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western Canada where he met China’s liberators whose cause he joined in
the fight for independence and fame.
D
r i v e r
,
G. R. Aramaic documents of the 5th century B. C. New York, Oxford,
1954. 71 p.
The reproductions of the Elephantine papyri are given together with
transcriptions.
D
u n l o p
, D .
M. The history of the Jewish Khazars. Princeton, Princeton Univer-
sity Press, 1954. 293 p.
A comprehensive history of this Jewish kingdom in northern Caucasus
which flourished from the 7th to the 10th centuries, based on Hebrew and
Arabic sources, and containing some Chinese references to the Khazars.
D
u n n e r
, J
o s e p h
.
Baruch Spinoza and western democracy. New York, Philosoph-
ical Library, 1954. 256 p.
The author tries to relate Spinoza’s fundamental teachings to some modern
social problems of the atomic age.
E
n g l e
, F
a n n i e
,
and
B
l a ir
, G
e r t r u d e
.
The Jewish festival cookbook. New
York, McKay, 1954. 216 p.
The preparation of traditional dishes for the Jewish holidays; their origin
and symbolic meaning.
F
e i n
, H
a r r y
H. Songs at eventide: quatrains based on Ecclesiastes. Boston,
Bruce Humphries, 1954. 140 p.
F
o l km a n
, J
erom e
D. The cup of life. New York, Jonathan David, 1955. 64 p.
An inspirational message on the ideals of marriage in Judaism.
F
r a n k
,
M. Z. Sound the trumpet. New York, Whittier, 1955. 448 p.
An anthology of essays and stories on Jewish life and the ideals of the Jewish
renaissance in Israel.
F
r e d m a n
,
J.
G
e o r g e
,
and
F
a l k
, L
o u is
A. Jews in American wars. Washington,
Jewish War Veterans, 1954. 276 p.
A 5th revised and enlarged edition about Jewish participation in the armed
forces of the United States.
F
r e e h o f
, S
olomon
B .
The responsa literature. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication
Society, 1954. 304 p.
An introduction to the rabbinic interpretation of the Halakah in relation
to the practical problems of the community and personal affairs.
G
a n n e s
, A
b raham
P. Central community agencies for Jewish education. Phil-
adelphia, Dropsie College, 1954. 242 p.
A survey of the established bureaus of Jewish education in the United
States, their history and organization.
G
a s t e r
, T
h eodor
H. New Year. New York, Abelard-Schuman, 1955. 160 p.
A comparative study of the history and customs of the festival tracing its
development in antiquity on to its place in modern religions with a chapter on
Rosh Hashanah.
G
in s b e r g
,
Louis. History of the Jews of Petersburg. Petersburg, Va., 1954. 118 p.
The story of a small southern Jewish community through significant periods
in American history.
G
in z b e r g
,
Louts. On Jewish law and lore. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication
Society, 1955. 262 p.
Introductory essays to the Palestinian Talmud, the Agada, the Halachah
and the Cabala by the late professor of Talmud at the Jewish Theological
Seminary.
G
o it e in
,
S. D. Jews and Arabs: their contact through the ages. New York,
Schocken, 1955. 257 p.
A study of the social and intellectual relations of the two peoples from the
time of the Golden Age in Spain to the present era of conflict in the Near
East.
G
o l d b e r g
, D
a v id
.
Holidays for American Jews. New York, Bookman, 1954.
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A guide to customs and ceremonies practiced by reform Jews with explan-
atory notes by Samuel H. Baron.
G
o l d in
, J
u d a h
.
The fathers according to Rabbi Nathan. New Haven, Yale, 1955.
277 p.