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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
P
h ill ips
, P
eter
.
The tragedy of Nazi Germay. London, Routledge & Kegan
Paul, 1969.
The author is a historian and a survivor of the concentration camps.
He describes Germany from 1870 onwards.
P
odhoretz
, N
o rm a n
.
Making it. London, Cape, 1968. 360 p.
The American critic and editor of
Commentary
through his auto­
biography discusses the problem of success in the United States and his
own encounter with the social, cultural and racial questions engaging
the minds of American intellectuals.
-------, ed. The
Commentary
reader. London, Hart-Davis, 1968. 763 p.
Selection of articles from
Commentary
, chiefly of Jewish interest with a
special introduction by Alfred Kazin on “The Jew as Modern American
Writer.”
P
owell
, I
vor
.
Disillusion by the Nile: what Nasser has done to Egypt. London,
Solstice Productions, 1969. 137 p.
The author spent several years in Egypt, partly in the propaganda
services. Although he went as an anti-Zionist, he came away feeling that
many Arabs believe that Israel has a great contribution to make in the
Middle East.
P
resser
,
J. Ashes in the wind. London, Souvenir, 1968. 556 p.
A fully documented research into the story of the 100,000 people
deported from Holland to the concentration camps.
P
r itt ie
, T
erence
.
Israel: miracle in the desert. London, Pall Mall, 1969. 262 p.
New edition, brought up-to-date by revision of data and a chapter on
the war and post-war development.
R
andall
, R .
Jordan and the Holy Land. Muller, 1968. 256
p .
Description of Jordan and the occupied territories for travellers.
R
a ph ael
, C
h a im
.
The walls of Jerusalem: an excursion into Jewish history.
London, Chatto & Windus, 1968. 230 p.
By examining the historical evidence surrounding the destruction of
the Second Temple in 70 CE and the traditional literature dealing with
it, the author offers a key to understanding the complexity of Jewish
history.
R
ees
, G
oro nw y
.
St. Michael: a history
o f
Marks and Spencer. London, Wei­
denfeld & Nicolson, 1969, 272 p.
In a matter of years Marks and Spencer has developed from a stall
in Leeds market to a 250-store undertaking which has become an institu­
tion in British life. The author describes this transformation which he
attributes to the remarkable friendship of Lord Marks and Lord Sieff.
In relating the course of events, the role of both Lord Marks and Lord
Sieff in the Zionist movement and their friendship with Chaim Weizmann
is told by the author.
R
ichler
, M
ordecai
.
Hunting tigers under glass. London, Weidenfeld & Nicol­
son, 1969. 160 p.
Essays and reports on a variety of subjects including Jews in sport,
Israel, Norman Mailer, and Bernard Malamud.
R
obson
, J
erem y
,
ed. Letters to Israel: summer 1967. London, Vallentine, Mit­
chell for the Volunteers’ Union, 1968. 72 p.
Selection of letters received by the Israel Ambassador in London during
the crisis and the Six Day War.