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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
A
braham s
, I
sra el
.
Jewish life in the middle ages. New York, Meridian,
Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1958. 478 p.
A paperback reprint.
A
d ler
, H
ugo
C
h a im
,
ed. Evening service for Sabbath and festivals—Lewan-
dowski. New York, Transcontinental, 1958.
Arrangements of Lewandowski’s synagogal music.
A
d ler
, M
orris
.
The world of the Talmud. Washington,
D . C .,
B ’nai Brith
Hillel Foundations, 1958. 148 p. (
Hillel Little Books no. 4) .
An introduction to the teachings and the ways of Talmudic thought.
A
llegro
, J
ohn
M. The people of the Dead Sea scrolls in text and pictures.
Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, 1958. 192 p.
Photographs of the now famous scrolls and scenes of places in Palestine
relating to the text.
American Jewish Yearbook: vol. 60, 1959. Edited by Morris Fine and Milton
Himmelfarb. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society; New York, Amer­
ican Jewish Committee, 1959. 411 p.
Anecrypha: the book of Tobit. Introduction, English translation and com-
/ m e n t a r y by Frank Zimmerman. New York, Harper, 1958. 190 p. (
Dropsie
College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning: Jewish Apocryphal Literature,
no. 7 ) .
A
rm itag e
, M
e r l e
.
George Gershwin: man and legend. New York, Duell, Sloan
and Pearce, 1958. 188 p.
A biography of the popular American composer.
A
sch
, S
h o l em
.
Kiddush Ha-Shem and Sabbatai Zevi. New York, Meridian;
Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1959. 249 p.
A paperback edition of an epic of 1648 and a play about the pseudo-
messiah.
B
aeck
, L
e o
.
Judaism and Christianity. Trans, from the German with an
introduction by Walter Kaufmann. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication
Society, 1958. 292 p.
Five essays including a discussion of the Gospels as documents of the
history of the Jewish faith, showing Christianity to be a form of
romanticism.
B
akan
, D
avid
.
Sigmund Freud and the Jewish mystical tradition. Princeton,
N. J . , Van Nostrand, 1958. 345 p.
Examines the intellectual antecedents of Freudian psychoanalysis in
order to correct the view that Freud was a genius who suddenly and alone
discovered the science of psychoanalysis. Th e author holds that Freud ’s
discovery goes back to Jewish history and mystical thought.
B
aron
, S
alo
W
it tm a y e r
.
Social and religious history of the Jews: vols. 6,
7, 8. New York, Columbia University Press, 1958. 486, 321, 405 p.
The second revised, enlarged edition covering the contributions to
laws, homilies, the Bible, Hebrew language, philosophy and science from
500 to 1200 C.E.
B
eh rm an
, S
a m u e l
N. The cold wind and the warm. New York, Random,
1959. 142 p.
A play based on
The Worcester Account
which depicts scenes of family
life in a Jewish community in Massachusetts.
B
e t sk y
, S
arah
Z
w e ig
.
Onions and cucumbers and plums: 46 Yiddish poems
in English. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1958. 290 p.
Translations of 20th century Yiddish poetry.
B
lank
, A
m y
K. The spoken choice. Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press,
1959. 115 p.
Poems based on the rich store of Hebrew legends and biblical tales,
utilizing also the dramatic dialogue or monologue.
v
B
lau
, J
oseph
L . ,
ed. Essays in Jewish life and thought presented to Salo
Wittmayer Baron. New York, Columbia University Press, 1959. 458 p.
v
A
festschrift for the 60th birthday of the famous Jewish historian with
studies by his former students.