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Das Buch Der Zwölf

By: Buber, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin, Schocken Verlag: circa 1935

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 19040

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Slight soil. ; This is from a deluxe set bound in vellum with gilt titles front and spine; Die Schrift #13; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 237 pages; Das Buch (Die Schrift) is the first translation of the Hebrew Bible into German, a language that would be more understandable to European Jews. "Born in Vienna, Buber came from a family of observant Jews, but broke with Jewish custom to pursue secular studies in philosophy. In 1902, he became the editor of the weekly Die Welt, the central organ of the Zionist movement, although he later withdrew from organizational work in Zionism. In 192... View more info

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JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh Pocket Edition

By: Jewish Publication Society Inc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18582

ISBN: 0827607660

Condition: Very Good+

Only slight wear to black sturdy card covers, small stain page fore edges. ; A bright, solid book ; 6 X 4.10 X 1.80 inches; 2030 pages; "The JPS Hebrew-English TANAKH features the oldest-known, complete Hebrew version of the Holy Scriptures, side-by-side with JPS renowned English translation. Its format allows for ease of reading and features an efficient two-column design enables the reader to move quickly from one language to the other, and an organization of text that contemporary readers will find familiar. " "Now, for the first time, a pocket version of the JPS Hebrew-English ... View more info

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The Literature of Destruction Jewish Responses to Catastrophe

By: Roskies, David

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The Jewish Publication Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19403

ISBN: 0827603142

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

DJ shows light shelf wear, with small 2cm tear to back bottom of DJ, repaired with archive-quality tape. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. A heavy book - may require extra postage ; 10.1 X 7.8 X 2.4 inches; 652 pages; "David Roskies, in one hundred powerful selections, presents the two-thousand year history of Jewish responses to castastrophe. The cyclical nature of violent regimes and their overthrow is delineated in these recurring images of sin, martyrdom, and retribution that have sustained the Jewish people despite pogroms, massacres, and expulsions -- from the destruction ... View more info