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o r s p a n
, A
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My rabbi doesn’t make house calls. Garden City, N. Y.,
Doubleday, 1969. 151 p.
A series of humorous sketches about Jewish religious life in the U.S.
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o r s p a n
, M
a x
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and
G
a r t n e r
, L
l o y d
P. History of the Jews of Los An-
geles. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1970. 362 p.
The background of the rise of the second largest Jewish community
in the U.S. and the origins of the Jewish institutions and the participa-
tion of Jews in civic and social welfare in California.
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a r d
, J
a m e s
M. Amos and Isaiah: prophets of the word of God. Nashville,
Tenn., Abingdon, 1969. 287 p.
W
a s k o w
, A
r t h u r
.
The freedom seder: a new Hagada for Passover. New
York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. 56 p.
An updated anthology with material from Jewish sources and parallel
selections from contemporary movements for peace and freedom today.
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e c h s b e r g
, J
o s e p h
.
The first time around: some irreverent recollections.
Boston, Little, Brown, 1970. 384 p.
A native of Czechoslovakia with a law degree describes what he saw
as a journalist and writer in Europe and in America.
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e i n b a u m
, E
l e a n o r
P
e r l s t e i n
.
Shalom, America: the Perlstein success
story. San Antonio, Naylor, 1969. 152 p.
A biography of Hyman Perlstein who came to Beaumont, Texas, as
an immigrant and rose from a blacksmith’s helper to become an indus-
trialist and banker.
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e in b e r g
, H
e l e n
A. The new novel in America. Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell
University, 1970. 248 p.
An examination of the “absurdist” and “activist” modes in American
fiction by such writers as Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, Bernard Mala-
mud, J. D. Salinger, Philip Roth, James Baldwin and William Styron.
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e i n e r
, H
e r b e r t
.
9% mystics: the Kabbala today. New York, Holt, Rine-
hart and Winston, 1969. 310 p.
A popular description of modern Jewish mystics in America and in
Israel and their views on Jewish life and Judaism by the rabbi of
Temple Israel, South Orange, N.J.
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e i n t r a u b
, D
o v
, L
i s s a k
,
M., and
A
z m o n
,
Y. Moshava, kibbutz, and
moshav: patterns of Jewish rural settlement and development in Pal-
estine. Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University, 1969. 448 p.
A historical and sociological study of the three basic forms of Jewish
rural settlement in Israel.
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e i s e n b e r g
, D
a v id
H. The Jewish way. N. Quincy, Mass., Christopher,
1969. 192 p.
Popular introduction to Jewish customs and ceremonies, Jewish
liturgy and worship with a chapter on Hebrew names.
W
e i s s
, M
a r g a r e t
R. Ben Shahn, photographer. New York, De Capo Press-
Kennedy Galleries, 1969. 175 photographs.
An introduction to Ben Shahn’s work as photographer and its relation
to his paintings and his subjects among the poor.
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e l d
, T
h e o d o r e
D. The Bible against slavery. Detroit, Negro History Press
1970. 154 p.