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F
a b e r
— J
uda ica
of
U
n iver s ity
P
resses
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R abb i Nathan,
translated by Judah Goldin (1955);
Pesikta Rab-
bati
(1968) and
The Midrash on Psalms
(1959), both translated
by William G. Braude;
The Tractate Mourning,
translated by
Dov Zlotnick. The remaining three titles are:
Saadia Gaon, the
Book of Beliefs and Opinions,
translated by Samuel Rosenblatt
(1948);
Falasha Anthology,
translated by Wolf Leslau (1951);
Karaite Anthology,
translated by Leo Nemoy (1952).
Of these seven presses only Yale published all the Judaica mate-
rials as part of its Judaica series. The others produced works in
addition to the ones listed in the respective series. Cornell’s catalog
includes
Ancient Israel
by Harry M. Orlinsky (1954 and 1960);
Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism
by Alexander Alt-
mann (1969); two titles on the Middle East by George Lenchow-
ski;
Franz Kafka: Parable and Paradox
by Heinz Politzer (1962
and 1967);
The Dead Sea Psalms Scroll,
by J. A. Sanders (1967);
Israel on the Road to Sinai, 1949-1956
by Ernest Stock (1967);
Moshava, K ibbu tz and Moshav
by D. M. Weintraub (1969).
Harvard’s “Loeb Classical Library” which is renowned for its
specialization in translations of the Greek and Latin classics,
produced
Josephus, with an English Translation,
translated by
Ralph Marcus, in nine volumes. Harvard University Press pub-
lished a number of other important works which enriched Jewish
scholarship, e.g. Harry A. Wolfson’s
Crescas’ Critique of Aristotle:
Problems of Aristotle’s Physics in Jewish and Arabic Philosophy
(1929);
Philo: Foundations of Religious Philosophy in Judaism,
Christianity and Islam
(1947 and 1962). This press also published
The Idea of the Jewish State
by Ben Halpern (1961);
Studies in
History of the Sanhedrin
by Hugo Mantel (1962);
Judaism in the
First Century of the Christian Era
by George F. Moore (1927-30);
Corpus Papyrorum Judaicorum
by V. A. Tchernikover (1957-64);
and many titles in Biblical research.
The presses of Princeton, Rutgers and Wayne State also pro-
duced more materials in the fields of archeology, Biblical theology,
history and philosophy.
A number of university presses publish Judaica materials,
either in related monographic series, Near or Middle East, History,
Religion, etc., or as individual titles not part of a specific
academic program of the sponsoring university. The series in
a given instance may be of incidental significance, but the number
and subject matter of published titles are of interest.
Cambridge University Press has been specializing for a long
time in the printing of Bibles. Texts were produced in various
formats, whole Bibles or single books, with or without commen-
taries, for pulpit use, home use, etc. Cambridge press also estab-
lished a record in book production covering all areas of knowl­