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A one-volume encyclopedia of the Bible, with illustrations, maps,
charts and index.
BIOGRAPHY
B
a sk in
, J
u d it h
R., ed.
Jewish women in historical perspective.
Detroit:
Wayne State University Press, 1991. 312 p.
Eassays by scholars present Jewish women in literature from
the Bible to the present.
B
r a fm a n
, M
o r r is
.
In pursuit of freedom.
New York: Shengold Publish­
ers, 1991. 168 p.
The president of the International League for the Repatriation
of Russian Jews tells about his activities on behalf of Soviet Jews.
B
r o d y
, S
e y m o u r
.
Jewish heroes of America: American Jewry’s Hall of Fame.
New York: Shapolsky, 1991. 202 p.
Stories of over 100 Jewish men and women who have played
vital roles in the making of America.
B
u l o f f
, J
o s e p h
.
From the old marketplace.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard
University Press, 1991. 344 p.
An entertaining memoir by the famous actor of the Yiddish
and American stage.
D
u b n o v
- E
r l i c h
, S
o p h i e
.
The life and work of S.M. Dubnov: diaspora, na­
tionalism and Jewish history.
T r . from the Russian by Judith Vowls.
Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, 1991. 284 p.
A memoir and biography of the Jewish historian Simon Dubnow
(1860-1941) written by his daughter.
G
o ld m a n
, A
r i
L.
The searchfor God at Harvard.
New York: Time Books,
1991. 283 p.
The author took a sabbatical to study at the Harvard Divinity
School and recounts his experiences there. He tells how he became
a reporter for the
New York Times,
and describes the tensions be­
tween Jewish observance and being part of the modern world.
K
l u t z n ic k
, P
h i l i p
M.
Angles of vision: a memoir of my lives.
Chicago:
Ivan R. Dee (1332 North Halstead St., Chicago, IL 60622-2632) ,
1991. 416 p.
Autobiography of Philip M. Klutznick, who served as president
of B ’nai B ’rith, the World Jewish Congress, and was a U.S. delegate
to the UN General Assembly, and Secretary of Commerce to Pres­
ident Carter.
P
o l n e r
, M
u r r a y
,
ed.
Jewish profiles: great Jewish personalities and insti­
tutions of the twentieth century.
Northvale, NJ: J . Aronson, 1991. 410
P-
R
u b in
, S
t e v e n
J . , ed.
Writing our lives: autobiographies of American Jews,
1890-1990.
Phila.: Jewish Publication Society, 1991. 347 p.