Page 43 - Jewish Book Annual Volume 9 (1950-1951)

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K A B A K O F F ---- RECENT H E B R EW BOOKS
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D
i v i n s k y
, O
s c a r
.
Mavo l’limmud ha-Humash l’yeladim (Introduction to the
teaching of the Bible to children). Vol. 2. New York, Behrman House, 1949.
75 P-.
This introductory text covers the stories of the biblical portions from
Toldot
through
Va-yehi
together with a vocabulary.
Hoveret L ’talmidim Likhvod S. Shalom (Pupils’ brochure in honor of S. Shalom).
New York, His tadruth Ivrith and Jewish Education Committee, 1950. 16 p.
In vowel-pointed Hebrew, this booklet, edited by Hayim Leaf and Jacob
Kabakoff, offers material on the life and writings of the Israeli poet S. Shalom.
The booklet, which was issued on the occasion of the poet’s visit to America,
also contains selections from his children’s verse. A companion 32 page
brochure in English, containing translations from S. Shalom and evaluations
of his work, was published under the same auspices and edited by Gabriel
Preil and Jacob Kabakoff.
K
i m h i
, B
e n j a m i n
Z. Haverim (Friends). New York, His tadruth Ivri th of America,
1949. 48 p.
Adapted from a story by Moshe Smilansky, this vowel-pointed brochure
is written within a graded vocabulary of some 300 words. In simplified form,
we have related an absorbing tale of a young boy in Northern Israel and his
adventures with the Druzes.
M
a r e n o f
, S
h l om o
and
Z
a l e s k y
, M
o s h e
.
Ha-am v-giborav (The people and its
heroes). New York, Hebrew Publishing Co., 1950. 187 p.
The two authors have combined their efforts to produce a useful collection
of monographs in vowel-pointed Hebrew on leading Jewish personalities of
modern times. Included are treatments of Montefiore, Mordecai M. Noah,
Baron Rothschild, Herzl and Bialik.
P
e r s k y
, D
a n i e l
.
Dabru Ivrit (Speak Hebrew). New York, Hebrew Publishing
Co., 1950. 118 p.
The author has issued an augmented edition of his conversational manual
first published some years ago. The various rubrics contain colloquial ex-
pressions that can serve as a guide in everyday life and various new terms
tha t have been introduced in Israel.
S
c h a r f s t e i n
, Z
e v i
.
Shaar ha-lashon (Gateway to the language). Vol. 2. New
York, Shilo, 1949. 128 p.
The illustrated lessons in this children’s text deal with the home and street
environment, Israel and the imaginative world of the child and contain various
simplified stories, poems and descriptions.