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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
T
raw ick
, B
uckner
B . T h e B ib le as l i t e r a tu r e : O ld T e s t a m e n t h i s to r y an d
b io g ra p h y . N ew Y o rk , B a rn e s & N o b le ,
1963. 182
p .
An introduction for college students with a summary of each book of
the Bible and a survey of English translations.
U
m e n
, S
a m u e l
,
and
S
tr ickland
, M
ark
B. A pathway to the Bible. New York,
Philosophical, 1963. 276 p.
A rabbi and a Christian minister summarize the Old and the New
Testaments.
U
n t erm an
, I
saac
.
Pirke Aboth: sayings of the Fathers. New York, Twayne,
1964. 408 p.
The
Sayings of the Fathers,
translated with commentaries and legends
from Rabbinic lore.
van
P
aassen
, P
ie r r e
.
To number our days. New York, Scribner, 1964. 404
p .
Autobiography of a Christian minister who has contributed significantly
towards an understanding of Judaism and Zionism.
Voss, C
arl
H
ermann
. Rabbi and minister: the friendship of Stephen S. Wise
and John Haynes Holmes. Cleveland, World, 1964. 320 p.
A dual biography of two great liberal religious leaders and their impact
on civic reform, civil liberties, Zionism and Indian independence.
V
r ba
, R
udo lf
,
and
B
est ic
, A
l a n
.
I cannot forgive. New
Y o rk ,
Grove, 1964.
281 p.
A graphic account by a former prisoner at Auschwitz who was an eye­
witness to the Nazi mass murder of Jews.
W
aksman
, S
f
.
lm an
A. The brilliant and tragic life of
W .
M. Haffkine, bac­
teriologist. New Brunswick, Rutgers University, 1964. 87 p.
A biography of the scientist Waldemar Mordecai Haffkine (1860-1930) ,
noted as an assistant to Louis Pasteur, and for his successful work to
eliminate cholera and the bubonic plague in India.
W
arburg
, J
ames
P. The long road home: the autobiography of a maverick.
Garden City, Doubleday, 1964. 314 p.
After some years as a banker with Kuhn, Loeb & Co., the author de­
voted himself to study the piano, and later became an adviser to President
Roosevelt and a writer on political problems.
W
atts
, J
ames
W. A distinctive translation of Genesis. Grand Rapids, Eerd-
mans, 1963. 154 p.
An attempt at a literal English translation from the Hebrew text.
------- . A survey of syntax in the Hebrew Old Testament. Grand Rapids,
Eerdmans, 1963. 196 p.
A new revision of a book on Hebrew verb forms and a special exam­
ination of the perfect and imperfect tenses of
waw.
W
e l l s
, L
eo n
.
The Janowska road. New York, Macmillan, 1963. 307
p .
Autobiography of a Jewish boy from his 16th to his 20th year and his
experiences in and out of the German concentration camp from which
he escaped.
W
ern er
, A
l fr ed
.
Pisarro. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1963.
A study of the art of Camille Pisarro.
W
ern er
, E
r ic
.
Mendelssohn: a new image of the composer and his age. New
York, Free Press of Glencoe, 1963. 545 p.
A biography of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy based on newly discovered
letters and materials showing his Jewish background and relationships, by
the professor of Jewish music of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Insti­
tute of Religion, New York.