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Saul Tschernichowsky: poet of revolt. Ithaca, N. Y.,
Cornell University, 1968. 209 p.
A critical study of this major Hebrew poet’s work by the president
of the Hebrew Teachers College in Boston.
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The longest street. New York, Crown, 1968. 448
p .
A personal memoir of leading personalities in American show busi­
ness with a chapter of letters and post-scripts from people in the news.
p a l d in g
, H
e n r y
D. Encyclopedia of Jewish humor. New York, Jonathan
David, 1969. 456 p.
Stories and anecdotes about Jews reflecting the joy and anguish of
people of every station and profession, and their environment.
pe r l in g
, A
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Reasons for Jewish customs and traditions. New
York, Bloch, 1968. 510 p.
The background and variety of Jewish ritual observances based on
rabbinic sources. Trans, from Hebrew by A. Matts.
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, J
e r r y
The brothers Shubert. New York, Random House, 1968. 431
p .
A biography of the three brothers, Lee, Sam S. and Jacob J. Shubert
who came to New York City from Syracuse to establish an influential
control of the Broadway theatre scene and many theatres throughout
the United States.
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, J
o s h u a
Romania: the Jewries of the Levant after the Crusades.
New York, Ktav, 1969. 123 p.
t it s k in
, L
D., ed. Studies in Torah Judaism. New York, Yeshiva Univer­
sity and Ktav, 1969. 587 p.
Monographs by the leaders of American orthodox Judaism on the
basic teachings and the modern interpretation of many concepts.
tr e ik e r
, L
o w e l l
The promise of Buber. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1969.
96 p.
w e t e
, H
e n r y
a r c l a y
Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek. New
York, Ktav, 1968. 626 p.
The basic book on the Septuagint, first published in 1902 and then
revised by Richard R. Ottley; the appendix contains a translation of
the Letter of Aristeas by H. St. John Thackeray.
yk e s
, J
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The mountain Arabs: a window on the Middle East. Philadel­
phia, Chilton, 1968. 229 p.
A description of the people in Lebanon and a review of the 1967 war.
T a l e s e , G u y .
The kingdom and the power. New York, World,
1968. 5 55
The story of Adolph Ochs and his descendants, the Sulzbergers, and
how they developed
The New York Times
into an institution of world
wide influence.
a m a r in
, A
H. Revolt in Judea: the road to Masada. New York, Four
Winds Press, 1968. 157 p.
An adaptation of the account by Josephus about the Roman attack
on Judea and the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem followed by
the revolt and heroism at Masada.
e l l e r
, J
L. Strangers and natives. New York, Delacorte Press, 1968.
308 p.
A sociological account of the transformation and Americanization of
Jewish immigrants to the U.S. in the 20th century.