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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
Comprehensive overview of basic Jewish belief focusing on the o r­
igins and development of the covenant.
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Divorce in Jewish Law and life.
New York, Sepher-
Hermon, 1983. 146 p. pb
Includes an historical review of the laws, procedure of processing
a writ of divorce and discussion of the Agunah problem.
H
ir s c h
, S
am son
R
a p h a e l
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The collected writings. Vol. I : theJewish year, part
one Nissan - Av.
New York, Feldheim, 1984. 391 p.
J
a c o b
, W
a l t e r
,
ed.
American Reform responsa: collected responsa of the Cen­
tral Conference of American Rabbis 1889-1983 .
New York, Central
Conference of American Rabbis, 1983. 561 p.
Material is grouped according to divisions of the Shulhan Arukh.
J
e iv e n
, H
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Checklistfo r a perfect Bar Mitzvah (and Bat Mitzvah).
Gar­
den City,
N Y ,
Doubleday, 1983. 171 p. pb
J
o n e s
,
G.
L
l o y d
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The discovery of Hebrew in Tudor England: a third lan­
guage.
Dover,
N H ,
Manchester University Press, 1983. 331 p.
Exploration whether Hebrew studies were part of 16th-century
English intellectual life.
K
a p l a n
, A
r y e h
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Made in heaven: a Jewish wedding guide.
New York,
Moznaim, 1983. 234 p.
Elucidates laws and customs of the wedding ceremony from the
point of view of impressing reader with their spiritual meaning.
K
a t e b
, G
e o r g e
.
Hannah Arendt; politics, conscience, evil.
Totowa, NJ,
Mittlefield Adams, 1983. 284 p.
Systematic study of Arendt’s works summarizing her insights
about cultural and political endeavor in “dark times.”
K
n o b e l
, P
e t e r
S., ed.
Gates of the seasons: a guide to theJewish year.
New
York, Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1983. 208 p. pb
K
o r n
, Y
it z h a k
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Jews at the crossroads.
Cranbury, NJ, Cornwall Books,
1983. 205 p.
Elucidates theme that survival of the Jewish people depends
largely upon individuals who are fully committed to Judaism.
L
e b e a u
, J
am e s
M .
The Jewish dietary laws: sanctify life.
Ed. by Stephen
Garfmkel. New York, United Synagogue of America, Dept, of
Youth Activities, 1983. 179 p. pb
L
e v i
, L
e o
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Torah and science; their interplay in the world scheme.
New York,
Feldheim, 1983. 155 p.
Explores role of science in a world guided by Torah , and role of
Torah in the advancement of science.
L
e v in e
, E
t a n
,
ed.
Diaspora: exile and theJewish condition.
New York, Jason
Alexander/Scribner’s, 1983. 350 p.
Interdisciplinary spectrum of ideas concerning the condition of
exile of the Jewish people.