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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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Polish Jewry - History and Culture

By: Fuks, Marian; Zygmunt Hoffman; Maurycy Horn and Jerzy Tomaszewski

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Interpress Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7524

ISBN: 8322320027

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows wear to extremities, scuffing. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 196 pages; "Among the Jews scattered in 80 countries of the world, those from Poland have always held an exceptional position. This is so because it was in Eastern Europe, above all in Poland, that this unique Jewish culture, both sacred and secular, with all its aspects, manifestations and nuances, took shape." View more info

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JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh Pocket Edition

By: Jewish Publication Society Inc.

Price: $19.95

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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Aftershock Anti-Zionism & Anti-Semitism

By: Matas, David

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17581

ISBN: 1550025538

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, corner curl.; A bright, solid book.; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.71 inches; 256 pages; From the back cover: "Anti-Zionists, whose primary goal is destruction of the State of Israel, use accusations of the worst forms of human rights violations against Israel to delegitimize the state. These accusations criminalize the Jewish population worldwide for actual or presumed support of the State of Israel." "Verbal attacks against Israel for human rights violations have turned into physical attacks against the Jewish community worldwide. How has that happened? This... 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