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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
W
e is s
J
o s e p h
.
Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism.
Ed. by David
Goldstein. Oxford, Oxford Univ. Press, 1985. 288 p. (Littman li­
brary o f Jewish civilization).
SOCIAL STUDIES
B
e r g h a h n
, M
a r io n
.
German-Jewish refugees in England: the ambiguities of
assimilation.
London, Longman, 1984. 305 p.
I
s r a e l
, B
e n ja m in
J.
Bene Israel o f India: some studies.
London, Sanguin
Books, 1984. 260 p.
N
o r m a n
, T
h e o d o r e
.
An outstretched arm: a history o f theJewish Colonisation
Association.
London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985. 320 p. Illus.
Founded in 1891 by Baron Maurice de Hirsch, this organization
was one o f the greatest philanthropic enterprises o f its day.
S
t e r n b e r g
, G
h i t t a
.
Stefanesti: portrait o f a Romanian shtetl.
Oxford,
Pergamon Press, 1984. 298 p. Illus.
U
d o v i t c h
, A
b r a h a m
L .
and
V
a l e n s i
, L
u c e t t e
.
The last Arab Jews: the
communities o f Jerba, Tunisia.
London, Harwood Academic, 1984.
181 p. Illus.
The authors look at the disappearance o f once numerous and vi­
tal Jewish communities and report on the two remaining villages on
the island o f Jerba.
W
i s t r i c h
, R
o b e r t
S .
Socialism and the Jews: the dilemmas o f assimilation in
Germany and Austro-Hungary.
Oxford, Oxford Univ. Press, 1984.
436 p.
FICTION
B
e r m a n t
, C
h a im
.
Dancing bear.
London, Weidenfeld
8c
Nicolson, 1984.
250 p.
The hero, Harry, journeys from Russia to Germany, Egypt and
England as he tries, unsuccessfully, to keep his past — particularly
his Jewish childhood — at bay.
C
o h e n
, A
r t h u r
.
An admirable woman.
Manchester, Carcaret, 1985. 232
P-
F
r a n k
, A
n n e
.
Anne Frank’s tales from the secret annex.
Tr. by Ralph
Manheim. London, Viking, 1985. 160 p.
Short stories, essays, fables and reminiscences that Anne Frank
wrote during her period o f hiding.
G
e r s h o n
, K
a r e n
.
The bread o f exile.
London,
V .
Gollancz, 1985. 192 p.
A moving autobiographical novel o f a young German Jewish child
who, sent by her parents to Palestine at the outbreak o f the war, was
stranded in England. This is an account o f her life with her foster
parents, at school and her first jobs.
G
r o s s
, J
o e l
.
The lives o f Rachel.
London, Piatkus, 1985. 416 p.