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tains Abraham J. Heschel’s “Symbolism in Jewish Faith” and Mordecai M.
Kaplan’s “The Future of Religious Symbolism — A Jewish View.”
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, F
r a n z
Dearest father. Edited with notes by Max Brod. Trans, by
Ernst Kaiser and Erthne Wilkins. New York, Noonday, 1954. 409 p.
Includes the letter Kafka wrote to his father, diary entries, notes and other
miscellaneous Kafkaniana.
a l l e n
, H
orac e
M. Of them which say they are Jews. New York, Bloch, 1954.
300 p.
Essays on American Jewish problems, the philosophy of Jewish education
and tributes to outstanding American Jews.
a t s h
, A
bra h am
I., ed. Bar mitzvah. New York, Shengold, 1955. 160 p.
A profusely illustrated volume on Jewish customs and ceremonies, con-
taining a complete manual for Jewish youth and the ritual of Bar Mitzvah.
a y s e r
, S
t e p h e n
S., ed. Jewish ceremonial art. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication
Society, 1955. 176 p.
An illustrated and annotated catalogue of the tercentenary exposition of
Jewish art shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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, A
bra h am
A .
Strangers at the gate. New York, Bloch, 1954. 149 p. _
Sermons for the holy days and the Sabbath by an American orthodox rabbi.
i s s a n e
E.J. The book of Psalms, v. 2. Westminster, Md., Newman Press, 1954.
336 p.
A commentary by an Irish scholar.
l a p pho l z
, K
u r t
Spiritual awakening. New York, Bloch, 1955. 100 p.
A collection of traditional sermons.
l a u s n e r
, J
o s e p h
The messianic idea in Israel. New York, Macmillan, 1955.
558 P•
An examination of the manifestations of Jewish messianism found in the
Bible up through the time of the 2nd commonwealth. Translated from the
Hebrew by W. F. Stinespring of Duke University.
l e in
, H
ym a n
The code of Maimonides: book 11: the book of torts. New Haven,
Yale, 1954. 236 p.
An English translation of
, giving a compendium of Jewish legal
thought on torts, in the Yale Judaica Series.
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, F
r a n z
ed. Her children call her blessed: a portrait of the Jewish mother.
New York, Stephen Daye, 1955. 329 p.
An anthology on the theme of Jewish motherhood culled from the Bible,
history, poetry and fiction.
o e s t l e r
, A
r t h u r
The invisible writing. New York, Macmillan, 1954. 431 p.
The autobiography of the journalist and novelist during the turbulent years
o g a n
, D
a v id
S. The diary of David S. Kogan. New York, Beechhurst, 1955.
The intimate life of a young Jew. Edited by Meyer Levin.
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, E
u g e n e
ed. American Jewry: the tercentenary and after. New York,
Reconstructionist Press, 1955. 159 p.
A collection of essays on problems of American Jewish life by contributors
to the Reconstructionist.
o r n
, B
er tr am
W. Eventful years and experiences. Cincinnati, American Jewish
Archives, 1954. 249 p.
Studies of Jewish pioneers in America and the American Jewish community
during the 19th century.
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, R
u f u s
The Jews in America: a history. Cleveland, World, 1954.
382 p.
A popular and readable one volume review of the people and movements
which shaped American Jewish life.
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, L
e a h
Jewish holiday cook book. New York, Crown, 1955. 192 p.
Recipes, menus and customs practiced in the home on all Jewish holidays
and festivities.
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, E
lm er
A. Jeremiah, chronologically arranged, translated and interpreted.
Nashville, Tenn., Abingdon, 1954. 349 p.