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AMERICAN JEWISH NON-FICTION BOOKS
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By
I.
Edw ard K iev
A d l e r , E l k a n N a t h a n ,
ed. Jewish travellers. New York, Hermon, 1966. 426 p.
A reprint of a selection in English translation of travelogues by Jews
from the 9th to the 19th century. Preface by Cecil Roth.
A d l e r , M o r r i s ,
ed. Jewish heritage reader. New York, Taplinger, 1965. 384 p.
Selected articles on modern Jewish life and Judaism from the
Jewish
Heritage
magazine published by B ’nai B'rith.
a l -H a r i z i , J u d a h ben S o lo m o n .
The Tahkemoni
vo l .
1. Trans,
by
Victor
Reichert. Jerusalem, Cohen’s Press, 1965. 233 p.
Rhymed prose and poems depicting life among Jews in the 13th
century.
A l tm a n n , A l e x a n d e r ,
ed. Biblical motifs: origins and transformations.
Cambridge, Harvard University, 1966. 272 p.
Nine essays on Biblical motifs and symbols depicted in post-Biblical
sources, originally contributed to the Philip W. Lown Institute of
Advanced Judaic Studies at Brandeis University by various American
scholars.
American Jewish year book: vol. 66, 1965. Ed. by Morris Fine and Milton
Himmelfarb. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society; New York,
American Jewish Committee, 1965. 652 p.
Statistical and reference articles about Jewish life in the United States
and other countries.
A n d e r s o n , B e r n h a r d
W. Understanding the Old Testament: 2nd ed. Engle­
wood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1966. 586 p.
The history, literature and theology of the Bible with a new chapter
on the Psalms and worship in ancient Israel.
A p p e l , B e n jam in .
Ben Gurion’s Israel. New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1965.
92 p.
Pictures accompanied by text descriptions of Israeli life during the
years under its first prime minister.
A r o n , R o b e r t .
The God of the beginnings. New York, Morrow, 1966. 244 p.
An interpretation of Biblical faith based on the Hebrew Bible, Talmud
and Midrash.
A v in o am , R e u v e n .
Such were our fighters. New York, Herzl Press, 1965. 335
p .
An anthology of writings by soldiers who died for Israel, selected and
translated from the three volumes of
Gevile Esh
which contain poems,
short stories, essays, diaries and letters of the young people in the
Israeli army who fought in the War of Independence and in the Sinai
campaign.
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