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Maintains that authors o f the Hebrew Bible furnish accurate
representation o f Israel’s antiquity, while constructing their nar­
ratives with theological intent.
H
e r t z
, A
l e k s a n d e r
.
The Jews in Polish culture.
Tr. by Richard Lourie.
Evanston,
I L ,
Northwestern University Press, 1988. 266 p.
Author’s effort to understand through historical reconstruction
his own Jewish milieu, its role and its fate in Polish society.
H
e r t z
, D
e b o r a h
.
Jewish high society in old regime Berlin.
New Haven,
CT, Yale University Press, 1988. 299 p.
Study focuses on salons maintained by cultivated Jewish women
in Berlin, 1780-1806, and subsequently destroyed by anti-Semitic
gossip.
H
s i a
, P
o
- C
h i a
.
The myth o f ritual murder: Jews and magic in Reformation
Germany.
New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1988. 248 p.
History o f ritual murder trials o f Jews in Germany between the
mid-15th and the early 17th centuries.
K
a n n e n g i e s s e r
, C
h a r l e s
and
P
e t e r s o n
, W
il l ia m
L., eds.
Origen of
Alexandria; his world and his legacy.
Notre Dame, IN, University o f
Notre Dame Press, 1988. 373 p.
Colloquy at Notre Dame University, April 11-13, 1986.
K
a u f m a n n
, Y
e h e z k e l
.
Christianity and Judaism; two covenants.
Tr. by
C.W. Efroymson. Jerusalem, The Magnes Press, the Hebrew Uni­
versity, 1988. 230 p.
Translation o f chapters 7, 8 and 9, Vol. I, o f author’s “Golah
ve-nekhar” (Exile and estrangement), a sociological-historical study
o f Jewry’s two-millenial existence as a ghetto-exilic dispersed peo­
ple.
K
o l i t z
, C
h a im
.
Rabbi Akiva: sage of all sages.
Woodmere, NY, Bet
Shamai, 1989. 369 p.
Biographical data leaning substantially on Aggadic materials.
K
r e ig e r
, B
a r b a r a
.
Living waters: myth, history and politics of the Dead
Sea.
New York, Continuum, 1988. 226 p.
History o f the Dead Sea from its beginnings ca. 12,000 years
ago.
L
e v i
-M
o n t a l c i n i
, R
i t a
.
In praise o f imperfection: my life and work.
Tr.
from the Italian by Luigi Attardi. New York, Basic Books, 1988.
220 p.
Autobiographical work.
L
e v i n
, N
o r a
.
The Jews in the Soviet Union since 1917: paradox of survival.
New York, New York University Press, 1988. 2 vols. 1013 p.
L
i f t o n
, B
e t t y
J
e a n
.
The king o f children: a biography of Janusz Korczak.
New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. 404 p.
L
i t t e l l
, F
r a n k l in
H.,
S
h u r
, I
r e n e
G.,
F
o s t e r
, C
a l u d e
R.
J
r
.,
eds.