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First complete English translation of Massa’ ba-Arav, a travel
book by a gifted observer.
R
o sk ie s
, D
a v id
G., ed.
The literature o f destruction: Jewish responses to
catastrophe.
Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society, 1989. 652
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Anthology of 100 responses, including biblical lamentations,
midrash on martyrology, chronicles of the Inquisition, writings
about the Holocaust.
R
o s t e n
, L
eo
.
The joys o f Yinglish.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1989. 584
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Survey of Yiddish elements and modes of speaking that have
been absorbed into English.
S
eltzer
, R
obert
M., ed.
Judaism; a people and its history.
New York:
Macmillan, 1989. 338 p.
Articles in this work are excerpted from “The Encyclopedia of
Religion” (Macmillan, 1987).
S
h a p ir o
, S
a r a h
.
Growing with my children; a Jewish mother’s diary.
Southfield, MI: Targum, 1990. 395 p.
Relates personal experiences of a growing-up family.
S
h a r l it t
, J
o se ph
H.
Fatal error: the miscarriage of justice that sealed the
Rosenbergs’ fate.
New York: Scribner’s, 1989. 274 p.
Author claims that political concerns, rather than judicial pro­
cedure, rushed the Rosenbergs to the electric chair in violation
of their rights.
Sopher Mahir: Northwest Semitic studies presented to Stanislav Segert.
Ed.
by Edward M. Cook. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1990. 384
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W
ig o d er
, G
eoffrey
,
ed.
The encyclopedia of Judaism.
New York:
Macmillan, 1989. 768 p.