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Israel Knox

Israel Knox

A Yiddish “Fundamentalist” Die Filosofie fun Yidntum: The Philosophy of Judaism. by Zvi Cahn. Farband Publishing Assn. (New York). Two volumes, 320 and 419 pp. $10.00.   Before publication in...

Homage to a Critic Shmuel Niger Buch (S. Niger Memorial Volume). by Shlomo Bickel and Leibush Lehrer. YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. 333 pp. $4.50.   Samuel Niger, the noted...

Jewish Crisis of Fulfillment Generation of Decision. by Sol Liptzin. Bloch Publishing Co. 307 pp. $3.95.   Professor Liptzin’s book is part history, part literary summation, but it is above...

Exile and Redemption Der Yiddisher Gedank in der Neier Tzeit (Jewish Thought in Modern Times) Edited By Abraham Menes Congress for Jewish Culture. 428 pp. $6.00.   This volume,...

Israel’s “Strong Man” Ben-Gurion of Israel. by Barnet Litvinoff. Praeger. 373 pp. $4.00.   No reader of this biography would have been surprised by Ben Gurion’s return to public life...

Few developments in American Judaism have excited more intense interest than the recent return of the Reform wing towards the more traditional, in ritual, ceremony,...

Pattern of Integration A Segment of My Times. by Joseph M. Proskauer. Farrar, Straus. 270 pp. $3.00.   A Segment of My Times is almost completely concerned with Judge Proskauer’s...

Reform Judaism Today As A Mighty Stream. by Julian Morgenstern. The Jewish Publication Society of America, 442 pp. $4.00. Reform Judaism: Essays by Hebrew Union College Alumni. Hebrew Union College Press....

The present revival of Jewish religious thinking has evoked considerable interest—often, however, tinged with perplexity, for many of the voices speak with religious accents rather...

Odyssey of a Jewish Sage A Dreamer’s Journey. by Morris R. Cohen. Beacon Press. 318 pp. $4.00. The Meaning of Human History. by Morris R. Cohen. Open Court. 304 pp. $4.00. Studies...

Now that the primary aim of American Zionism—the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine—has been achieved, it is generally recognized that we enter a...

Because of the war and the extermination camps, America’s Jewish community has today become the largest and strongest in the world. This statement has been...