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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
------- . Hebrew Old Testament: edited by Norman Henry Snaith. London,
British and Foreign Bible Society, 1958. 1366 p.
The edition includes a list of Haftarot according to the Ashkenazi
and Sefardi usage, and indicates the Sedrot and Massoretic emendations.
Book of prayer of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation London:
with an English translation based principally on the editions of the Rev.
D. A. de Sola and Haham Moses Gaster. Revised under the authority of
Solomon Gaon, Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congrega­
tions of Great Britain, and published for the Society of Heshaim. Volume
1. Daily and Occasional Prayers. Oxford, printed at the University Press
for the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, 1958. 367 p.
The edition includes a musical supplement and among its additions,
the Prayer for the State of Israel.
B
rasch
, R
udo lph
.
The eternal flame. Sydney and London, Angus and Robert­
son, 1958. 328 p.
A collection of essays on Jewish life, thought and history by a liberal
Jewish minister, who aims to compare Jewry’s contribution to, and
influence on, civilization with an “eternal flame.”
B
raun thal
, J
u l iu s
.
The significance of Israeli Socialism and the Arab-Israeli
dispute. London, Lincolns-Prager, 1958. 48 p.
A study by a former secretary of the Socialist International and
supporter of the Arab cause.
B
un k er
, L
aur enc e
H
er b er t
.
They lived in Israel: drawings by E. A. Desbois.
London, BCM/Chosen, 1959. 62 p.
The life and teachings of the Hebrew Bible in relation to the State of
Israel, stressing in particular the relationship between the Land, the
People and the Book throughout the centuries.
B
y fo rd
- J
ones
, W
il fr ed
.
Forbidden frontiers. London, Hale, 1958. 188 p.
A guide to the border lands between Israel and the Arab States, based
on a journey made in 1957.
C
asper
, B
ernard
M. Talks on Jewish prayer. Jerusalem, World Zionist Or­
ganisation, Department for Torah Education and Culture in the Diaspora,
1958. 128 p.
A booklet on the value, origin, structure and content of Jewish prayer.
C
h ildren
and
Y
outh
A
l iy a h
C om m i t te e fo r G r e a t B r i t a in .
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y e a rs o f Y o u th
A l iy a h ; (ed i ted by G e o rg e H im ) . L o n d o n , C h i ld r e n a n d Y o u th A l iy ah
C om m i t te e f o r G r e a t B r i t a in ,
1959.
6 8 p .
C
laude
,
pseud,
(i.e.,
C
laude
M
ar ie
F
orde
) . A
chair for the prophet. London,
Faber, 1959. 223 p.
A novel set in Israel about a young Englishman working there and his
matrimonial troubles which resolve themselves when he returns to
England with his wife.
C
on fer en c e
o f
A
nglo
- J
f
.
w ish
P
reachers
.
Addresses. London, Conference of
Anglo-Jewish Preachers. 12th, 5718, 1958, London, held at Jews’ College,
Montagu Place, London, W .l, Iyar 8th to 10th, 5718, April 28th to 30th,
1958 (1959). 58 p.
The papers, presented by leading ministers and educationalists, con­
cerned themselves with aspects of Anglo-Jewish communal, spiritual and
social problems.
D
e l
M
edico
, H
enr i
E
nr ico
.
The riddle of the scrolls. Translated (from
the French) by
H .
Garner. London, Burke, 1958. 432 p.
The author identifies the Teacher of Righteousness with the Zealot
leader Menahem and bases his conclusions on historical, rather than on
palaeographical or archaeological grounds.
D
ir inger
, D
avid
.
The story of the aleph beth. London, published for the
World Jewish Congress (British Section) by Lincolns-Prager, 1958. 195 p.
{Popular Jewish library - no. 10)
(American edition: Philosophical Library,
New York) .
An illustrated and comprehensive account of the Hebrew alphabet and
its development on potsherds, ostraca, seals, coins, skin, paper, etc., with
additional information on related subjects.