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C
o h en
, S
ad ie
A
l t a
.
Engineer of the soul: a biography of Rabbi J . X . Cohen
(1890-1955) . New York, Bloch, 1961. 222 p.
Portrays the unique life and work of one who distinguished himself
in two diverse careers, that of a civil engineer and later as rabbi and
associate of Dr. Stephen S. Wise in the Free Synagogue.
C
o h en
, I
sidore
,
and
D
eu t c h
, H
ermann
B. Rudolf Matas: a biography of
a great pioneer in surgery. New York, Doubleday, 1960. 431 p.
C
o h en
, B
e r y l
D
avid
.
The prophets: their personalities and teachings. New
York, Bloch, 1960. 232 p.
A new edition of the popular introduction to the prophetic books of
the Hebrew Bible by the rabbi of Temple Sinai, Brookline, Mass.
C
o r e y
, O
r l in
.
The book of Job. Arranged for stage by Orlin Corey and
designed for stage by Irene Corey. Anchorage, Kentucky, Anchorage
Press, 1960. 112 p.
C
rossman
, R
ichard
H. S. A nation reborn. New York, Antheneum, 1960. 139 p.
A British friend of Israel appraises the events in the rise of the State
and the parts Weizmann, Bevin and Ben Gurion played.
C
u n l i f f e
- J
ones
, H
u b er t
.
The book of Jeremiah: introduction and com­
mentary. New York, Macmillan, 1961. 287 p.
D
a y a n
, S
h m u e l
.
Pioneers in Israel. Introduced, edited and arranged by
Yael Dayan. Trans, from Hebrew by Sidney Lightman. New York,
World, 1961. 170 p.
Fragments of autobiography and letters forming a narrative of Jewish
immigration into Israel from 1908 to 1954. The author is the father
of Gen. Moshe Dayan, commander of the Israeli army.
D
e n t a n
, R
o bert
C. The design of the Scriptures: a first reader in biblical
theology. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1961. 276 p.
D
ir inger
, D
avid
.
The story of the aleph beth. New York, Yoseloff, 1960.
195 p.
A non-technical introduction to the development of the Hebrew
language and its script, with an examination of proposals for reforming
the printed forms of the letters.
D
resn er
, S
am u e l
H. The zaddik. New York, Aberlard-Schuman, 1960. 312 p.
The doctrine of the Zaddik according to the writings of Rabbi Yaakov
Yosef of Polnoy.
------- . Three paths of God and man. New York, Harper, 1960. 126 p.
The author stresses that three of the ways in which God enters the
life of man are: prayer, humility and compassion.
D
u bn ow
, S
im o n
.
Nationalism and history: essays on old and new Judaism.
Edited with an introductory essay by Koppel
S.
Pinson. New York,
Meridian, 1961. 384 p. Paperbound reprint.
E
ckhardt
, W
o l f
von
.
Eric Mendelsohn. New York, Braziller, 1960. 269
p .
A biography and exposition of the famous architect’s projects abroad
and in the United States.
E
d e lm an
, F
a n n y
.
The mirror of life. Trans, from Yiddish by Samuel
Pasner. New York, Exposition, 1961. 183 p.
E
l l ico t t
, C
harles
J
ohn
.
Exodus. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 1961. 162 p.
(Layman’s Handy Commentary on the Bible series).
Verse by verse explanation of the Book of Exodus.
------- . Leviticus. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 1961. 162 p. (Layman’s Handy
Commentary on the Bible series).
Verse by verse explanation of the Book of Leviticus.
------- . Ezra-Nehemiah. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 1961. 108 p. (Layman’s
Handy Commentary on the Bible series).
Verse by verse explanation of these books. Author was an Anglican
scholar and authority on Greek and Hebrew languages.
E
rnst
, M
orris
Touch wood: a year’s diary. New York, Atheneum, 1960.
370 p. ,
The author relives the 70th year of his life.