Page 107 - Jewish Book Annual Volume 17 (1958-1959)

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ew ish
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iction
B
ooks
101
J
ung
, L
eo
,
ed. Guardians of our heritage (1724-1953). New York, Bloch,
1958. 758 p.
Scholarly biographies of the great rabbinic teachers of European Jewry
during the past two centuries.
K
asher
, M
en ah em
M .
Encyclopedia of biblical interpretation: vol.
4 .
New
York, American Biblical Encyclopedia Society, 1959. 290 p.
Th e English translation of the
Torah Shlemah
comprising an anthology
of the rabbinic commentaries to Genesis 25:19-36;43 under the editorship
of Hyman Klein.
K
atch er
, L
e o
.
Th e big bankroll: the life and times of Arnold Rothstein.
New York, Harper, 1959. 369 p.
The life story of the gambler and his political and social influence
in New York City.
K
e y e s
, N
elson
B
e e c h e r
.
Story of the Bible world in map, word and picture.
Maplewood,
N .
J . , Hammond, 1959. 192 p.
A scholarly illustrated story of recent archaeological discoveries with
a time chart giving the historical account.
K
ir sh en baum
, D
avid
.
Mixed marriage and the Jewish future. New York,
Bloch, 1958. 144 p.
An appeal to counteract the upsurge of intermarriage.
K
no h l
, D
ov
.
Siege in the hills of Hebron. New York, Yoseloff, 1958. 389 p.
A dramatic documentary account of the siege of the Etzion Bloc
during the bloody Arab-Israeli W ar of 1948. A vivid re-creation of a
tragic, yet inspiring incident in Israel’s victorious struggle against a
determined enemy. Introduction by Abba Eban.
K
o h l er
, L
udw ig
.
Old Testament theology. Trans, from German by A. S.
/ Todd. Philadelphia, Westminster, 1958. 259 p. 3rd revised edition.
Adds further ideas on subject as viewed in recent literature.
K
ohn
,
S.
J
oshua
.
The Jewish community of Utica, New York, 1847-1948.
New York, American Jewish Historical Society, 1959. 221 p.
A history.
K
o l b
, L
eo n
,
ed. The woodcuts of Jakob Steinhardt. San Francisco, Genuart,
1959. 26 p. 446 illustrations.
Includes an essay on the artist by Haim Gamzu and reproductions of
his woodcuts.
L
ev in
, M
e y e r
.
Compulsion. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1959. 132 p.
A play based on the author’s novel.
L
e v in th a l
, I
srael
H. Point of view. New York, Abelard-Schuman, 1958.
112 p.
The three branches of American Judaism are interpreted for the
thoughtful layman.
L
is itzk y
, E
ph ra im
E .
In the grip of cross-currents. Trans, by Moshe Kohn
and Jacob Sloan. New York, Bloch, 1959. 305 p.
Autobiography of the New Orleans Hebrew poet and educator.
L
o e b
, H
arold
.
Th e way it is. New York, Criterion, 1959. 320 p.
An account of the life of a young intellectual in the 1920’s who helped
the small magazines and the avant garde in American literature.
L
oth
, D
avid
G
oldsm ith
.
Swope of
G .
E .: the story of Gerard Swope and
General Electric in American business. New York, Simon and Schuster,
1958. 309 p.
A biography of Swope who bequeathed a large part of his estate to
the Technion in Haifa.
M
a ie r
, W
a lt er
A .
The book of Nahum.
St.
Louis, Mo., Concordia, 1959.
386 p.
A new translation and commentary.