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FRANK / JWB JEW ISH BOOK COUNC IL
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L IB R AR Y AND PUBL ICAT IONS COMM ITTEE
T h e follow ing pub lica tions w ere pub lished by th e Council in
the Fall o f 1982 an d Sp r ing o f 1983:
SelectedJewish childrens books
by Dr. M arcia Po sne r , an a n n o ta te d list o f 250 books in 12 ca tego ­
ries a r r a n g e d acco rd ing to age; an d
Building your home Jewish
library: a beginner's list,
which was u p d a te d an d in c lud ed an n o ta ­
tions. T h e r e was favorab le re spon se to bo th pub lica tions .
JEW ISH BOOKS IN REV IEW
T h is synd ica ted book review service was co n tin u ed fo r a second
yea r an d was u sed by some 25 pub lications. A survey o f new spa­
p e r ed ito rs ind ica ted overall satisfaction with th e service. Mr.
William W ollheim con tinu ed to serve as e d i to r o f th is pro ject.
JEW ISH BOOK WORLD
In the Fall o f 1982, th e Council in itia ted this qu a r te r ly
pub lica tion , fe a tu r in g exce rp ts from o u r synd ica ted reviews and
an ex tens ive an n o ta ted list o f new books o f Jew ish in te re s t
(app rox im a te ly 50 titles in each issue). T o da te , m o re th a n one
th o u sa n d reque s ts have been received by the Council fo r this pub ­
lication.
JERU SA LEM IN TERN A T IO NA L BOOK FAIR,
APR IL 25-30 , 1983
A f te r a lapse o f some years th e Council was aga in rep r e se n te d
in J e ru s a lem by a boo th , with th e pa r t ic ipa tion o f 30 g en e ra l and
Jew ish pub lishe rs . A jo in t cata log with a b r ie f a n n o ta t io n o f each
book d isp layed was p re p a r e d fo r th is occasion. In th e p resence o f
Mayor T e d d y Kollek, the N a tiona l Jew ish Book Aw ard fo r a book
on Is rae l was p re s en te d to J . R obe rt Moskin fo r
Among Lions: The
Battle For Jerusalem June 5-7, 1967.
JEW ISH CH ILDREN 'S BOOK CONFERENCE
New ideas on the w riting , pub lish ing an d m a rk e t in g o f chil­
d r e n ’s books w ere the sub ject o f a con fe ren ce he ld N ovem ber
16th in New York City. G en e ra l pub lish ing houses , such as