there can
be no recognition of Israel without the recognition of Jerusalem as the historic
capital of Israel.”
Y a h u d a ,
S .
Dr. Weizmann’s errors on trial. New York, privately printed,
1954. 64 p.
A refutation of statements in
Trial and Error
by Chaim Weizmann.
Z a a r , I s a a c .
Rescue and liberation. New York, Bloch, 1954. 306 p.
Subtitled, “America’s Part in the Birth of Israel,” the volume deals with
the activities of the Hebrew Freedom Movement (Irgun).
Z e i t l i n , R o s e .
Henrietta Szold: record of a life. New York, Dial, 1952. 251 p.
A comprehensive biography of the late founder of Hadassah and foremost
Jewish woman leader in America and in Israel where she was recognized as
“a mother in Israel.”