Page 169 - Jewish Book Annual Volume 17 (1958-1959)

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B
ooks
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H
u rw it z
, P
inhas
H
a
- L
e v i
. S e fer P i th a Z u ta h a -S h a lem . L o n d o n ,
1958. 137 p.
A w o rk o n h i lk o t n id a h an d t e b i la h , re -is su ed by F . a n d M . S ch n e eb a lg .
I
kor
, R
oger
.
The sons of Avrom; translated by Leonard M. Friedman and
Maxwell Singer. London, Cape, 1958. 383 p.
A prize-winning novel telling the story of a Jewish family, escapees from
Czarist Russia, their attempts to make a new start in France and bringing
in the usual problems of assimilation and inter-marriage, and showing
the author’s view on the desirability of the former.
I
reland
, G
e o f f r e y
(photographer).
Epstein: a camera study of the sculptor
at work; introduction by Laurie Lee. London, Andre Deutsch, 1958.
15 p. 31 plates.
A photographic record of the artist at work, including also photographs
of some of his most famous sculptures.
I
rger
, J
acob
D
avid
.
Shirim. Tel-Aviv, Masada, 1958. 146
p .
A volume of Hebrew poetry by a London Jewish doctor.
Irish Jewish year book 5719, edited by Immanuel Jakobovits. Dublin, the
Chief Rabbinate of Ireland, 1958. 47 p.
A directory of Irish-Jewish communal affairs, with an essay by the
Chief Rabbi, Dr. Jakobovits, on his ten years’ ministry there.
I
srael
.
Foreign Ministry. Information Department.
The Arabs
in
Israel.
Jerusalem, 1958. 87 p.
The survey shows the progress made by the 200,000 strong Arab
minority in Israel in various fields of endeavour, such as education, self-
government, welfare, agriculture, etc.
I
sra el
.
Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Torah and life in modern Israel. Tel-
Aviv, W. Turnowsky and Son, 1958. 126 p.
An illustrated volume of essays in Hebrew and English describing
the impact of the Torah on the Jewish State, and the religious life as
practiced in Israel today.
Israel Government Year Book. Israel, Government Printer; London, L. Sim-
monds, 5719 (1958), 1959. 517 p.
Includes features on Israel’s first ten years, the development of the
army, economy, agriculture, political situation, etc., and accounts of the
third Kneset, its legislation, international agreements and other activities,
together with a large scale map of Israel.
I
s ra el i
, I
saac
.
Isaac Israeli, a neoplatonic philosopher of the early tenth
r
century; his works translated with comments and an outline of his
philosophy by A. Altmann and S. M. Stern. London, Oxford, University
Press, 1958. 226 p.
(Institute of Jewish Studies, Manchester. Scripta
Judaica, edited by A. Altmann
-
no. 1)
The treatises included are
The Book of Definition, The Book of
Substances, The Book on Spirit and Soul
and an extract from
The
Book of Elements,
and their translations are supplemented by a
biographical note, introductions, and a discussion of the sources of
Israeli’s philosophical works and an account of his philosophy in the
light of the texts.
J
acobson
, D
an
.
A long way from London and other stories. London,
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1958. 190 p.
A collection of short stories set mainly in South Africa and bringing
in also the problems concerned with the current racial and cultural
situation.
J
am es
A.
de
R
othsch ild
Expedition at Hazor. Hazor. Jerusalem, Magnes
Press; London, Oxford University Press, 1958. 160 p. 184 plates.
An account of the first season of excavations, 1955, by Yigael Yadin,
Yohanan Aharoni, Ruth Amiran, Trude Dothan, Immanuel Dunayevsky,
Jean Perrot.
J
ew ish
H
istorical
S
o c iety
o f
E
ngland
. T r a n s a c t io n s session
1953-5.
x v i i i .
L o n d o n , Jew i sh H i s to r i c a l S o c ie ty o f E n g l a n d ,
1958. 325
p .