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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
M
ow a t
, R
o bert
C
ase
.
Middle East perspective. London, Blandford Press,
1958. 279 p.
An analysis dealing mainly with the political and historical aspects of
the Middle East situation.
N
e um a n n
, R
o b er t
.
The Plague House papers. London, Hutchinson, 1959.
208 p.
An autobiography.
N
ilu s
, S
erg y e i
A
leksandrovich
. W o r ld co n q u e s t th r o u g h w o r ld g o v e r n m e n t :
“ T h e p r o to c o l s o f th e l e a rn e d e ld e rs o f Z io n ” ; t r a n s l a t e d f r o m th e
R u s s ia n o f S e rgye i A . N i lu s by V i c to r E . M a r sd en (w i th ) re v is e d i n t r o ­
d u c t io n . L o n d o n , B r i to n s P u b l i sh in g S o c ie ty ,
1958. 104
p .
N
ovom ey sk y
, M
o ise
A
bramov ich
.
Given to salt: the struggle for the Dead
Sea concession. London, Parrish, 1958. 286 p.
The author’s autobiography in which he tells at length of his efforts
with the various governments concerned for the “concession,” and of the
foundation of the Palestine Potash Company.
P
arrot
, A
ndre
.
Samaria: the capital of the kingdom of Israel. Translated by
S. H. Hooke from the French (Samarie capitale du royaume d’Israel) .
London, S.
C . M .
Press, 1958. 144 p. (
Studies in Biblical archaelogy-no. 7)
The history of Samaria from the time of Omri to the death of John
the Baptist.
P
atterson
, D
avid
.
Hebrew literature: the art of the translator. London,
Jewish Book Council, 1958. 19 p. (
The inaugural lecture of the sixth
annual Jewish Book Week)
The paper outlines the difficulties and problems encountered by a
translator, particularly in the translation of modern Hebrew literature
into English. Reprinted in
Jewish Book Annual,
vol. 16 (1958-59).
P
lo eg
,
J . (P.M.)
van
df
.
r
.
The excavations at Qumran: a survey of the
Judaean Brotherhood and its ideas. Translated (from the Dutch) by
Kevin Smyth. London, Longman, Green, 1958. 233 p.
A popular presentation written in the first instance for Roman Catholic
readers, and including a history of the sect and their Teacher of
Righteousness.
P
oo l
, D
avid
D
e
S
o la
.
Why I am a Jew. Edinburgh, Nelson, 1958. 207 p.
A new presentation of the subject by a rabbi officiating in America but
born and bred in England, dealing principally with Jewry’s ancient
heritage and traditions, and its place in the world to-day.
Rabin, Chaim, ed. The Zadokite documents. 1. The admonition. 2. Th e
laws.
Edited, with a translation and notes, by Chaim Rabin. 2nd revised
ed.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1958. 103 p.
R
a b in
, C
ha im
and
Y
adin
, Y
iga el
.
Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls; edited on
behalf of the Institute of Jewish Studies in the Faculty of Humanities
by
C .
Rabin and
Y .
Yadin. Jerusalem, Hebrew University; London,
Oxford University Press, 1958. 284 p. (
Scripta Hierosolymitana-vol. 4)
A volume containing ten contributions, including essays on the palaeo-
graphical, morphological, phonological and historical aspects of the Dead
Sea Scrolls.
R
a b inow itz
, L
ouis
I. Sabbath light: sermons on the Sabbath evening service.
Johannesburg, Fieldhill Publishing Co., 1958. 122 p.
A collection of over fifty sermons based on the Sabbath Eve service.
R
a po po rt
, A
bra h am
.
She’elah uTeshubah be’Inyan Ketubah. London, Bet
Din, 1958. 16 p.
(Bet Din. Publications-no. 6)
A study dealing with some of the halachic problems arising when a
couple wedded by civil marriage only and cohabitating, subsequently
desire a religious ceremony, and discussing the wording of the Ketubah
which differs in the case of a virgin from that of a widow, divorcee, etc.
R
a po po r t
, A
brah am
.
She’elah uTeshubah be’Inyan Heksher Libun. London,
Bet Din, 1959. 20 p.
(Bet Din. Publications-no. 7)