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I. E. K IEV ----AMERICAN JEWISH NON-FICTION BOOKS 89
H
eschel
, A
braham
J. God in search of man: a philosophy of Judaism. New York,
Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1956. 437 p.
H
igham
, J
ohn
.
Strangers in the land: patterns
o f
American nativism. New
Brunswick, N.
J . ,
Rutgers University Press, 1955. 431 p.
A study of American attitudes towards immigrants, including Jews, during
the 19th century.
H
irsch
, S
amson
R
a phael
.
Selected essays on Rosh Hashono. Translated by
Ismar Lipschutz. New York, Feldheim, 1954. 64 p.
The orthodox view of Jewish piety.
H
ir schler
, E
ric
E . ,
ed. Jews from Germany in the United States. New York,
Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1955. 182 p.
A volume of scholarly studies sponsored by the American Federation of
Jews from Central Europe.
H
oli sher
, D
e s i der
.
The synagogue and its people. New York, Abelard-Schuman,
1955. 189 p.
An illustrated study of the structures and activities of synagogues in the
large cities of America.
H
oly
S
cr i ptures
, T
h e
.
according to the Masoretic text. New edition of the
Jewish Publication Society translation. Cleveland, World, 1955. 1270 p.
Newly designed format of the translation originally published in 1917;
contains some respelling of archaic words and corrections.
H
oly
S
cr i ptures
, T
h e
.
according to the Masoretic text. Hebrew text on parallel
pages with the English translation. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society;
New York, Feldheim, 1955. 2 v.
Jewish book annual, v. 13. 5715-5716 (1955-1956). Edited by Sol Liptzin. New
York, Jewish Book Council of America, 1955. 170 p.
The volume presents literary studies in Yiddish literature by Sh. Niger;
American Hebrew literature by J. Kabakoff; and books on Jewish art by Alfred
Werner. The section covering literary anniversaries of the year is followed by
the bibliographies of new books in America, Israel and other countries.
K
aplan
, M
ordecai
M .
Questions Jews ask: Reconstructionist answers. New
York, Reconstructionist Press, 1956. 532 p.
Extensive discourses and interpretations of Jewish experience and Jewish
sociology by the founder of the Reconstructionist movement.
K
a sher
, M
enahem
M .
Encyclopedia of biblical interpretation, v. 2. Genesis
6:9-7:27. New York, American Torah Shelemah Committee, 1955. 288 p.
An English translation, under the editorship of Harry Freedman, of the
compendium of commentaries on the Bible published in the Torah Shelemah.
K
atz
, I
rving
I . ,
and
M
arcus
, J
acob
R. The Beth El story: with a history of the
Jews in Michigan before 1850, and an essay on 300 years in America. Detroit,
Wayne University Press, 1955. 238 p.
A fully illustrated history of the well known reform Temple Beth El of
Detroit with many new facts about Jewish settlement in Michigan.
K
ay s er
, S
t e phen
S. ,
ed. The book of books in art. New York, Shengold Pub-
Ushers, 1956. 172 p.
Reproductions of 70 biblical paintings and sculptures. Eight are in full
color.
K e l s o , James
L.
Excavations at New Testament Jericho and Khirbet en-N itla.
New Haven , American Schools for Oriental Research, 1955. 60 p. 41
plates.
V. 29-30 of the Annual o f the Schools devoted to the archaeology of Palestine.
K
isch
, B
runo
.
Forgotten leaders in modern medicine. Philadelphia, American
Philosophical Society, 1955. 178 p.
This comprehensive treatise deals with the biographies and work of four
great Jewish medical leaders of the 19th century: Prof. Gabriel G. Valentin of
Breslau, Dr. David Gruby of Paris, Prof. Robert Remak of Berlin, and Prof.
Leopold Auerbach of Breslau.
K
oestler
, A
rthur
.
The trail of the dinosaur and other essays. New York,
Macmillan, 1955. 253 p.
In one essay, “Judah and the Crossroads,” Koestler declares that Jews
everywhere, who elect to remain outside Israel, should renounce their heritage
and assimilate.