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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
REFERENCE
B r i sm a n , S h im e o n .
A History and Guide to Judaic Encyclopedias and Lex­
icons.
Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 1987. xxvi, 502
p. (Jewish Research Literature; v. 2) (Bibliographica Judaica; 11)
Organized into introduction and nine chapters, each with notes,
chronological lists and summaries. Chapter one discusses all in­
clusive works; chapters two-five deal with specific subjects; chap­
ters six-eight with biographical works; chapter nine with the Di­
aspora. Contains over 360 entries in over a dozen languages. He­
brew and Yiddish entries are in Hebrew alphabet. Indexes to nar­
ratives, notes, chronological lists.
C u t t e r , C h a r l e s .
Jewish Reference Sources: a Selective, Annotated Bibli­
ographic Guide,
by Charles Cutter and Micha Falk Oppenheim. New
York & London: Garland, 1982. xiii, 180 p. (Garland Reference
Library o f Social Science: v. 126)
Contains 371 entries organized into general reference and sub­
ject reference. In English, Hebrew and Yiddish, with Hebrew and
Yiddish titles romanized. Author and title indexes.
F r a n k , R u t h
S.
The Book o f Jewish Books: a Reader’s Guide to Judaism,
by
R u th
S. Frank and William Wollheim. San Francisco: Harper
8c
R ow ,
1986. xiv, 320 p.: ill.
Introduction to entire body o f Jewish knowledge for general
reader. Divided into twelve chapters, each introduced by authority
in field, with annotated bibliography o f books in English. Author
and title indexes.
G r i f f i t h s , D a v id B .
A Critical Bibliography of Writings on Judaism.
Lewiston, N.Y.: Mellen, 1988. 2 v. (804 p.)
Author calls his book “the first comprehensive critical bibliog­
raphy in English [of Judaica].” Entries are organized into five
parts, the first as resource apparatus, the other four chronolog­
ically from biblical through modern periods. Entries are fully an­
notated; most are in English, some in French and German. Hebrew
and Yiddish titles are romanized.
Singerman, Robert.
Judaica Americana: a Bibliography of Publications to
1900.
New York: Greenwood, 1990. Issued in conjunction with
the Center for the Study o f the American Jewish Experience, He­
brew Union College-Jewish Institute o f Religion. 2 v. (xxxiv, 1334
p.) (Bibliographies and Indexes in American History; no. 14)
Organized chronologically, then alphabetically by author. In­
cludes over 6,500 entries o f monographs and serials pertaining
to Jews, Judaism, and Jewish culture, published from 1676 to 1900.
Volume two includes a union list o f 19th century Jewish serials
in English, French, German, Hebrew and Yiddish, with locations