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I. E. K IEV ----AMERICAN JEWISH NON-FICTION BOOKS 87
C
ha s e
, M
ary
E
llen
.
Life and language in the Old Testament. New York,
Norton, 1955. 201 p.
An appreciation of the literary values of the Bible.
C
h i e l
, A
rthur
A.
Jewish experiences in early Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jewish Publications, 1955. 125 p.
Essays and articles describing the beginnings of congregational activity in the
pioneering western Canadian settlement and some interesting personalities
who lived there at the turn of the century.
C
ohon
, B
eryl
D. Jacob’s well. New York, Bookman, 1956. 112 p.
A study in the parallel aspects of the teachings of Judaism and the Sermon
on the Mount.
D
a iches
, D
av i d
. T
wo
worlds. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1956. 192 p.
Nostalgic recollections of childhood and youth in a rabbinic home in Edin-
burgh, Scotland.
D
a u b e
, D
av i d
.
The New Testament and Rabbinic Judaism. New York,
D e
Graff, 1956. 460 p.
A scholarly examination of the sources which demonstrates the Tannaitic
background of New Testament thought.
D
av i e s
,
G.
H
enton
,
and
R
ichardson
, A
lan
.
20th century Bible commentary.
New York, Harper, 1956. 588 p.
Popular but thorough introductions to each book of the Bible with extensive
notes on many passages emphasizing the historical and social values.
D
e nb urg
, C
haim
N. Code of Hebrew law: Shulhan Aruk Hoshen Ha-Mishpat
1-27. Montreal, Jurisprudence Press, 1955. 376 p.
The Hebrew text treating on the law of judges is given with a parallel English
translation and notes.
E
i n s t e i n
, A
lbert
.
Ideas and opinions. New York, Crown, 1954. 377 p.
An anthology of Einstein’s views.
E
w e n
, D
av i d
.
A journey to greatness: the life and music of George Gershwin.
New York, Holt, 1956. 384 p.
The story of the famous American Jewish composer of popular music.
Essex Story, The: a history of the Jewish community in Essex County, New
Jersey. Newark, N. J., Jewish Education Association of Essex County, 1955.
76 p.
F
orster
, A
rnold
,
and
E
p ste i n
, B
enjamin
R. Cross currents. New York, Double-
day, 1956. 382 p.
A documentary expose of anti-Semitism and organizations promoting
intolerance in the United States.
F
r ank
, E
dgar
.
Talmudic and rabbinical chronology. New York, Feldheim, 1956.
80 p.
The systems of calculating years and the calendar in Jewish literature.
F
reehof
, F
lorence
.
Jews are a dancing people. San Francisco, Stark-Roth,
1955. 71 p.
F
reehof
, S
olomon
B. The responsa literature. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication
Society, 1955. 304 p.
The essence of the problems treated in the vast collection of rabbinic ques-
tions and answers on Jewish law is presented for the general reader.
F
r i edman
, M
aurice
S. Martin Buber: the life of dialogue. Chicago, University
of Chicago Press, 1955. 310 p.
An organized account of Buber’s thought.
F
r i edman
, T
heodore
,
and
G
ordi s
, R
obert
,
eds. Jewish life in America, New
York, Horizon, 1955. 352 p.
A collection of essays on aspects of American Jewish life.
F
uchs
, L
awrence
H. The political behavior of American Jews. Glencoe, 111.,
Free Press, 1956. 220 p.
An historical account of the political behavior of American Jews since
colonial times, and a study of Jewish voting in recent elections.
G
a ster
, T
heodor
H. The holy and the profane. New York, William Sloane,
1955. 256 p.
A comparative study of the religious evolution of Jewish folkways based on
the cycle of human life, with an analysis of the origins of the dietary laws and
the shield of David.