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W e y l , N a t h a n i e l .
The creative elite in America. Washington, D.G., Public
Affairs, 1966. 236 p.
The author tries to prove that the number of Jews in the creative arts
and sciences is high compared to their total population in America.
W h e e l e r , M o n r o e .
Soutine. New York, Arno,
1 9 6 6 .
The art of Chaim Soutine, Russian-French-Jewish painter with illus-
trations and a catalogue of the Museum of Modern Art Exhibition.
W h i t e , W i l l i a m C h a r l e s .
The Chinese Jews. New York, Paragon, 1966.
3 vols. in 1 vol.
A compilation of texts and historical matters relating to the Jews of
K ’aifeng Fu, with a preface and an essay on the
M eg ila t E sther
from
China by Cecil Roth.
W h i t e m a n , M a x w e l l .
Mankind and medicine: a history of Philadelphia’s
Albert Einstein Medical Center. Philadelphia, 1966. 269 p.
W h i t m a n , R u t h .
Anthology of Modern Yiddish poetry. New York, October
House, 1966. 141 p.
The original poems in Yiddish with English translations.
W i e s e l E l i e .
The Jews of silence: a personal report on Soviet Jewry. New
York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1966. 143 p.
A journalist’s account of his visit to the large Jewish communities and
his observations about the government’s attitude to the Jews.
W i e s e n t h a l , S im o n .
The murderers among us. Ed. by Joseph Wechsberg.
New York, McGraw-Hill, 1967. 340 p.
The captor of Eichmann who organized a documentation center in
pursuit of Nazi mass-murderers describes his fierce hunt for the guilty
criminals.
W i g o d e r , D e v o r a h .
Hope is my house. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice
Hall, 1966. 256 p.
The life story of a convert to Judaism, her courtship, marriage, set-
tlement in Israel and her identification with its people.
W i n t e r , N a t h a n
H. Jewish education in a pluralist society: Samson Ben-
derly and Jewish education in the United States. New York, New York
University, 1966. 262 p.
The history of the development of communal bureaus of Jewish edu-
cation and the contribution of Benderly to this effort.
W o l f , B e t t y H a r t m a n .
Journey through the Holy Land. Garden City, N.Y.,
Doubleday, 1967. 267 p.
Y a d i n , Y i g a e l .
Masada: Herod’s fortress and the zealot’s last stand. New
Y o r k ,
Random, 1966. 272 p.
An illustrated account of the archaeological expedition in Israel from
1963 to 1965 which uncovered considerable evidence of life in the
fortress and the heroic struggle against the Romans in the year 73 C.E.
Z e i t l i n , S o l o m o n .
The rise and fall of the Judaean state: vol. 2. Philadel-
phia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1967. 465 p.
The political, social and religious history of the Jewish people during
the Second Commonwealth from 37 B.C.E. to 66 C.E.
Z l o t n i k , D o v ,
ed. The tractate “Mourning.” New Haven, Yale University,
1966. 234 p.
An English translation of this tractate about customs relating to the
dead and burial and mourning.
Ya le Juda ica Series.
Z m o r a , O h a d .
Days of David Ben Gurion. New York, Grossman, 1967. 157
p .
Photographs with texts from Ben Gurion’s speeches and writings with
an introduction by S.Y. Agnon.