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o l d s t e in
, R
u b y
Third man in the ring. New York, Funk & Wagnalls,
1959. 216
p .
The autobiography of a well known prizefight referee and trainer
as told to Frank Graham.
o ldw a t er
, R
o b e r t
Lipchitz. New York, Universe, 1959. 32
p .
A critical description of the sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz with
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d w in
shall be my people. Philadelphia, Westminster, 1959.
96 p.
A popular commentary on the Pentateuch.
o o dm a n
, P
a u l
History of the Jews: rev. and enlarged by Israel Cohen.
Introduction by Abba Hillel Silver. New York, Dutton, 1959. 254 p.
o r d o n
, A
l b er t
I. Jews in suburbia. Boston, Beacon, 1959. 289
p .
A sociological analysis of Jewish life in the suburbs of the U.S.
based on observation of nearly 100 suburban communities. The author
centers his study upon families who are affiliated with synagogues
and temples.
r e e n b e r g
, S
i d n e y
. A
modern treasury of Jewish thoughts. New York,
Yoseloff, 1960. 465 p.
An anthology of essays by modern Jewish philosophers and historians
on Judaism and the movements affecting Jewish life in the 20th
r e e n b e r g
, S
id n e y
o th b e r g
, A
b r a h a m
eds. The Bar-Mitzvah
companion. New York, Behrman House, 1959. 314 p.
Bible stories, Jewish folklore and essays intended to give the 13-year-
old Jewish boy a sense of the Jewish religious and cultural heritage.
r e s h a m
, W . L .
Houdini, the man who walked through walls. New York,
Holt, 1960. 306 p.
An authentic biography of Harry Houdini, the son of a Hungarian
rabbi who achieved fame as a magician and escape artist.
r o s s in g e r
, J
e n n i e
The art of Jewish cooking. Introduction by Paul
Grossinger. New York, Bantam, 1960. 206 p.
a d a s
, M
o s e s
Hellenistic culture: fusion and diffusion. New York,
Columbia University Press, 1959. 240 p.
A survey of the interaction of culture traditions during the Hellenistic
age and the consequent aspects of literature, religion, politics, language,
social life and arts in that age, by the Professor of Greek at Columbia
a l e v y
e v in
, I
ed. Israel Argosy: no. 6. New York, Yoseloff, 1960.
188 p.
The newest volume presents the best modern Israeli literature in
English translation, with an art section showing landscapes by 16
young artists.
a r per
, W
il l iam
R. Introductory Hebrew and manual. Chicago, University
of Chicago Press, 1959. 269 p. Revised by J. M. Powis Smith.
---------- . Elements of Hebrew by an inductive method. Chicago, University
of Chicago Press, 1959. 204 p. Revised by J. M. Powis Smith.
a rt
, M
o s s
Act one: an autobiography. New York, Random,
1 9 5 9 .
444 p.
The dramatist’s personal experiences in every branch of the Amer-
ican theatre.
a r tm a n
, M
r s
. G
u s t a v e
I gave my heart. New York, Citadel, 1960.
350 p.
The autobiography of a New York Jewess who devoted her life to
the care of children as head of the Israel Orphan Asylum, known as
the Hartman-Homecrest Home.