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l fr ed
R
o bert
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ed. A guide to the Scrolls: Nottingham
studies in the Qumran discoveries by A.
R . C .
Leaney (editor),
R .
P. C.
j
Hanson, J . Posen. London, S.
C .
M. Press, 1958. 128 p.
A popular work containing essays by three contributors, two Christian
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and one Jewish, on the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Sect, and the relationship
between the literature of the Sect and that of the early Christians.
L
e h rm a n
, S
imon
M
au r ic e
.
A guide to Hanukkah and Purim. London, Jewish
Chronicle Publications, 1958. 95 p.
A booklet treating of both festivals separately from the point of view of
their history, tradition, halachic contents, and their meaning and signifi­
cance in modern times.
------- , Everyman’s Judaism: essays on Jewish life and practice. London,
Shapiro, Vallentine, 1958. 302 p.
Essays on the Jewish ritual and ceremonial, the Jewish spiritual legacy
as illustrated by the religious literature, and Jewish leaders and historical
trends.
L
eo
B
aeck
I
n s t itu t e
.
Year Book
I I I
(edited by Robert Weltsch). London,
East and West Library, 1958. 416 p.
The essays included are classified under the headings “Men and
epochs,” “Struggle with the surrounding world,” “Within the Jewish
community,” “Jews in economic life,” “Impact of German Jewry on other
Jewries,” and are supplemented by an extensive bibliography.
L
even berg
, A
l iza
.
Welding a nation: education in Israel. Tel-Aviv, Ihud
Olami (World Union of Poale-Zion/Hitahdut-Mapai), 1958. 48 p.
L
ipm a n
, V
ivian
D
avid
.
A century of social service, 1859-1959; the Jewish
Board of Guardians. London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1959. 302 p.
L
itv in
, J
o s eph
.
Yismah Yisrael-al Ahabat Yisrael veErez Yisrael,
a
com­
pendium of Rabbinic laws and ideas regarding love for the People of
Israel and the Land of Israel. London, 1958. 298 p.
L
o w y
, J
o sef
H
i l l e l
.
Selected writings. Edited by Miriam Lowy. Volume 2.
1958. 350 p.
Essays in Yiddish about people the author met, places he visited and
things he appreciated.
M
agnus
, K
a t ie
,
Lady Magnus.
Outlines of Jewish history. Completely revised
and brought up to 1948. London, Vallentine, Mitchell, 1958. 258 p.
M
a itl is
,
J . The Ma’aseh in the Yiddish ethical literature. London, Shapiro,
Vallentine, 1958. 30 p.
An essay on the history and origins of one aspect of Yiddish literature,
and discussing the didactic influence of these moralising tales.
M
ark
, F
r it z i
.
The endless peril. London, Regency Press, 1958. 152 p.
A novel about a girl’s problem whether to abandon her faith and
embrace Christianity thus enabling her to enjoy security and privileges
denied to her as a Jewess, and her life in Central Europe during two
World Wars.
M
a r low e
, J
o hn
.
The seat of Pilate: an account of the Palestine Mandate.
London, Cresset Press, 1959. 289 p.
M
e y e r
, M .
Z. Portrait of Jerusalem: contemporary views of the Holy City;
introduction by M. Z. Meyer; with a message from His Worship the
Mayor of Jerusalem. London, Batsford, 1958. 24 p. 88 plates.
A pictorial volume portraying the Old and New Cities of Jerusalem
and outlining their history.
M
i l ik
, J
o sef
T
adeusz
.
Ten years of discovery in the wilderness of Judaea.
Y Translated from the French by J. Strugnell. London, S. C. M. Press, 1959.
/ \ 160 p.
(Studies in Biblical theology-no. 26)
A survey of the discoveries, the Qumran library, the Essenes and their
teachings, and the significance of the discoveries.
M
osden
S
t am p
C
o m p a n y
. C a ta lo g u e o f th e p o s ta g e s tam p s o f th e S ta te o f
I s r a e l . L o n d o n , M o sd en S tam p C o .
1958
S u p p lem e n t ; e d i te d by
E. H.
M o sh i .
1959. 218
p .