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D u b o i s , P i e r r e .
Recovery o f the Holy Land. Translated with an introduction
and notes by Walther I. Brandt. New York, Columbia University Press, 1957.
272 p.
A 14th century plan for reforms in the law, the church, education and
diplomacy.
E b n e r , E l i e z e r .
Elementary education in ancient Israel during the Tannaitic
period. New York, Bloch, 1956. 128 p.
The school system in Palestine in the first two centuries of the common era
described on the basis of the sources in the Mishna and Talmudic literature.
E d i n g e r , L e w i s
J. German exile politics: the social democratic executive committee
in the Nazi era. Berkeley, Calif., University o f California Press, 1956. 304 p.
An examination of exile publications and material based on interviews with
party leaders.
E i s e n s t e i n , I r a .
Judaism under freedom. New York, Reconstructionist, 1956.
262 p.
A personal interpretation of the Reconstructionist philosophy o f Judaism.
E m m a n u e l , I s a a c S .
Precious stones of the Jews in Curacao. New York, Bloch,
1957. 584 p.
A full study and description of Curagaon Jewry, 1656-1957, with reproduc­
tions of inscriptions on the tombstones in the old Jewish cemetery in Curasao,
Dutch West Indies. Extensively illustrated.
F a r m e r , W i l l i a m R e u b e n .
Maccabees, zealots and Josephus: an inquiry into
Jewish nationalism in the Greco-Roman period. New York, Columbia Uni­
versity Press, 1956. 239 p.
The reasons for Josephus’ attitude towards the Maccabees and his antag­
onism to the zealots who fought Roman domination in Judaea.
F e d e r b u s h , S im o n .
The Jewish concept of labor. New York, Jewish Agency, 1956.
63 p.
The teachings of the Talmud and the rabbis about the workingman and
his rights.
F e l s h i n ,
Max. Moses Maimonides. New York, Book Guild Publishers, 1956.
205 p.
F r a n k e l , I s r a e l .
Peshat (plain exegesis) in Talmudic and Midrashic literature.
Toronto, La Salle Press, 1956. 211 p.
The literal interpretation of Biblical law by the Tanaim and Amoraim.
F r e e d , M o r r i s .
The survivors: six one-act dramas. Translated from the Yiddish
by A.
D .
Mankoff. Cambridge, Mass., Sci-Art, 1956. 112 p.
F r e e m a n ,
Lucy. Hospital in action: the story of the Michael Reese Medical
Center. Chicago, Rand McNally, 1956. 302 p.
The story of the famous Chicago hospital and the people who played a part
in its founding and development.
F r e n k e l , L a w r e n c e ,
ed. American synagogue directory. New York,
1 9 5 7 . 1 1 0 p .
A listing of congregations, rabbis and synagogue officials.
F r i t s c h , C h a r l e s
T. The Qumran community. New York, Macmillan, 1956.
192 p.
Tne general history behind the area in which the Dead Sea scrolls were
discovered with a description o f the texts and their relationship to New
Testament literature.
G i n z b e r g , L o u i s .
Legends of the Bible. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society;
New York, Simon & Schuster, 1956. 768 p.
Selections from the well known volumes compiled by the late professor of
Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary with an introduction by Shalom
Spiegel.
G o l d b e r g , D a v i d .
Holidays for American Judaism. New York, Bookman. 1956.
182 p.
G o l d m a n , S o l o m o n .
The ten commandments. Chicago, University of Chicago
Press, 1956. 244 p.
A full study of the biblical text in Exodus and Deuteronomy and the signif­
icance of the commandments for modern civilization. Edited by Maurice
Samuel.