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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
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American Jewish year book. v. 57, 1956. Morris Fine, editor; Jacob Sloan, associate
editor. New York, American Jewish Committee; Philadelphia, Jewish Publica-
tion Society, 1956. 688 p.
The record of Jewish social, communal and religious development through-
out the world prepared by the research staff of the American Jewish Committee
and specially assigned foreign contributors. The leading article is by Prof.
Herman D. Stein, “Jewish Social Work in the United States (1654-1954).”
The directories of organizations and periodicals are followed by the annual
“American Jewish Bibliography,” prepared by Iva Cohen.
B
amberger
, B
ernard
J. The Bible: a modern Jewish approach. New York,
B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundations, 1955. 96 p.
An introductory essay to the literature of the Bible for college students.
B
ank s
, F
lorence
A. Coins of Bible days. New York, Macmillan, 1955. 178 p.
A popular survey of ancient numismatics with illustrations.
B
aron
, J
oseph
L., ed. A treasury of Jewish quotations. New York, Crown, 1956.
65° p.
Translations into modern English of maxims and proverbs from Jewish
literature beginning with the Bible, with selections of famous sayings of famous
Jews of the modern period, classified according to subject.
B
erkovits
, E
l i eser
.
Judaism: fossil or ferment. New York, Philosophical
Library, 1956. 224 p.
A series of essays presenting a modern view of traditional Judaism.
Berlitz Hebrew self-teacher. New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1955.
A Hebrew manual, prepared by M. Jarblum, according to the Berlitz school
methods for learning foreign languages.
B
irmingham
, G
eorge
A. The prophet Jeremiah. New York, Harper, 1956. 256 p.
An historical interpretation of the period in which Jeremiah lived, with
original translations of the text, by an Irish-Anglican priest.
B
lumberg
, H
arry
.
Modern Hebrew grammar and composition. New York,
Hebrew, 1955. 410 p.
A comprehensive introduction to the study of the modern Hebrew language
by an experienced educator.
B
rown
, O.
H. The Bible versus British Israel. New York, Exposition,
1955. 43
p.
An argument to refute the idea that the lost ten tribes settled in Great
Britain, Canada and the United States.
B
rowne
, L
ew i s
.
The wisdom of Israel: an anthology. New York, Random House,
1956. 748 p.
A reprint in the “Modern Library Giants.”
B
u b e r
, M
art in
.
The legend of the Baal-Shem. New York, Harper, 1955. 222 p.
Stories about the founder of Hasidism, translated into English by Maurice
S. Friedman.
--------- . Between Man and Man. Boston, Beacon, 1955. 212 p.
A collection of essays and addresses.
B
uchler
, A
dolph
.
Studies in Jewish history. New York, Oxford, 1956. 372 p.
A memorial volume, sponsored by Jews’ College of London, containing a
selection of translations of historical studies on topics dealing with the second
Jewish commonwealth.
B
urrows
, M
illar
.
The Dead Sea scrolls. New York, Viking, 1955. 435
p.
The full account of the discovery of the scrolls in the Qumran caves near the
Dead Sea, giving new English translations from the original Hebrew texts.
B
uttrick
, G
eorge
A. The interpreter’s Bible, v. 5: Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs,
Isaiah and Jeremiah. New York, Abingdon, 1956. 1,152 p.
The final volume of the old testament section of textual and homiletical
commentaries by American biblical scholars and preachers.
B
yer
, E
tta
.
Transplanted people. Chicago, Lider Organization, 1955. 256 p.
Reminiscences of a woman from a small Russian town who settled in
America. Reproductions of oil paintings by Samuel Byer.
C
ahn
, W
illiam
.
Einstein: a pictorial biography. New York, Citadel, 1955. 128 p.
Many of Einstein’s most famous statements accompany the photographs
and illustrations giving the story of his life and thought.
C
h a n i n
, A.
L.,
and A
tk i n
, S
amuel
. Cha im
Gross. New York, Beechhurst, 1956.
The artist’s outstanding drawings in 152 reproductions.