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e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
P
la u t
,
W.
G
u n th er
.
The rise of Reform Judaism: a sourcebook of its Euro­
pean origin. New York, World Union for Progressive Judaism, 1963. 288 p.
The sources of the Reform movement in European countries translated
and edited by the rabbi of Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Canada.
P
odhoretz
, N
o rm an
.
Doings and undoings: the fifties and after in American
writing. New York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1964. 371 p.
Selections of articles written by the editor of
Commentary
magazine.
P
ostal
, B
ernard
,
and
K
o p pm a n
, L
io n e l
.
Jewish landmarks in New York: an
informal history and guide. New York, Hill and Wang, 1964. 280 p.
The essential facts about Jews in New York City and a guide to all the
major sites of Jewish interest.
Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research: vol. 31. New
York, 1963. 71, 218 p.
Contains a tribute to Prof. Saul Lieberman and a survey of his con­
tributions to Rabbinic lore by Eliezer S. Rosenthal; and scholarly con­
tributions! by B. Z. Bokser, Herbert Davidson, Monford Harris, B. Netan­
yahu, J . Neusner and Z. Szajkowski.
Q
u in n
, E
sther
C. The quest of Seth for the oil of life. Chicago, University
of Chicago, 1963. 195 p.
A study of the medieval legends based on Near Eastern myths and the
stories in the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
R
egn er
, S
idn ey
L., ed. Yearbook of the Central Conference of American
Rabbis: vol. 73. New York, 1964. 313 p.
Proceedings of the convention at Philadelphia in June, 1963, include
a symposium on the American rabbinate and seminar papers on Jewish
theology.
R
e ich e r t
, H
er b er t
W
i l l ia m
,
ed. Studies in Arthur Schnitzler. Chapel Hill,
University of North Carolina, 1964. 116 p.
A centennial commemorative volume about the Viennese playwright.
R
e ik
, T
heodore
.
Pagan rites in Judaism. New York, Farrar, Straus and
Cudahy, 1964. 206 p.
A psychoanalytic interpretation related to the “sources” of Jewish
customs and rituals as found in Biblical folklore.
R
ic e
, E
lm e r
L. Minority report. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1963. 473 p.
The experiences in the American theatre of the well known playwright,
director and producer.
R
ichkarday
,
I. A. Jack Danciger: his life and work. Fort Worth, Texas, 1963.
494 p.
A biography of a business man active in Kansas City, New Mexico and
Texas and the story of his benefactions to American philanthropy.
R
inggren
, H
e lm e r
.
The faith of the Psalmists. Philadelphia, Fortress, 1963.
138 p.
A scholar of the Scandinavian school analyzes the cult practices of the
temple as found in the Psalms.
------- •The faith of Qumran: theology of the Dead Sea scrolls. Philadelphia,
Fortress, 1963. 310.
The religion of the ancient sect at Qumran as revealed in the newly
discovered texts.
R
oo t
, J
onathan
.
The betrayers: the Rosenberg case: a reappraisal of an
American crisis. New York, Coward-McCann, 1963. 305 p.
^A review of the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who were con­
victed as spies.