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Bible. The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Trans,
from the original tongues. Revised Standard Version. Reference edition
with concise concordance. London, Nelson, 1960. 1296, 191 p.
r i sc o e
, R
o b e r t
a t c h
, A
l d e n
For the life of me. London, Long-
mans, Green; Boston, Little, Brown, 1959. 340 p.
The autobiography of an Irish Jew whose career culminated in his
election as Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1957.
r o d e t sk y
, S
el ig
Memoirs: from Ghetto to Israel. London, Weidenfeld &
Nicolson, 1960. 323 p. 8 plates.
The memoirs of a leading Anglo-Jewish academician who distin-
guished himself also as a Zionist and President of the Board of Deputies
of British Jews.
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, I
sr a e l
A word in season: addresses &sermons, 1948-1958. London,
Vallentine, Mitchell, 1959. 198 p.
Pronouncements made over the radio, from pulpit and platform,
during the writers first ten years as Chief Rabbi.
r o o k e s
, R
e u b e n
S. A dictionary of Judaism. London, Shapiro Vallentine
& Co., 1959. 255 p.
A dictionary giving in concise terms an alphabetical presentation of
the essence of Judaism, and the history of the Jewish people.
a ta r iv a s
, D
av id
Israel. Trans, from the French by F. Carter. London,
Hulton Press; New York, Viking Press, 1959. 192 p.
A guide-book to Israel giving the history and background of the new
State, with additional information on the contemporary scene.
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, A
b r a h a m
Sabbath sermons: selected by Chaim Pearl and Alex
Tobias. London, Soncino Press, 1960. 265 p.
A posthumously published collection of 51 sermons based on the
of the week, by a leading Anglo-Jewish minister and preacher,
who also taught homiletics at Jewsי College and served the community
as President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
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, I
s r a e l
Theodor Herzl: founder of political Zionism. New York,
Yoseloff; London, W. H. Allen, 1959. 399 p.
A study of the founder of modern Zionism, written by one who was
closely associated over many years with the Zionist movement in
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The Palm Tree of Deborah. Trans, from
the Hebrew with an introduction by Louis Jacobs. London, Vallentine,
Mitchell, 1960. 133 p.
A classic of the Kabbalah, written in the sixteenth century, serving
as a popular guide to its doctrines and ethical teachings, and showing
that the aim of a good life is the imitation of God.
a y a n
, Y
a e l
New face in the mirror: a novel. London, Weidenfeld &
Nicolson, 1959. 160 p.
The story, by a military leaders daughter, of a young Israeli girl
and her experiences in her country’s army.
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a l t e r
The story of Moses. Illus. by Edward Ardizzone.
London, Faber and Faber Ltd., 1959. 110 p.
The story of Moses (without Midrashic material) told in prose for
older children is unusually graceful and poetic.
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, M
L. Martin Buber: Jewish existentialist. New York,
London, Oxford University Press, 1960. 240 p.
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pseud, {i .e. Moshe Dluznows ky ) .
The potter5s daughter: a
tale of the Mellahs. Trans, by Joseph Leftwich. London, Cooper Book
Company, 1960. 289 p.
A novel of intrigue, misadventure and murder, set in the Mellahs
of North Africa during the Second World War.