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March 4, 1926
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The Jewish Authology, Edited by Edmond Fleg, Translated by Maurice Samuel, Harcourt, Brace & Co., publishers, is an anthology of Jewish literature in all ages and in all languages. Beginning with the Talmud and ending with the newest of the Hebrew poets. A running chronology of events precedes each period, including biographical notes of the authors.

Kasriel the Watchman, by Rufus Learsi, is a collection of short stories and sketches of American Jewish life. It is published by the Jewish Publication Society of America.

Poems For Young Israel, by Philip M. Raskin. This is the first collection of Mr. Raskin’s poems for the Jewish youth. The book is prefaced by an introduction from the pen of Dr. David de Sola Pool and will appeal to the growing Jewish generation, by its beauty of emotion and expression. It is published by the Jewish Publication Society Press.

Selected Poems of Chaim Nachman Bialik. The collection, edited by Meyer W. Weisgal, editor of “New Palestine,” contains the most famous of Bialik’s poems, including “The City of Slaughter,” “The Masmid,” “The Dead of the Wilderness,” and “Folk Songs.” The English translation for this edition was made by Maurice Samuel. The book is published by the “New Palestine,” on the occasion of Bialik’s arrival in America.

Aus Uruater-Tagen, by Frieda Weissman. A collection of Bible stories published by Jakob B. Brandeis, Breslau, Germany.

The Religious Minorities in Transylvania, compiled by Louis C. Cornish in collaboration with the Commission on the Rights of the Religious Minorities in Transylvania, being the report of the Commission to the American Committee on the Rights of Religious Minorities. The book is published by the Beacon Press, Boston.

The Legends of the Jews, Volume V, by Louis Ginzberg. Volume V in the series of The Legends of the Jews, contains Professor Ginzberg’s notes to Volumes I and II. It is issued by the Jewish Publication Society.

Juedisches Aus Der Deutsch-Polnischen Ubergangsseit gives a description of the Jewish communities in Posen during the transition period after the transfer of the province from Germany to Poland. The Book is by Max Kollenscher. It is published by the Verlag Ewer Buchhandlung Hans Werner, Berlin.

Das Nene Palestina, by Felix Pinner, is a study in the economics of Palestine. It is published by Rudolf Mosse, Berlin.

Das Lustige Buch For Jucdische Kind. A book of fables for children by Siegfried Abeles. It is published by Jakob B. Brandeis, Breslau.

Tams Reise Durch Die Juedische Marchenwelt, by Siegfried Abeles, contains twenty-five fables with illustrations for Jewish children. It is published by Jakob B. Brandeis, Breslau.

The Jews of Eastern Europe, by Dr. Arnold D. Margolin, published by Thomas Seltzer. Dr. Margolin’s book depicts the situation of East European Jews today.

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