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A survey o f modern Jewish history written from a religious per­
spective.
Y
a h i l
, L
e n i
;
trans. from the Hebrew by Ina Friedman and Haya Galai.
The Holocaust: the fate of European Jewry.
New York: Oxford Uni­
versity Press. 1990. xviii, 808 p.
Y
iz h a k
A
r a d
,
ed.
The pictorial history of the Holocaust.
New York:
Macmillan Publishing. 1990. 396 p.
Y
o u n g
,
M e l .
The story of the Jewish soldiers of the North and South whose
deaths
killed, mortally wounded or died o f disease or other causes
occurred during the Civil War, 1861-1865
someone should say Kad­
dish.
Lanham,
MD:
University Press o f America. 1991. 297 p.
RELIG ION AND PH ILOSOPHY
A
l t e r
, M
ic h a e l
J., ed.
What is the purpose o f creation? A Jewish anthology.
Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc. 1991. xix, 320 p.
Alter has gathered writings from Jewish sources that address
the question o f the meaning o f life and the purposes o f creation.
B
e n
-M
e n a h e m
, H
a n i n a
.
Judicial deviation in talmudic law: governed by
men, not by rules.
New York: Harwood Academic Publishers. 1991.
xiii, 220 p.
B
o r o w it z
, E
u g e n e
B .
Exploring Jewish ethics: papers on Covenant respon­
sibility.
Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press. 1990. 498 p.
Borowitz explores whether the personal freedom cherished by
modern Jews can have an effective role in a life shaped by the
claims o f Jewish law and tradition.
B
u x b a u m
, Y
it z h a k
.
Jewish spiritual practices.
Northvale, NJ: Jason
Aronson Inc. 1990. xi, 757 p.
A collection o f Jewish spiritual advice, arranged by topic. Much
o f it is drawn from hasidic sources.
C
a r l e b a c h
, E
l i s h e v a
.
The pursuit of heresy: Rabbi Moses Hagiz and the
Sabbatian controversies.
New York: Columbia University Press. 1990.
xv, 364 p.
Carlebach explores the role o f Rabbi Moses Hagiz (1671-1751)
in rabbinic responses to the threat o f heresy in the 18th century.
C
h i e l
, S
a m u e l
.
Discovering life’s meaning.
Hoboken, NJ: Ktav Publishing
House. 1990 x, 206 p.
A collection o f sermons by the rabbi at Temple Emanuel in New­
ton Center, Mass.
C
o h e n
,
J.
S
im c h a
.
Timely Jewish questions, timeless rabbinic answers.
Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc. 1991. xi, 364 p.
D
r a z i n
, M
ic h a e l
.
Their hollow inheritance: a comprehensive refutation of
the New Testament and its missionaries.
Woodmere, NY: Gefen Pub­
lishing House. 1990. 204 p.