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Selected Paperbound Books of Jewish Interest. New York, Jewish Book
Council of America, 1968. 15 p. $.20.
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I s a a c C e l n i k .
A Bibliography on Judaism and Jewish■
Christian Relations. New York, Anti-Defamation League of B ’nai B'rith,
5725 [1965]. 68 p. $1.00.
Annotated list of almost BOO books in English, almost exclusively by
Jews, on the history, literature, beliefs, practices, and institutions of
Judaism and on the Christian-Jewish encounter.
A Booklist for the Jewish Child. New York, Jewish Book Council of America,
1967. 40 p. $.25.
Arranged by broad subjects; good annotations including age level in-
dications.
K a s t l e , H a r o l d
D. 658 stories. New York, Jewish Education Committee, 1956.
165 p. $2.50.
Classified list of stories on Jewish topics, arranged according to age-
levels; annotated.
ENCYCLOPEDIAS
The Jewish Encyclopedia. Edited by Isidore Singer. New York, Funk and
Wagnalls, 1901-1906. Reprint: New York, Ktav Publishing, 1964. 12 vols.
$99.50.
The scholarly, authoritative English encyclopedia. In some respects,
now out of date.
The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia. Edited by Isaac Landman. New York,
Universal Jewish Encyclopedia Inc., 1939-1943. Reprint: New York, Ktav
Publishing, 1969. 10 vols. and “Reading Guide and Index.” $150.00.
Popular and well illustrated. The “Reading Guide and Index” was
compiled in a separate volume (1944), by Simon Cohen.
The Jewish People: Past and Present. New York, Jewish Encyclopedic Hand-
books, Central Yiddish Culture Organization, 1952-1955. 4 vols. $40.00.
A collection of monographs in various areas of Jewish life, encyclopedic
in scope. The 4th volume deals with American Jewish life.
The Jews: Their History, Culture and Religion. Edited by Louis Finkelstein.
3rd ed. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1960. 2 vols.
$27.50.
Arranged in subject essay form; encyclopedic in scope. Bibliographies;
index.
The Standard Jewish Encyclopedia. Edited by Cecil Roth. New revised 3rd
ed. Garden City, New York, Doubleday, 1966. 1978 cols. $14.95.
Concise, current information. Illustrations, some in color.
The Junior Jewish Encyclopedia. Edited by Naomi Ben-Asher and others.
6th revised ed. New York, Shengold, 1967. 350 p. $7.95.
A good, illustrated work for younger people.
Ha-Entsiklopedyah ha-Ivrit. Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Massada and Encyclopaedia
Publishing Co., 1949-1960. Vols. 1-19, 21 and Suppl. to 1-16. $14.00 each.
A general encyclopedia with Jewish and Israeli emphasis. High
quality, excellent illustrations, comprehensive. In progress (through
“Letet”).