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Levin, Meyer,
Kurzband, Toby
K. The story of the Synagogue. New
York, Behrman, 1957. 191 p.
This is the first volume in the “Jewish Heritage Series״ to be published
by Behrman House, for the intermediate grades of Jewish schools. It is
the story of Jewish worship from its beginnings at Abraham’s altar to
the present day. (ages 10-14)
Lewiton, Mina.
Rachel and Herman. New York, Franklin Watts, 1957. 202 p.
Continues the story of the Lessings, an immigrant family of the 1900s,
when they move from the East Side to the Bronx, there to meet new
friends, new schools, new and more prosperous adjustments, (ages 9-12)
Lewittes, Mordecai
H. Highlights of Jewish history: from the Middle Ages
to modern times: volume 4. New York, Hebrew, 1957. 320 p.
A text book by an experienced teacher.
Markowitz, Samuel
H. Leading a Jewish life in the modern world. Revised
edition. New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1958.
327 p.
The problem here discussed is how to achieve a sense of security in a
complex environment through a better knowledge and application of
Jewish living, (ages 14-16)
Mudra, Marie.
Look beyond tomorrow. New York, Dutton, 1957. 192 p.
A pleasant teen-age story of a Jewish boy who tries to hide his origin,
and slowly discovers that the essential thing in life is to be true to one’s
self and one's traditions, (ages 12-15)
Pessin, Deborah.
History of the Jews in America. Illus. by Ruth Gikow.
New York, United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, 1957.
317 p.
The contents are divided into five units, beginning with the early
Jewish settlers in New York, and continuing to the present day. Like
her earlier textbooks, this one is admirably conceived and executed,
(ages 12-15)
Pilkington, Roger.
In the beginning: the story of creation. Drawings by
Piet Klasee. New York, St. Martin’s Press, 1957. 59 p.
A highly imaginative modern interpretation of the Creation, (ages
Salop, Byrd.
The Kiddush cup who hated wine. Illus. by Lil Goldstein.
New York, Jonathan David, 1957.
A highly colorful and charming story, (ages 5-10)
Segal, Samuel
M. On stage, everyone. New York, Jonathan David, 1957.
262 p.
Jewish festival plays for children, (ages 9-14)
Silverman, William
B. The still, small voice today: Jewish ethical living:
book two. New York, Behrman, 1957. 311 p.
A well-presented systematic approach to the teaching and exploring
of Jewish ethics, (ages 13-16)
Sol, Robert
[Sol Scharfstein]. Chanukah is fun. Chanukah is coming. Illus.
by Gabe Josephson. New York, Ktav, 1957.
A book about the festival with pictures in color.
Sugarman, Joan G.,
Freeman, Grace
R. Joel finds out. Illus. by Anita
Rogoff. New York, Bookman Associates, 1958. 273 p.
Eleven-year-old Joel learns how his problems often parellel those which
confronted the great men in Jewish history, (ages 9-12)
Terrien, Samuel.
Lands of the Bible. Illus. by William Bolin. New York,
Simon and Schuster, 1957. 97 p.
A Golden Book historical atlas, (ages 10-16)
Watson, Sally. To
build a land. New York, Holt, 1957. 225 p.
A stirring tale of Youth Aliyah children and their adventures during
the heroic days of Israel’s liberation, (ages 14-16)