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New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Jewish collection.
Boston, Hall, 1960. vols. 1-6.
The full 14 volumes of the catalog when completed will contain
270,000 entries of publications in all European languages in addition to
Hebrew and Yiddish books.
N
e h e r
, A
n d r e
.
Moses and the vocation of the Jewish people. New York,
Harper, 1959. 191 p.
A study of the origins and development of Judaism.
N
i r e n s t e in
, A
l b e r t
. A
tower from the enemy. New York, Grown, 1959.
385 p.
A collection of translations of documents about the extermination
by the Nazis of the Jews in Poland during the second world war.
N
o v eck
, S
im o n
,
ed. Great Jewish personalities in ancient and medieval
times. New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1959. 351 p.
A collection of biographical portraits of Moses, David, Jeremiah,
Maimonides, Halevi, Philo, Akiba, Saadia, Rashi, Abravanel, Baal
Shem Tov and the Gaon of Vilna by modern Jewish scholars.
P
a rm e l e e
, A
l ic e
.
All the birds of the Bible. New York, Harper, 1960.
279 p.
The significance and interpretation of references to birds mentioned
in the Bible by an amateur ornithologist.
P
ata i
, R
a p h a e l
.
Sex and family in the Bible and the Middle East. Garden
City, Doubleday, 1959. 282 p.
P a ta i, R a p h a e l , U t l e y ,
F
r a n c is
L ee , and N o y , D ov , eds. Studies in
Biblical and Jewish folklore. Bloomington, Indiana University Press,
1960. 374 p.
Studies on Biblical folklore, Jewish folktales, folksong, and customs
and beliefs.
P e r l , A r n o ld . Tevya and his daughters; a play in two acts based on
the
Tevya stories of Sholom Aleichem. New York, Dramatists Play Service,
1959. 54
p. (paperback)
P
l a u t
,
W.
G
u n t h e r
.
The Jews in Minnesota; the first seventy-five years.
New York, American Jewish Historical Society, 1959. 347 p.
P
l o t k in
, A
b e
L. Struggle for justice; the autobiography of Abe L. Plotkin;
an immigrant’s life as a farmer in Saskatchewan and apartment house
builder in Los Angeles. New York, Exposition, 1960. 187 p.
P
r itc h a r d
,
J. B. Hebrew inscriptions and stamps from Gibeon. Philadelphia,
University Museum, 1959.
Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research: vol. 28. New
York, 1959. 113 p.
Papers by Jewish scholars on the Septuagint, Jehudah Halevi and
Jewish history.
Rabbinical Council manual of holiday and Sabbath sermons: 5720. Edited
by Samuel J. Fox. New York, Rabbinical Council Press, 1959. 467 p.
Sermons by American orthodox rabbis.
R
ad
, G
erh a r d
v o n
.
Moses. New York, Association, 1960. 96
p .
A monograph by a German Bible scholar on revelation and the place
of Moses as a leader.
R
e ik
, T
h eo d o r
.
The creation of woman. New York, Braziller, 1960. 159
p .
An examination of the interpretations of the story of the creation
of Eve from a psychoanalytical approach.
--------- . Mystery on the mountain: the drama of the Sinai Revelation. New
York, Harper, 1959. 210 p.
A new interpretation of the Exodus story based on anthropology,
psychology and comparative religion, in contrast to Freud’s theory
about Moses.