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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
Juives,
the major Jewish scholarly jou rnal in French, and also
con tribu ted articles on Jewish subjects to the
Encyclopedia of
Islam.
W
ill iam
B.
Z
i f f
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in Chicago in 1898,
died in New York, December 20, 1953. An aggressive publisher, he
also evinced interest in Jewish affairs, as the Nazi onslaught
threatened Jewry. He was active in the Revisionist movement,
and in sympathy with its aims wrote
The Rape of Palestine
(1938),
rep rin ted 1975.