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KERSTEIN ---- BOOKS ON ISRAEL AND ZIONISM
95
F
rank
,
M. Z., ed. Sound the great trumpet. New York, Whittier Books, 1955.
415 p.
An excellent anthology of writings by participants in the First and Second
Aliyah which provide a complete picture of the pioneering that led to the
creation of the State of Israel.
H
a b e r
, J
u l i u s
.
The odyssey of an American Zionist. New York, Twayne, 1956.
415
p.
Fifty years of Zionism portrayed by a veteran Zionist. Introduction by
Louis Lipsky.
Israel and the United Nations. New York, Manhattan Publishing Co., 1956. 322 p.
Report of a study group set up by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prepared for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
K
imche
, J
on
and
D
av i d
.
The secret roads. New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy,
1955. 223 p.
The story of Jewish immigration to Palestine during the last ten years of
the British Mandate.
L
owenthal
, M
arv i n
,
ed. The diaries of Theodor Herzl. New York, Dial, 1956.
522 p.
The first English translation of the private journals of the founder o f political
Zionism, father of the State of Israel. The present work embraces a little less
than one-third of the original German edition of
Herzl's Tagebucher
(1895-
1904). Some deletions have been restored in the present translation. Contains
a lengthy introduction by the editor, and an alphabetically arranged body of
biographical and topical notes.
M
i ller
, I
rv ing
.
Israel, the eternal ideal. New York, Farrar, Straus, and Cudahy,
1955. 160 p.
The author, a noted rabbi and Zionist leader, shows that only Israel could
fulfill the needs of a people burdened with the memory of the Diaspora.
M
osley
, L
eonard
.
Gideon goes to war. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons,
1956. 256 p.
A biography of Major-General Orde Charles Wingate, military commander
in Palestine in 1936-39, who trained and led the Haganah in the Israel War
of Liberation in 1948.
P
erowne
, S
t ewart
.
The one remains: a report from Jerusalem. New York,
E.
P .
Dutton, 1955. 192 p.
The story of the Old City of Jerusalem written with love for the city and
with a pro-Arab slant.
R
ibalow
, H
arold
U. The history of Israel’s postage stamps. New York, Twayne,
1956. 120 p.
Contains 8 pages of illustrations of Israel stamps.
S
chechtman
, J
oseph
B. Rebel and statesman: the Vladimir Jabotinsky story: the
early years. New York, T. YoselofF, 1956. 467 p.
The story of Jabotinsky’s earliest years to 1923; the first part of a two-
volume work. An authentic, fully-documented study of the famed Jewish
patriot and Zionist-Revisionist leader, poet, orator and linguist.
The second Aliyah: an anthology. New York, Zionist Youth Council, 1955. 96 p.
This collection of literary selections covers the period of the Second Aliyah
in Palestine from 1904 to 1914.
S
humsky
, A
braham
.
The clash of cultures in Israel: a problem for education.
New York, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1955. 170 p.
An account of the clash between Ashkenazi and Oriental Jews created by
the sudden, tremendous immigration into Israel.
S
hwadran
, B
en jam in
.
The Middle East, oil and the Great Powers. New York,
Praeger, 1955. 512 p.
With documented facts, the author discloses for the first time the key role
that oil has played in the Middle East, and reveals the oil company influence
upon the Middle East policy of the United States State Department and upon
Israel’s relationship with her Arab neighbors. The book contains a postscript
on the recent discovery of oil in Israel.
S
piro
, M
elford
E. Kibbutz: venture in Utopia. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard
University Press, 1956. 266 p.
An anthropological examination of a Marxist, anti-religious collective colony