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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
pages. Just a few of the titles, recently published or in prepara­
tion, are listed below. They are in Hebrew, unless otherwise
stated; where the number of pages is not mentioned, tha t is be­
cause the book was not yet off the press when this was written.
Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait.
M an y a Shohat.
Jerusalem, 1976.
210 pp.
Cohen, Gavriel.
C hu rch ill and P a le s tin e , 1939-42.
Jerusalem,
1976. 189 pp.
Friedman, M.
Society and R e lig io n .
Chapters on Non-
Zionist Orthodoxy in Eretz Yisrael (1917-1936). Jerusa­
lem, 1977.
Katzburg, N.
T h e Pa les tine P ro b lem in B r itish P o licy ,
1940-1945.
Jerusalem, 1977.
Kellner, J.
For Z ion ’s Sake.
World Jewry’s Efforts to Relieve
Distress in the Yishuv, 1869-1882. Jerusalem, 1976. 240 pp.
Montefiore, Lady Jud ith .
P r iva te Jou rna l o f a Visit to E g y p t
and Pa les tine in 1827
(English). Jerusalem, 1977. 115 pp.
In addition to monographs, of which the above is a very small
sampling,
Yad Ben-Zvi
also issues pamphlets, source materials
and translations—confined, of course, to its two chosen spheres
of interest. A new venture is
C a thedra ,
a handsome quarterly
“for the History of Eretz Yisrael and its Yishuv.” T he first issue
came out in the fall of 1976.
Equipped though it is with excellent facilities for learned re­
search,
Yad Ben-Zvi
does not nevertheless see itself as a scholarly
ivory tower. Its outreach to the wider community includes public
lecture-series in Jerusalem and other cities; historically and ar-
chaeologically oriented tours for lay people to various parts of
the country; and even lectures in English for new
o l im ,
whose
command of Hebrew has not yet reached the level of their
intellectual interests.
M E R K A Z Z A LM A N SH AZAR
In many ways, the “Zalman Shazar Center for the Furtherance
of the Study of Jewish History” presents a contrast to the Foun­
dation which we have just discussed. I t takes in all the areas of
Jewish History
no t
covered by the older establishment. I t is