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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
B
okser
, B
en
Z
ion
.
The High Holiday prayer book. New York, Hebrew
Publishing, 1960. 1074 p.
A new arrangement of the Hebrew text of the traditional Mahzor
with translations, by the rabbi of the Forest Hills Jewish Center.
Boman,
T
h o r l e i f
.
Hebrew thought compared with Greek. Trans, from
German by Jules L. Moreau. Philadelphia, Westminster, 1961. 224 p.
A comparison of Israelite-Jewish and Greek-Hellenistic thinking m
respect to dynamism and staticism, impressions of people and objects,
conceptions of time and space, and symbolism.
N ,
B
riggs
, J
o h n
.
Leonard Bernstein: the man, his work, and his world. New
York, World, 1961. 320 p.
Biography of the composer-conductor-musician.
Jewish community directory and heritage yearbook. Edited by Herb Brinn.
Los Angeles, Heritage, 1960. 102 p.
B
rod
, M
a x
.
Franz Kafka: a biography. New York, Shocken, 1960. 267 p.
A full biography of the well known existentialist novelist, with an
analysis of his writings.
B
row n e
, L
ew is
.
The world’s great scriptures. New York, Macmillan, 1961.
559 p. Paperbound reprint.
B
ru ce
,
F. F. The English Bible. New York, Oxford University, 1961. 300 p.
A biblical scholar relates the history of translations of the Bible into
English from the Wycliffe translation to the new English translation.
B
u b e r
, M
art in
.
Tales of the hasidim: the early masters. New York, Shocken,
1961. 355 p. Paperbound reprint.
------- • Tales of the hasidim: the later masters. New York, Shocken, 1961.
352 p. Paperbound reprint.
------- • Two types of faith: the interpretation of Judaism and Christianity.
Trans, from German by Norm P. Goldhawk. New York, Harper, 1961.
177 p. Paperbound reprint.
------- . The prophetic faith. Trans, from Hebrew by Carlyle Witton-Davies.
New York, Harper, 1960. 247 p. Paperbound reprint.
C
a rm e l
, A
brah am
. S
o
strange my path: the story of a former Catholic
priest (Kenneth
C o x )
. New York and London, MBY Foundation, 1960.
230 p.
C
a rm i
, A
vner
a n d H
annah
. T h e im m o r t a l p ia n o . N ew Y o rk , C row n ,
1960.
288
p .
An Israeli piano technician tells of his life-long search and final
discovery of a piano which, according to legend, was made from the
original pillars of Solomon’s temple and whose strings came from King
David’s harp.
C
a sper
, B
ernard
M. An introduction to Jewish Bible commentary. New
York, Yoseloff, 1960. 128 p.
C
haga ll
, M
arc
.
Drawings for the Bible. Text by Gaston Bachelard. Trans,
from French by Stuart Gilbert. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1960.
Unpaged. 96 plates. 24 colored plates.
C
ha je s
, Z
ev i
H
irsch
.
The students’ guide through the Talmud. Trans,
from Hebrew, edited and critically annotated by Jacob Schachter. New
York, Feldheim, 1960. 290 p.
A revised edition of the English translation of this introduction to
Talmudic literature by the famous 19th century rabbi of Zolkiew.
C
h a v e l
, C
harles
B. Ramban: his life and teachings. New York, Feldheim,
1960. 128 p.
A popular biography of Rabbi Moses Nachmanides, medieval philos­
opher and biblical commentator, by the rabbi of Congregation Shaare
Zedek, Edgemere, N. Y.
C
oates
, T
homas
.
The proverbs for today. St. Louis, Concordia, 1960. 116 p.
C
o h en
, B
e n ja m in
,
ed. Illustrated guide and handbook of Israel. New York,
Barkai & Jarrett, 1960. 184 p.