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Orchard Street. New York, Comet, 1960. 309
p .
A retired dentist describes his boyhood on New York’s East Side,
his struggle to get an education, his family life and his achievements
in his profession.
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R. They called him Champ: the story of Champ Segal.
New York, Citadel, 1959. 480 p.
The biography of Harry Segal, who was a prizefighter, treasure
hunter and owner of race horses.
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, A
l e x a n d e r
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people reborn: a personal journal of three pil-
grimages to the State of Israel. New York, National Committee for
Labor Israel, 1960. 295 p.
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a m u e l
Hollow glory: the last days of Chaim Weizmann. New
York, Yoseloff, 1960. 265 p.
Biography of the last years of Israel’s first president, and his role
at the time of the founding of the state of Israel.
il v er
, S
a m u e l
M. Portrait of a rabbi: an affectionate memoir on the life
of Barnett R. Brickner. Cleveland, Barnett R. Brickner Memorial
Foundation, 1959. 125 p.
A biography of the late Cleveland rabbi and an intimate look into
the calling of the American reform rabbinate.
o l t e s
, A
v r a h a m
Invocation: a sheaf of prayers. New York, Bloch, 1959.
54 p.
Original prayers composed for special patriotic and communal events.
p in o z a
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Arnold Zweig presents the living thoughts of
Spinoza. Greenwich, Conn., Fawcett, 1959. 128 p.
t e in b e r g
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Anatomy of faith. Edited with an introduction by
Arthur A. Cohen. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1960. 304 p.
Essays and lectures on modern Jewish philosophy and religious
t e in h a r d t
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a k o b
The woodcuts of Jakob Steinhardt chronologically ar-
ranged and fully reproduced. Edited by Leon Kolb. San Francisco,
Genuart, 1959.
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The story of Israel: from Joshua to Alexander the
Great. Philadelphia, Westminster Press, 1960. 96 p.
The second of three historical studies in the series.
ay lor
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la n
R. Prelude to Israel: an analysis of Zionist diplomacy,
1895-1947. New York, Philosophical, 1959. 136 p.
A study of Zionist activity prior to the establishment of the State
of Israel.
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A. Hellenistic civilization and the Jews. Philadelphia,
Jewish Publication Society, 1959. 566 p.
An English translation of the scholarly work showing the relationship
between Greek and Judaean civilization B.C.E. and stressing the
political and economic history of the period.
r e sm o n t a n t
, C
l a u d e
A study of Hebrew thought. New York, Desclee,
1960. 178 p.
A comparison of Jewish and Greek philosophy and their relation to
Christian and Gnostic thought.
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the walls. New York, Doubleday,
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2 3 9 p .
Autobiography of Jacob Twersky who was blinded at the age of four.
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A light amid the darkness: medieval Jewish philosophy.
New York, Twayne, 1959. 208 p.
An interpretation of the writings of the leading Jewish philosophers
and a chapter on Maimonides’ Code.