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Jewish Publication Society Series


Publisher: Meridian Books (The World Publishing Company). Country: U.S. Date: c. 1961-64.
Joint Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America. Country: U.S. Date: c. 1961-64.


Akiba:  Scholar, Saint, and Martyr (by Louis Finkelstein) (image)

Akiba: Scholar, Saint, and Martyr
by Louis Finkelstein
Cleveland and New York, Meridian Books (World Publishing Company) and Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, [1962] (Jewish Publication Series, JP25).

Paperback. xx, 361 pages. Bibliography. Index.



The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi (by Herbert Weiner) (image)

The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi: A Journal of Religious Encounters in the Holy Land
by Herbert Weiner
Cleveland and New York, Meridian Books (World Publishing Company) and Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1963 (Jewish Publication Series, JP31).

Paperback. vii, 312 pages. Preface, prologue and epilogue.



JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY SERIES
(MERIDIAN BOOKS and JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY)

Series Note: This series appears to be a joint effort by Meridian Books (at that time an imprint of the World Publishing Company, of Cleveland and New York) and the Jewish Publication Society of America, of Philadelphia, from about 1960-64.

Size: Most are 5.25 x 8 inches.

Logo: On spine, "M" above a tree with series number inside.

Some front covers are printed with "Meridian Books and the Jewish Publication Society" or vice versa.

Some titles (indicated by a single asterisk in the series list below) appeared in the Harper Torchbooks series from about 1965. Where this occurred, the editions were of the same size and general appearance.

Credit: The Jewish Publication Series was suggested by Mr. John Mellman, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, who also compiled the list and wrote the series note.

Series Number / Author or Editor / Title

JP1.
Martin Buber.
For the Sake of Heaven.*

JP2.
Louis Ginzberg.
Students, Scholars, and Saints.

JP3.
Isaac Husik.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy.*

JP4.
Israel Abrahams.
Jewish Life in the Middle Ages.

JP5.
Solomon Schechter.
Studies in Judaism.

JP6.
Max Margolis and Alexander Marx.
A History of the Jewish People.*

JP7.
Abraham Joshua Heschel.
God in Search of Man.*

JP8.
Hermann L. Strack.
Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash.*

JP9.
Sholem Asch.
Kiddush Ha-Shem and Sabbatai Zevi.

JP10.
Will Herberg.
Judaism and Modern Man.*

JP11.
Maurice Samuel.
Prince of the Ghetto.

JP12.
Cecil Roth.
History of the Marranos.*

JP13.
Hans Lewy, Alexander Altmann, Alexander and Isaak Heinemann, eds.
Three Jewish Philosophers.*

JP14.
Jacob R. Marcus.
The Jew in the Medieval World.*

JP15.
Montagu Frank Modder.
The Jew in the Literature of England.

JP16.
Solomon Grayzel.
A History of the Contemporary Jews.*

JP17.
Arthur Hertzberg, ed.
The Zionist Idea.*

JP18.
Salo W. Baron.
Modern Nationalism and Religion.

JP19.
Solomon Liptzin.
Germany's Stepchildren.

JP20.
Simon Dubnow.
Nationalism and History: Essays on Old and New Judaism.

JP21.
James Parkes.
The Conflict of the Church and the Synagogue.

JP22.
Joshua Trachtenberg.
The Devil and the Jews.*

JP23.
Leo Baeck.
Judaism and Christianity.*

JP24.
Bertram Korn.
American Jewry and the Civil War.

JP25.
Louis Finkelstein.
Akiba: Scholar, Saint, and Martyr.

JP26.
Louis Ginzberg.
On Jewish Law and Lore.

JP27.
Sholom Spiegel.
Hebrew Reborn..

JP28.
Abraham Joshua Heschel.
The Earth Is the Lord's and The Sabbath.*

JP29.
Ahad Ha-'Am, Ahad.
Selected Essays.

JP30.
Alex Bein.
Theodore Herzl.

JP31.
Herbert Weiner.
The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi: A Journal of Religious Encounters in the Holy Land.

JP 32.
A Rabbinic Anthology. Selected with an introduction by C.G. Montefiore and H. Loewe.

JP 33.
Joshua Trachtenberg.
Jewish Magic and Superstition: A Study in Folk Religion.

Sources of the above list:
- JP1-JP30 are listed in the final pages of Kiddush Ha-Shem and Sabbatai Zevi (JP9)
- JP31 and JP32: books seen in a private collection
- JP33: Google Books.





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