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K i e v — A m e r i c a n J e w i s h N o n - F i c t i o n B o o k s
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d d ie
The way
see it. Edited by Phyllis Rosenteur. New York,
Prentice-Hall, 1959. 204 p.
The comedian’s personal philosophy, his buoyant outlook that had
helped him overcome all the obstacles and setbacks in the path of
his successful career.
ata r iv a s
, D
av id
Israel. Trans, from the French by F. Carter. New York,
Viking, 1959. 192 p.
Background history on the State of Israel is interspersed with a
description of contemporary Israeli life.
h a g a l l
, M
. M y
life. New York, Orion, 1960. 174 p.
A translation from the French of the famous artist’s autobiography,
describing his youth in a Russian village and his experiences as an
art student in pre-world war I Paris.
h a y e f s k y
, P
ad d y
The tenth man. New York, Random House, 1960.
154 p.
A modern play about a Dybbuk in the setting of an American
h e s h i n
, S
h n e o u r
a l m a n
Tears and laughter in an Israel courtroom.
Trans, from the Hebrew by Hannah Kleinerman. Philadelphia, Jewish
Publication Society, 1959. 374 p.
Incidents of everyday life described by a judge of Israel’s Supreme
o h e n
, A .
B. Memories at eighty-five. Scranton. Pa., Obrana Press, 1958.
219 p.
An autobiography by a man who devoted himself to the betterment
of his community. The book is dedicated to the people of Scranton,
Pa., where the author spent most of his life.
o h n
, A
r t
The nine lives of Michael Todd. New York, Pocket Books,
1959. 363 p. (paperback)
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, W
il l iam
r a h a m
Sex, and love in the Bible. New York, Association.
1959. 448 p.
A review of biblical treatment of sex problems, human and divine
love; sex attitudes and practices; and other sexual questions.
r o o k
, M
B. The cruel God: Job’s search for the meaning of
suffering. Boston, Beacon, 1959. 222 p.
A scholarly exegesis of the Book of Job that approaches the work
as literature and draws on recent archaeological discoveries.
r ow l e y
, A
l ice
e w i s o h n
The Neighborhood Playhouse. New York,
Theatre Arts, 1959. 280 p.
Memories of the famous theatre on Grand Street on New York’s East
Side which inspired a whole generation of American dramatists and
people of the theatre.
r o w t h e r
, B
o s l e y
Hollywood Rajah: the life and times of Louis
B .
Mayer. New York, Holt, 1960. 352 p.
A closely detailed biographical study of the Hollywood titan who
began as a nickelodeon operator in a small town in Massachusetts and
became in later years the head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
a v is
, M
o s h e
a t n e r
, V
ic tor
The birthday of the world. Etchings
by Marc Chagall. New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1959. 63 p.
Poetic messages about the Jewish holidays.
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p h r a im
Shai: historical exploits of Haganah Intel-
ligence. New York, YoselofT, 1959. 369 p.
The commander of the Palestine Jewish defense organization from
1929 to 1946 tells the story of his organization’s underground work.