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. The faithful city: the siege of Jerusalem, 1948.
New York, Simon & Schuster, 1960. 356 p.
An account of the year 1948 when the British Mandate terminated and
partition of Palestine into independent Arab and Jewish states took
place. This led to the siege of Jerusalem which is fully described by
the author who was Jerusalem’s military governor throughout the War
of Independence.
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Heirloom. New York, Feldheim,
1 9 6 1 . 2 9 8 p .
A new collection of sermons, lectures, and essays on the Jewish
foundations of peace by the rabbi of the Jewish Center, New York.
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The Cairo Geniza. New York, Praeger, 1960. 370
p .
Revised edition including recent evidence gained from a study of
the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the new sources for the text of the Hebrew
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Jewish holidays and festivals: a portfolio of paintings.
New York, Crown, 1960.
Jewish ceremonies interpreted in terms of modern art and Hebrew
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The phoenix of the West. New York, Taplinger, 1961. 127 p.
A study by a Catholic priest of the persecution of the Jews and the
pogroms waged against them by the Gentile world.
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H. The layman’s Bible commentary. Richmond, John
Knox, 1960. vol. 1.: Introduction; vol. 2: Genesis; vol. 9: Psalms; vol. 12:
Jeremiah, Lamentations; vol. 14: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah.
A popular commentary by American scholars.
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Archaeology in the Holy Land. New York.
Praeger, 1960. 326 p.
An account of the many new excavations and discoveries made in
the field of archaeology in Palestine since 1952.
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Gitele. New York, Vantage, 1960. 355 p.
Autobiography of a Polish-Jewish girl who grew up on Manhattan’s
lower East Side, but who raised her own family in different surroundings.
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Look back, Mrs. Lot! New York, Atheneum, 1961. 244 p.
Satiric vignettes on every day life in Israel—about love and marriage,
choice of a profession and red tape—by a Hungarian-born Israeli
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From Jesus to Paul. Trans, from Hebrew by William
F. Stinespring. Boston, Beacon, 1960. 640 p. Paperbound reprint.
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Seder Avodah: service book for Rosh Hashanah and
Y om
Kippur with a new translation and supplementary prayers. Philadelphia,
1960. 886 p.
The Hebrew text arranged for use in conservative services with a
translation by the rabbi of Congregation Adath Yeshurun, Philadelphia.
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Nachum Sokolow: servant of his people. New York, Herzl
Press, 1960. 205 p.
Life story of Nachum Sokolow, linguist, journalist and key figure
in the pivotal days of the Zionist movement.
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I., ed. Hadoar reader: a cross section of Hebrew writing in
America. New York, Hadoar Association, 1961. 115 p.
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Prophets of Israel: Isaiah. Nashville, Abingdon, 1961. 96 p.
An insight into Isaiah’s conception of God and the place of Israel
in universal peace.
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The prophets of Israel. Richmond, John Knox, 1960. 199 p.
An analysis of the nature of prophecy in the ancient Near East and
a summary of the teachings of the Hebrew prophets.
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The wall: a play in two acts. New York, Knopf, 1961.
159 p.
The Broadway play about Jews living in the Warsaw ghetto, based
on John Hersey’s novel.