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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
S
im o n
, M
err ill
.
Oil, money, weapons . . . Middle East: at the brink.
Washing­
ton, D.C., The Center o f International Security, 1982. 408 p.
Political analysis o f the forces at work in the Middle East with focus
on the failure o f American foreign policy in the area during the
Carter years.
T
a v in
, E
li
and
A
l e x a n d e r
, Y
o n a h
,
eds.
Psychological warfare and propa­
ganda: Irgun documentation.
Wilmington, Del., Scholarly Resources,
1982. 265 p.
Methods used by the “Irgun” in 1942-48 to undermine British
morale and question continued legitimacy o f the British Mandate in
Palestine.
U
r is
, J
ill
and
L
eon
Jerusalem, song o f songs.
Garden City, N.Y., Double­
day, 1981. 318 p.
History o f the city since earliest beginnings by Leon Uris, with 300
colorful photographs by Jill Uris.
V
i t a l
, D
a v id
.
Zionism, the formative years.
New York, Clarendon Press,
Oxford, 1982. 514 p.
A sequel to the author’s
The Origins of Zionism
, published in 1975.
W
e in s t e in
, A
llen
and
M
a o z
, M
o s h e
,
eds.
Truman and the American commit­
ment to Israel; a thirtieth anniversary conference.
Jerusalem, The Magnes
Press, 1981. 154 p.
W
ise
, G
eorge
and
I
s saw i
, C
h a r l e s
,
eds.
Middle East perspectives; the next
twenty years.
Princeton, N.J., Darwin Press, 1981. 246 p.
Presents a “look ahead” grounded in the area’s historical legacy
and recent political factors.
REL IGION AND PH I LO SOPHY
A
b r a v a n e l
, I
saac
Principles o ffa ith : Rosh Amanah.
Tr. by Menachem Marc
Kellner. Rutherford, N.J., Fairleigh Dickinson University Press,
1981. 271 p.
The basic Haggadah.
Ed. by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan. New York, Maznaim,
1982. 141 p. Paperbound.
Birkas Kohanim: the priestly blessings, background, translation and commentary
anthologized from talmudic, midrashic, and rabbinic sources.
Brooklyn,
N.Y., Masorah, 1981. 95 p. Paperbound.
B
l u m e n t h a l
, D
a v id
R., ed.
The philosophic questions and answers o fHoter ben
Shelomo.
Leiden,
B r i l l ,
1981. 419
p .
Deals with period o f Jewish renaissance in 15th century Yemen.
B
o d n e r
, Y
isro e l
P
in c h o s
.
The Halachos o f Muktzah.
Lakewood, N.J.,
Halacha Publications, 1981. 299 + 21 pp.
Text in Hebrew and English.
B
ok ser
, B
en
Z
io n
.
The Jewish mystical tradition.
New York, Pilgrim Press,
1981. 277 p. Paperbound.