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K o h n , P i n c h a s .
Otsar ha-Be’urim veha-Perushim she-Nithaberu ‘al ha־Mish-
nah Tosefta u-Shene ha-Talmudim. London, “Hamadfis,” 1952. 625 p.
A bibliography of Hebrew halachic literature, arranged by various
branches of halachic studies. Indexes of titles, authors, and places.
B r o o k e s , R e u b e n
S. A Dictionary of Judaism. London, Shapiro Vallentine,
1959. 225 p. $3.50.
Covers ritual, ceremony, current Jewish problems, etc. Alphabetical
order. Good for Hebrew (transliterated) terms.
P e a r l , C h a im a n d R e u b e n S . B r o o k e s . A
Guide to Jewish Knowledge. London,
Jewish Chronicle Publications, 1956. 118 p. $2.00.
Brief information on calendar, holidays, religious terms, Jewish litera-
ture and history.
T a r c o v , E d i t h a n d O s c a r .
The Illustrated Book of Jewish Knowledge. New
York, Friendly House, 1959. 127 p. $2.95.
Definitions of about 1000 words that “lead . . . to an understanding of
the Jewish religion and . . . history. . . ” For children.
G a n z f r i e d , S o l o m o n .
Code of Jewish Law; Kitzur Shulhan Aruh. Revised ed.
Translated by Hyman E. Goldin. New York, Hebrew Publishing Co.,
1961. 4 volumes in 1. $3.50.
Famous compilation of laws and customs.
D o p p e l t , F r e d e r i c
a n d P o l i s h , D a v i d .
A Guide for Reform Jews. New
York, Bloch, 1957. 148 p. $1.00.
F r e u n d , S a l o m o n
W. Corresponding Date Calendar. . . 1784-2000. New York,
Hebrew Publishing Co. 370 p. $3.50.
S p i e r , A r t h u r .
The comprehensive Hebrew calendar. . . 1900-2000. New York,
Behrman, 1952. 228 p. $5.00.
Corresponding dates, Hebrew and civil calendars, with “Parashioth”
and other specific information. General information on Jewish calendar
E l i a v , M o r d e c a i .
Mi-Yamim Yamimah (Hebrew) . Zionist Organization Youth
and Hechalutz Dept. Jerusalem, 1956. 175 p.
A list of anniversaries with a bibliography for each date.
G o t t l i e b , N a t h a n .
A Jewish Child is Born. New York, Bloch, 1960. 159 p.
Deals with circumcision, Pidyon ha-Ben, etc. Includes lists of names.
K o l a t c h , A l f r e d
J. These Are the Names. New York, Jonathan David, 1957.
288 p. $3.95.
Very comprehensive lists of equivalent Hebrew and English names.
The criterion for equivalence is meaning, not sound.
The Authorized Daily Prayer Book. Edited by Joseph H. Hertz. Revised
edition. New York, Bloch, 1948. 1119 p. $6.00.
Hebrew text; English translation and commentary.
S c h a u s s , H a y y im .
The Jewish Festivals. Cincinnati, Union of American He-
brew Congregations, 1938. 320 p. $5.00.
Observances, ceremonies, history.
S l e s i n g e r , Z a lm e n .
Audio-visual Program Aids for the Jewish Festivals; a
Resource Guide for Teachers and Program Directors. New York, Amer-
ican Association for Jewish Education, 1957. 71 p. $1.25.