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A chronicle of the education and the movements of a distinguished American
reform rabbi who became the first chancellor and president o f the Hebrew
University in Jerusalem.
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e r d y a e v
, N
ic o l a s
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Christianity and Anti-Semitism. New York, Philosophical
Library, 1954. 58 p.
The Russian philosopher’s appeal to the western world in behalf of Christian
ideals.
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e w e r
, J
u l iu s
A. The book of Daniel. New York, Harper, 1955. 38 p.
Brief notes and commentary to the text of the King James translation.
--------- . The book of Ezekiel. New York, Harper, 1954. 2 vols.
Brief introduction and critical notes for use by students.
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loc
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j
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o s h u a
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The people and the book: the background of 300 years of Jewish
life in America. New York, New York Public Library, 1954. 134 p.
An annotated list of illuminated manuscripts, rare books, documents and
related material exhibited at the N. Y. Public Library under the sponsorship
of the Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation.
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o k s e r
, B
e n
Z
io n
.
From the world of the cabbalah: the philosophy of Rabbi
Judah Loew of Prague. New York, Philosophical Library, 1954. 210 p.
A summary of the mystical teachings about God and the Jewish people
found in the five major works of the Maharal.
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o s n ia k
, J
a c o b
.
The commentary of David Kimhi on the fifth book of Psalms.
New York, Bloch, 1954. 256 p.
An edition of the Hebrew text of chapters 107-150, based on manuscripts
and early editions of the work of this famous commentator.
B
u t t r ic k
, G
eorg e
A., ed. The interpreter’s Bible,
v . 3 :
Kings, Chronicles, Ezra,
Nehemiah, Esther, Job. New York, Abingdon, 1954. 1198 p.
--------- . v. 4: Psalms and Proverbs. New York, Abingdon, 1955. 957 p.
These volumes complete the old testament part of this series of textual and
homiletical commentaries by well known American biblical scholars.
C
a r v a l h o
, S
olomon
N
u n e s
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Incidents of travel and adventure in the far west.
Edited with an introduction by Bertram W. Korn. Philadelphia, Jewish
Publication Society, 1954. 328 p.
A Jewish artist’s report of his expedition under Col. Fremont to the western
lands of the United States in 1853.
Central Conference of American Rabbis Yearbook, v. 64. Edited by Sidney L.
Regner. Pike, N. H., 1954. 303 p.
The reports and papers submitted to the conference and a symposium on
the challenge of the fourth century to reform Judaism and two scholarly papers
on Maimonides commemorating the 750th anniversary of his death.
C
h a n o v e r
, H
ym a n
.
Planning for threes to eights in the Hebrew school. New
York, United Synagogue, 1954. 201 p.
Curriculum and programs for an intensive preparation in the foundation
school.
C
h o t z in o f f
, S
a m u e l
.
A lost paradise: early reminiscences. New York, Knopf,
1955. 381 p.
A literate autobiography by the general music director of NBC describing
his childhood up to 16 in Russia, London and the lower East Side of New York.
C
o h o n
, B
ery l
D. Judaism in theory and practice. New York, Bloch, 1954. 250 p.
An enlarged edition of this guide to liberal Judaism.
C
o l em a n
, H
a m il t o n
.
Shakespeare and the Bible. New York, Vantage, 1955.
51 p.
D
e n b u r g
, C
h a im
N. Code of Hebrew law. Shulhan Aruk Yoreh De’ah (Chs.
335-403). Montreal, Jurisprudence Press, 1955. 480 p.
Hebrew text with English translation, commentary and glossary of the
law and customs relating to visiting the sick and mourning.
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e u t s c h e r
, I
sa a c
.
The prophet armed: Trotsky 1879-1921. New York, Oxford,
1954. 540 p.
A biography of the revolutionary leader and journalist.
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r a g e
, C
h a r l e s
.
The life and times of General two-gun Cohen. New York,
Funk & Wagnalls, 1954. 312 p.
The story of the military leader born in London’s East End, who settled in