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comp. Catalogue of books in the
B .
Library: vol. 1: the books in Hebrew characters. London, Shapiro,
Vallentine, 1959. 411, xlvii p.
A reference work listing over 7,000 Hebrew books and including also
introductions on bibliographical subjects.
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E. Short Jewish plays for children. London, Merkos L’Inyonei
Chinuch, British Section, 1959. 116 p.
Plays written by the wife of the United Kingdom representative of
the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
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a l l f a l l
down. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1960.
256 p.
A novel.
Der Zadd ik un der Baal -Teshubah.
Historical novel published
on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the death of the famous
R. Yisroel Baal Shem-Tov, saintly teacher of righteousness, creator and
humble guide of the Chassidic sect. London, 1960. 128 p.
The story of a Jewish renegade, who rose high in the Russian Ortho-
dox Church and preached anti-semitism, but, coming under the spell
of the Baal Shem, was won back to the Jewish people.
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, R
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The Jewish quiz book and pocket cyclopaedia: over 1,200
questions and answers. London, Jack Mazin Ltd., 1959. 84 p.
Questions and answers, sub-divided into 16 subjects.
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u it p o l d
Liberty and letters: the thoughts of Leopold Zunz.
London, published for the Leo Baeck Institute by the East and West
Library, 1959. 157 p. (
Leo Baeck Ins t i tu te of Jews from Germany.
Publicat ions)
A volume describing the teachings of the leader of the
as propagated throughout his long life 1794-1886.
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M. D. Light in the darkness. Translated by K. Szaz. Intro-
duction by E. Marmorstein. London, 1959.
Ten stories about life in concentration camps, stressing particularly
the suffering and martyrdom of the spirit.
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Roots: the second play of the “Chicken soup” trilogy.
Harmondsworth, Penguin Books, 1959. 79 p. (
Penguin Plays)
A play directed against social evils, written by a young Jew brought
up in the East End tradition.
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, J
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Solomon and Sheba. London, Macdonald, 1959. 240 p.
A novel based on the Biblical narrative, taking into account also
Midrashic sources.
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They came as strangers: the story of refugees
to Great Britain. London, H. Hamilton, 1959. 266 p. 8 plates.
A book telling the story of refugees to England from the thirteenth
century onwards, and referring also to the recent Jewish influx to
Great Britain.
Youth leaders guide: a bibliographical guide to Shabbat and the festivals:
modern Hebrew literature in translation. London, Jewish Agency Youth
& Hechalutz Dept., 1960. 46 p. (
Dup l i ca ted )
Zionist year book 1960. Edited by Joseph Litvin. London, Zionist Federation
of Great Britain and Ireland, 1959. 544 p.
A guide to Zionist activities in Great Britain and abroad.