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I f Books Could Talk
, by Sally Miller Brash
And ItJVasWritten and I t Shall Be Read
, by Martha Marenoff
Some Books of Jewish Interest
, by Philip Goodman
Jewish Art Books and Albums
, by Rachel Wischnitzer
Bibliography of the Warsaw Ghetto
, by Philip Friedman
Bookmark for Jewish Book Month
The Jewish Book Shop)
by Isidore Cooperman
A Book List for the Jewish Adult
, by Solomon Grayzel
Jewish Book Council flyer
The above material was widely distributed through hundreds of
organizations and individuals. In the two year period, approxi-
mately 50,000 items in addition to 200,000 bookmarks were dis-
As a result of a reduced budget, it was not found possible to
publish the Jewish Book Annual in 1953. Strenuous efforts were
subsequently made to assure publication of the Annual in time for
the celebration of the American Jewish tercentenary. Through
the cooperation of the national Jewish organizations affiliated with
the Council, the Morris and Bertha Treuhaft Memorial Fund, the
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, and many individuals who recog-
nized the value of this record of American Jewish literary achieve-
ment, the means have been found to continue publication.
In Jewish Bookland
, under the editorship of Dr. Solomon
Grayzel, has been published regularly as the literary supplement to
The JWB Circle.
This is the only periodical which attempts to
review all English books of Jewish interest published in this coun-
try, as well as significant books in Yiddish and in Hebrew. I t has
received wide acclaim and is being used as a guide for the selection
of books by both individuals and institutional libraries.
The following portable exhibits have been prepared and cir-
culated on loan to Jewish communal groups:
100 Selected Books in English, Yiddish and Hebrew for the
Jewish Home