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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
S c h w e i t z e r , A v r a h a m .
Israel: the changing national agenda.
London,
Croom Helm, 1985. 224 p.
A new analysis o f the change o f direction in Israeli politics.
S e l b y , B e t t i n a .
R iding toJerusalem.
London, Sidgwick &Jackson, 1985.
192 p.
S e l i k t a r , O f i r a .
New Zionism and theforeign policy system o fIsrael.
London,
Croom Helm, 1986. 256 p.
Examines how new Zionism came to replace socialist Zionism after
the Six-Day War. How the political outlook became less tolerant,
hardened by the continual conflict in the area.
S e l l a , A m n o n
and
Y i s h a i , Y a e l .
Israel: the peaceful belligerent 1967 -79 .
London, Macmillan, 1986. 224 p.
S im o n , M a r c e l .
Versus Israel.
Oxford, Oxford Univ. Press, 1986. 592 p.
(Littman library o f Jewish civilization).
S n o w d e n , A n t h o n y .
Israel: af irs t view.
London, Weidenfeld
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Nicolson,
1986. 96 p.
Lord Snowden’s first impressions o f the people and landscape.
U r m a n , D a n .
Golan: a profile o f a region during the Roman and Byzantine
periods.
London, British Archeological Reports, 1985. 252 p.
RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
B a r t l e t t , J o h n
R
.Jews in the Hellenistic world: Josephus, Aristeas, the Sibyl­
line Oracles, Eupolemus.
Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1985.
209 p.
B a r t o n , J o h n .
Oracles o f God: Perceptions o f ancient prophecy in Israel after
the exile.
London, Darton, Longman & Tood, 1985. 176 p.
The author argues that the views o f post-exilic Jews regarding
ancient prophecies have affected modern day understanding o f
classical prophecy.
B e n t l e y , J a m e s .
Mount Sinai: the lost resurrection.
London, Orbis 1985.
224 p.
An examination o f the Codex Sinaiticus, one o f the oldest texts o f
the Bible in existence which throws fresh light on Christianity.
B r e s l a u e r , D a n i e l ,
ed.
ContemporaryJewish ethics: a bibliographical survey.
London, Greenwood Press, 1986. 213 p.
B u b e r , M a r t i n .
The legend of the Baal-Shem.
Tr. by Maurice Friedman.
Edinburgh, T. & T. Clark, 1986. 224 p.
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On Zion.
Tr. by Stanley Godman. Edinburgh, T. & T.
Clark, 1986. 192 p.
L a n g e , N i c h o l a s d e .
Judaism.
Oxford, Oxford Univ. Press, 1986. 176 p.
Aims to present Judaism from the inside, in such a way as to make
it accessible to non-Jews. Concentrates on the diversity o f contempo­
rary Judaism in all its forms.