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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
A collection of 28 autobiographies, presenting a view of Amer­
ican Jewish Life over the past 100 years.
S
c h w a r t z
, T
e d
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Walking with the damned: the shocking murder of the man
whofreed 3 0 ,000 prisonersform the Nazis.
New York: Paragon House,
1991. 320 p.
The story of Count Bernadotte, who rescued thousands from
Nazi concentration camps, and was assassinated while making
peace between Arabs and Jews.
U
l lm a n
-M
a r g a l i t
, E
dna
and
A
v is h a i
M
a r g a l i t
.
Isaiah Berlin: a cel­
ebration.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. 225 p.
W
a r r e n
, L
a r r y
.
Anna Sokolow: the rebellious spirit.
Princeton, NJ: Prince­
ton Book Co., 1991. 402 p.
Biography of dancer/choreographer Anna Sokolow. A member
of Martha Graham’s first dance troupe, she helped prepare Inbal,
Israel’s Yemenite dance company, for world touring.
W
i e s e l
, E
l i e
.
Sages and dreamers: portraits and legends from the Bible, the
Talmud, and the Hasidic tradition.
New York: Summit Books, 1991.
411 p.
Through the lives of Jewish personalities across the ages, Wiesel
deals with universal themes of courage, humility, silence, loyalty,
and truth.
W
ig o d e r
, G
e o f f r e y
,
ed.
Dictionary ofJewish biography.
New York: Simon
& Schuster, 1991. 568 p.
Contains nearly 1,000 entries on Jews from biblical times to the
20th century, excluding the living.
HISTORY
A
m l e r
, J
a n e
F
r a n c e s
.
Christopher Columbus’Jewish roots.
Northvale, NJ:
J .
Aronson, 1991. 288 p.
A portrait of the personalities, culture and events that influenced
Columbus, who is shown to have been of Jewish descent.
B
r e c h e r
, F
ran k
W .
Reluctant ally: United States foreign policy toward the
Jews from Wilson to Roosevelt.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.
168 p.
A history, from 1900 to the present, of the vacillating, unpre­
dictable American policy, toward Zionism, Israel, and the Middle
East.
C
o h e n
, G
e r so n
D.
Studies in the variety of rabbinic cultures.
Phila.: Jewish
Publication Society, 1991. 332 p.
A collection of the best of Dr. Cohen’s scholarship, and an in­
valuable resource for students of the history and historiography
of the Jewish experience.