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Biography and Other Writings
Three important bibliographical works, of aid to the student
of Zionist history, have appeared during the past year. They
include a
Zionist Bibliography
, prepared by A. Levinson with the
participation of Dr. N. M. Gelber; a guide to
Palestine and Its
History
, prepared for
Am Oved
by G. Kressel; and source material
and references on
The Palestine Labor Movement
, prepared by
Moshe Breslavsky for
Hakibbutz Hameuchad.
In the field of Economics and Social Problems there appeared
Dr. Muenzner’s “Jewish Labor Economy in Palestine,” describing
the economic activities of the Labor Federation; a brochure on
Modern Palestine Economy
, containing papers by D. Horowitz,
A. Ulitzur and H. Frumkin; J. Kanievsky’s
Palestine Social
Insurance
, Dr. B. Avniel’s
Palestine Labor Problems
and the
Legal Status of the Jewish Child in Palestine
.
Among the volumes reflecting the views and policies of the
various groupings in Palestine, are the publications of the Mapai,
entitled
Ahdut Haavodah
(Labor Unity) the first of which is devoted
to industrial problems and the second to the memory of Arlosoroff.
The radical Poale Zion group published a jubilee volume on the
occasion of its 25th anniversary, while Hashomer Hatzair issued
a commemorative volume on the 20th anniversary of its activities
in Soviet Russia. A collection of articles, entitled
Bametzar
(In The Straits), presented the political views of the Torah V’Avo-
dah movement. In addition, there appeared various organizational
pamphlets in considerable numbers.