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I. E. K IEV ----AMERICAN JEWISH NON-FICTION BOOKS
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P
a r r o t
, A
n d r e
.
Nineveh and the Old Testament. New York, Philosophical
Library, 1956.
The contribution of archaeology to the knowledge of the history of the
Assyrian empire when it ruled in that area of the ancient world.
--------- . The Tower of Babel. New York, Philosophical Library, 1955. 75 p.
A description of the ancient Ziggurat mentioned in the book of Genesis,
based on modern archaeological finds.
P
i t t
, J
am e s
E. Adventures in brotherhood. New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy,
1955. 242
p .
The history of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.
P
o p k i n
, Z
e l d a
.
Open every door. New York, Dutton, 1955. 379 p.
The autobiography of an American Jewish woman who is a well known
author.
P
ool
, D
a v i d
de
S
ola
and
T
a m a r
.
An old faith in the new world: portrait of
Shearith Israel, 1654-1954. New York, Columbia, 1955. 592 p.
A history of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in New York City,
the oldest congregation in North America.
Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, v. 24. New York,
Bloch, 1955. 170+36 p.
Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly of America, v. 18. New York, 1955. 287 p.
Rabbinical Alliance of America. Torah and sermon manual. Edited by Harold
Turk. Brooklyn, Rabbinical Alliance of America, 1956.
Rabbinical Council Manual of Holiday and Sabbath Sermons 5716-1955. Edited
by Bernard A. Poupko. New York, Rabbinical Council Press, 1955. 394 p.
A collection of sermons preached by young American orthodox rabbis.
R
a b i n ow i t z
,
Louis
I .
Sparks from the anvil. New York, Bloch, 1955. 347 p.
Sermons preached by the chief rabbi of Johannesburg, South Africa.
R
a n d
, B
e n j a m i n
.
Portland Jewry: its growth and development. Portland, Maine,
Jewish Historical Society, 1955. 118 p.
The first attempt at an account of Jewish life in a city in northern New
England.
R
icciotti
, G
iuseppe
.
The history of Israel. Milwaukee, Bruce,
1955. 2v. 905 p.
A popular account of the development of the Hebrew religion from the
Catholic point of view.
R
i c hm a n
, J
a c o b
.
Laughs from Jewish lore. New York, Hebrew, 1955. 400 p.
A reprint of a collection of Jewish wit and humor.
R
i e g e l m a n
, H
a r o l d
.
Caves of Biak: an American officer’s experiences in the
Southwest Pacific. New York, Dial, 1955. 278 p.
The author is a well known lawyer and civic leader who served also as post-
master of New York.
R
o b e r t
,
A., and
T
r i cot
,
A. Guide to the Bible. Westminster, Md., Newman
Press, 1955. 2 v.
R
o b i n s o n
, N
e h e m i a h
.
The United Nations and the World Jewish Congress.
New York, Institute of Jewish Affairs, World Jewish Congress,_1956. 285 p.
A description of the activities of the World Jewish Congress in the field of
minority rights, human rights and the protection of Jewish communities, with
appendices of UN documents and data in this area.
R
o s e n zw e i g
, F
r a n z
.
On Jewish learning. New York, Schocken, 1955. 128
p.
The writings of the philosopher and educator on adult Jewish education
with some of the letters and responses to the challenging ideas he presented.
Translated, with an introduction, by Nahum N. Glatzer.
R
o s t e n
, L
e o
.
A guide to the religions of America. New York, Simon & Schuster,
1955. 282 p.
In addition to an article on Jews by Morris M. Kertzer, there is a section
on the observances of Judaism and the Jewish holidays.
R
ow l e y
, H
ar ol d
H .
The relevance of the apocalyptic: a study of Jewish and
Christian apocalypses from Daniel to Revelation. New York, Harper, 1955.
205 p.
R
u n e s
, D
ag o b e r t
D .
The wisdom of the Torah. New York, Philosophical
Library, 1956. 300 p.
An anthology of passages taken from the Hebrew Bible.