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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
R
o s e n b e r g
, D
a v i d
,
ed.
Testimony: contemporary writers make the Holocaust
personal.
New York: Times Books, 1989. 511 p.
27 essays by writers who, for the most part, did not personally
experience the tragic events o f the Holocaust; writings reflect a
self-identifying affirmation o f Judaic ideology.
S
a f d ie
, M
o sh e
.Jerusalem: the future of the past.
Boston, MA: Hough ton
Mifflin, 1989. 237 p.
A well known architect describes problems o f building “some­
thing tru e to the presen t as well as the past.”
W
e n k a r t
, H
e n r y
,
ed.
Sarah’s daughters sing: a sampler of poems by Jewish
women.
Hoboken, NJ: Ktav, 1990. 264 p.
Project o f National Council o f Jewish Women, New York section.
BIBLE STUDIES
A
d a r
, Z
v i
.
The Book of Genesis; an introduction to the biblical world.
J e ­
rusalem: Magnes Press, 1990. 165 p.
A
n d e r s o n
, F
r a n c is
and
F
r e e d m a n
, D
a v id
N
o e l
.
Amos, a new translation
with notes and commentary.
New York: Doubleday, 1989. 979 p.
B
r o w n
, R
a y m o n d
S. et al., eds.
The New Jerome Biblical commentary.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1989. 1475 p.
Commentaries, written by Catholic scholars, concentrate on cul­
tural, historical, literary and religious issues.
C
h i s h o l m
, R
o b e r t
B . J
r
.
Interpreting the Minor Prophets.
G rand Rapids,
MI: Zondervan, 1990. 317 p. Paperbound.
C
o h e n
, J
er em y
.
Be fertile and increase, f i l l the earth and master it: the ancient
and medieval career of a Biblical text.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University
Press, 1989. 375 p.
Work reconstructs Gen. 1:28 in Judaism and Christianity, from
antiquity th rough the Reformation.
C
o h e n
, N
o rm a n
M.
Jewish Bible personages in the New Testament.
H ano­
ver, NH: University Press o f America, 1989. 163 p.
D
o u g l a s
,
J.D. and
T
e n n e y
, M
err ill
C .
NIV compact dictionary of the
Bible.
G rand Rapids,
M I:
Zondervan, 1989. 672 p.
Condensed edit, o f the
New international dictionary of the Bible.
F
in k e l
, A
vr a h am
Y
a ak o v
.
The great Torah commentators.
Northvale, NJ:
Jason Aronson, 1990. 256 p.
Work is divided into following seven sections: To rah ; Mishnah,
Talm ud and Midrash; Halachah; Mussar; Chasidism; Philosophy;
Kabbalah.
F
i s h b a n e
, M
ic h a e l
.
The garments of Torah; essays in biblical hermeneutics.
Bloomington, IN: Ind iana University Press, 155 p.
The JPS Torah commentary, Genesis
Bereshit; the traditional Hebrew text