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e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
S
chw a rtz
, J
acob
R
a l p h
.
On the wings of an eagle. New York, Comet,
1960. 196 p.
Impressions of a two month tour through Israel.
S
ha p iro
, H
a rv ey
.
Mountain, fire, thornbush. New York, Swallow, 1961. 40 p.
Religious poems on traditional Jewish themes.
S
h e rm a n
, C
harles
B
e z a l e l
.
The Jew within American society: a study in
ethnic individuality. Detroit, Wayne State University, 1961. 260 p.
An examination of the non-assimilation of Jews and what distinguishes
them from all other ethnic groups, based on comprehensive data of
demographic, economic and cultural progress.
S
h ir er
, W
il l iam
L. The rise and fall of the Third Reich: a history of
Nazi Germany. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1960. 1245 p.
A documented record of the forces which fostered Nazism, and the
great destruction of human life and culture which followed.
S
ilv erm an
, W
il l iam
B. God help me! New York, Macmillan, 1961. 294 p.
The author urges “radical faith” to avoid spiritual bankruptcy in
conceiving of man, God, prayer, the Bible and immortality.
S
im o n
, L
eo n
.
Ahad Ha-Am, Asher Ginzberg: a biography. Philadelphia,
Jewish Publication Society, 1960. 348 p.
The life and thought of an influential Jewish thinker as interpreted
by one of his close disciples, who has also translated many of Ahad
Ha-Am’s essays into English.
S
m it h
,
J.
M .
Powis. The origin and history of Hebrew law. Chicago,
Chicago University, 1960. 285 p.
An introduction to the origin of Old Testament legislation. The
author discusses the Decalogue, the Covenant Code, the Deuteronomic
Code, Ezekiel’s Code, the Holiness Code and the Priestly Code in their
historical order.
S
o y e r
, R
a ph a e l
.
Paintings and drawings. Text
by
Walter K. Gutman.
New York, Shorewood, 1961. 192 p.
Reproductions of the artist’s best work and his biography.
S
prigge
, S
y l v ia
.
Berenson: a biography. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1960.
287 p.
Biography of the art historian, critic and expert, Bernard Berenson,
whose guest the author was at “I Tatti” in Florence, Italy.
S
purgeon
, C
harles
H
addon
.
Sermons of women of the Old Testament:
selected and edited by Charles T . Cook. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 1960.
256 p.
Includes the Queen of Sheba, Hagar, Ruth, Esther, Rebekah and
Hannah.
St.
J
o hn
, R
o ber t
.
Tongue of the prophets: the life story of Eliezer Ben
Yehuda. New York, Doubleday, 1961. 349 p. Paperbound reprint.
S
t e in
, L
eonard
.
The Balfour declaration. New York, Simon & Schuster,
1961. 681 p.
The full background of the relations between the British Government
and the Jews in Palestine after World War I.
S
t ern
, M
a lco lm
H. Americans
o f
Jewish descent. Cincinnati, Hebrew
Union College, 1960. 307 p.
This American Jewish genealogy lists the family tree of every Jewish
family known to have settled in America by 1840, traced to the latest
generation. 372 family trees—28,000 individuals.
S
t e r n
, T
ibor
H.
The composition of the Talmud. Miami Beach, Stern,
1959. 159 p.
An analysis of the relationship between the Babylonian Talmud and the
Jerusalem Talmud.
S
tevenson
, D
w igh t
E. Preaching on the books of the Old Testament. New
York, Harper, 1961. 288 p.
Guide to the Old Testament for preachers. Author is chairman of the
Homiletics Department, College of Bible, Lexington, Ky.
S
tuck en schm id t
, H
ans
H
e in z
.
Arnold Schoenberg. New York, Grove, 1960.
168 p.
A biography of the famous composer.