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    • PHILADELPHIA, THE EDITOR, 1881
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition, original illustrated wrappers, viii + 88 pages including ads, which also appear on the covers. In English and German. Singerman S007. An annual table, comprising a Hebrew calendar of days, weeks, and months. Includes 10 pages of period advertisements, as well as several articles of interest on world Jewry. OCLC: 47349111. OCLC and Singerman2 together list only 2 copies worldwide (NYPL & HUC). Some wear to wrappers, 1881 mailing label at top of front cover, spine rebacked, about Good Condition. Rare single issue Jewish Almanac from Philadelphia. (AMR-57-22) Read more
    • NO PLACE [DETROIT]: NO PUBLISHER [THE AUTHOR? PRINTED BY JOHN F. EBY], 1894
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original Cloth, 8vo, iv, 75 pages, primarily musical scores; 24 cm. Singerman 4675. Includes music for keyboard accompaniment. Words of hymns in Hebrew and English. Louis Grossmann (1863-1926) “was born in Vienna, and immigrated to the United States and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio….being ordained a rabbi by H.U.C. in 1884. In later years, Grossmann received two more degrees from H.U.C., a Doctor of Divinity degree in 1889 and a Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 1922….Following his graduation in 1884 Grossmann went to Detroit, Michigan to become Rabbi at Temple Beth El. He rema... Read more
    • NEW YORK : COMMISSIONS VERLAG VON HERMANN ROSENTHAL & CO., 1888
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original Cloth. 8vo, 88 pages, 17 cm. In German with scattered Hebrew. Singerman 3624. Title translates as, "The Proverbs of Solomon, as true to the Text as Possible, in Rhyme." The Book of Proverbs (“Mishli Shlomoh," or Solomon’s Proverbs) is a book in the third section of the Hebrew Bible, Ketuvim. Written by King Solomon, it discusses values, moral behavior, the meaning of human life, and ethical conduct. Louis Naumurg (1813-1902) “went to America after 1848, and was elected cantor of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel at Philadelphia, Pa., which position he held from 1850 ... Read more
    • BOSTON: W.B. CLARKE, 1899
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    • Bibliographic details: 2nd printing (same year as the tiny 1st printing of 50 copies), Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 80 pages. Singerman 5511. “From Plotzk to Boston is a memoir by author and immigration activist. It chronicles her emigration from her hometown of Polotsk in the Russian Empire (now modern Belarus) to the United States in 1894, focusing primarily on her observations of life in unfamiliar surroundings, the emotional trials endured by her family, and the hardships that accompanied their passage to and eventual settlement in Boston, Massachusetts. Her first major publication, it laid the groundwork fo... Read more
    • ROCHESTER, N.Y. : E. DARROW & BROTHER, 1854
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original Cloth, 12mo, 52 pages. 16cm. Includes index. Singerman 1363. Simon Tuska (1835–1871) was a U.S. rabbi. Tuska was awarded one of the first scholarships to the University of Rochester, founded in 1850. Although he specialized in Greek and Latin, his chief interest was Judaism. While still a student, he wrote and published ‘The Stranger in the Synagogue’ to explain Jewish rites and ceremonies to both his Christian colleagues and the Jewish public. He was warmly praised by Isaac Mayer Wise, but his critique of talmudic law drew the censure of Isaac Leeser. Tuska wrote lett... Read more
    • NEW ORLEANS: SIMMONS & LOOMIS, 1894
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 20 pages. Includes illustrations; 24 cm. Singerman 4719 “by Leo N. Levi, esqr. of Galveston, Texas.” Leo Napoleon Levi (1856-1904) was born in Victoria County, Texas, to Abraham Levi, “one of the oldest and most prominent citizens of Victoria, Texas, and the senior member of the extensive, and popular banking house, and wholesale grocery business of A. Levi & Co.” (Rose, “Some Historical Facts in Regard to the Settlement of Victoria, Texas: Its Progress and Present Status,” 1883). At age sixteen Leo “enrolled at the University of Virgin... Read more
    • CHICAGO, BLOCH, 1894
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original printed paper wrappers, 8vo, 15 pages 19 cm. Rabbi Max Heller (1860-1929), was a leading Southern rabbi and reformer, a “man of both passionate conviction and inner contradiction. He sought to be at the center of current affairs, not as a spokesperson of centrist opinion, but as an agitator or mediator, constantly struggling to find an acceptable path as he confronted the major issues of the day--racism and Jewish emancipation in eastern Europe, nationalism and nativism, immigration and assimilation. Heller's life experience provides a distinct vantage point from which... Read more
    • NEW YORK: JEWISH TIMES,, 1872
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original purple printed paper wrappers, 8vo, 16 pages ; 20 cm. In German with occasional Hebrew quotations, translated into German. Singerman 2346. Title translates as, “How and What Should the Sermon be preached, and how should the sermon be heard? : Two Sermons.” "von Dr. M. Mielziner, Rabbiner der Gemeinde Anshi Chesed….Gehalten am 10. und am 17. Februar 5632, in der Norfolk Street Synagoge in New-York.” Moses Mielziner (1828 - 1903) was president of Hebrew Union College and an “American Reform rabbi and author….In 1848...he entered the University of Berlin. He remained ther... Read more
    • NO PLACE [PHILADELPHIA?]: PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL REQUEST [CONGREGATION MIKVEH ISRAEL?], 1893
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original printed paper wrappers, 8vo, 8 pages; 20 cm. Singerman2 4565. Rabbi Sabato Morais (1823 – 1897) “was an Italian-American rabbi, leader of Mikveh Israel Synagogue in Philadelphia, pioneer of Italian Jewish Studies in America, and founder of the Jewish Theological Seminary, which initially acted as an center of education for Orthodox Rabbis. Morais was born in Livorno, Italy….In 1850, owing to the withdrawal of Isaac Leeser, the pulpit of the Mikveh Israel Synagogue congregation at Philadelphia, became vacant, and Morais was an applicant for the post. He arrived in Phila... Read more
    • BERLIN: HORODISCH & MARX, 1929
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Original full leather, 24mo. 174, [2] pages; 10 cm. [miniature]. Nr. 136 of 400 printed on paper (total edition of 426). First Edition of Freyer's essay on miniature book collecting and Petri's catalogue of Vera V. Rosenberg's important collection of antiquarian miniature books, here published as a miniature book. 254 titles are listed, with a bibliography of the secondary literature, a list of printers, publishers, and locations. In May 1924, Herrmann Meyer (1901-1972) and the publishers Abraham Horodisch and Moses Marx co-founded the first and only Jewish bibliophile society ... Read more
    • NEW YORK: THE AMERICAN NEWS COMPANY, 1878
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    • Bibliographic details: Later black cloth, 12mo, vii, 399 pages. Includes illustrations and index. Jennie June's American Cookery Book marked the first appearance of explicitly Jewish recipes in a non-Jewish cook book, giving them the space of an entire chapter, pages 319-325. Their inclusion was an indication of the growing view that Jews were in fact part of the American fabric and not simply a foreign group to be assimilated and normalized. The author informs us that the Jewish recipes are "all original and reliable, - the contribution of a superior Jewish housekeeper in New York."  In addition to its general c... Read more
    • NEW YORK, REPRINTED BY UNITED JEWISH APPEAL FOR REFUGEES, OVERSEAS NEEDS AND PALESTINE ON BEHALF OF JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE, UNITED PALESTINE APPEAL, NATIONAL REFUGEE SERVICE, 1945
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition thus. Softcover, 15 pages, portrait, 8vo, 23 cm. "The Document that Stirred the World." Listed by the US Holocaust Museum in Washington as a "Primary Source and Documentation" title on Displaced Persons. Commissioned by President Harry S Truman, the report documented and described the health and living conditions of the DPs, their long- and short term needs, how these needs were not being being met--and how Jewish survivors were being housed side by side with their former torturers. CUNY Prof. David Nasaw recently (May 25, 2015) wrote that "Such inhumane forced gatherings of vic... Read more
    • VILNE [VILNA, VILNIUS]: FARLAG FUN B. KLETSKIN, 1937
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    • Bibliographic details: Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 82 pages; 21 cm. In Yiddish with modernist experimental typeface on cover. Grade’s first published book of poetry, and published in Vilna, the city of his birth and youth, which he fled during the Holocaust. Polish title on title page verso: “Jo : Zbio´r poezji.” Chaim Grade (1910-1982) “was one of the leading Yiddish writers of the twentieth century….He was praised by Elie Wiesel as ‘one of the great—if not the greatest—of living Yiddish novelists.’ In 1970 he won the Itzik Manger Prize for contributions to Yiddish letters.....In 1932, Grade began publishing s... Read more
    • BERLIN: LOWIT, 1921
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition thus. Original illustrated cloth, Small 8vo, [43] Hebrew + [42] German pages. With 39 woodcut historiated initials and lithograph etchings. Yudlov 2822; Not in Yaari. Joseph Budko (1888-1940) , was a "painter and graphic artist. Budko, who was born in Plonsk, received a traditional Jewish education. In 1902 he went to study at the art school in Vilna. In 1910 Budko moved to Berlin where he learned metal-chasing and also studied at the Museum of Arts and Crafts. In Berlin Budko met Hermann Struck who taught him the technique of etching. Eventually he also took up woodcutting, lit... Read more
    • TEL AVIV: YAVNEH, 1948
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition thus. Original illustrated paper wrappers, tall 12mo, 32 pages. In Hebrew. Printed for Holocaust survivors in Cyprus.Yudlov 4110; Yaari 2371. On front cover is an illustration of an ocean-going vessel bearing a flag, which is the logo of the Va'ad Lema'an Golei Kaphrisin (The Committee for the Exiles of Cyprus). This Hagadah, published under the auspices of the Sochnut HaYehudit and the Va'ad Le'umi LeKnesset Yisrael, in collaboration with the American "Joint" (the Joint Distribution Committee), was directed to the Jewish “illegal” immigrants from Europe who had been intercepted... Read more
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    • NEW YORK, N. Y. ; IHUD (UNION) ASSOCIATION OF PALESTINE, 1946
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    • Bibliographic details: Original Wraps. 8vo. 79, [1] pages. 23 cm. First edition. Publication of the Ihud (Unity) , an association for Jewish-Arab cooperation in a bi-national state. Contents: Preface, by J. L. Magnes. - Written statement to the Anglo-American committee of inquiry, Jerusalem, March 5, 1946, by the Ihud (Union) association of Palestine. - Oral testimony before Anglo-American committee of inquiry, by Martin Buber, J. L. Magnes, Moses Smilansky - Jerusalem, March 14, 1946. - Letter to New York times, June 3, 1946, by J. L. Magnes. - Palestine and the Middle East, NBC broadcast, New York, June 22, 194... Read more
    • NEW YORK; THE ZIONIST LABOR PARTY "HITACHDUTH" OF AMERICA WITH THE COOPERATION OF AVUKAH, AMERICAN STUDENT ZIONIST FEDERATION, 1929
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    • Bibliographic details: Later boards. 8vo. 4, 119, [1] pages. 23 cm. First edition. "A tribute to the Palestine pioneer movement Hechalutz on its tenth anniversary. " Published by the Zionist Labor Party "Hitachduth" of America, with the cooperation of Avukah, American Student Zionist Federation. Tribute to the Palestine Pioneer Movement, with over a dozen articles translated from Davar, Niv, Hedim, and other newspapers and journals in Palestine of the period, on the history of the pioneer movement, the first Pioneers and their paths of migration to Palestine, and the experience of newcomers; with three articles o... Read more
    • NEW YORK: AMERICAN JEWISH JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE, 1939
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 56 pages. Contains charts and illustrations. As World War II approached and the situation of Jews throughout Europe became intolerable, the JDC’s focus shifted overwhelmingly to emigration, refugee assistance, and emergency aid. Very Good condition. (AMRN-6-60B) . Read more
    • NEW YORK: AMERICAN JEWISH JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE, 1940
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    • Bibliographic details: 1st edition. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 48 pages. Contains charts and illustrations. As World War II approached and the situation of Jews throughout Europe became intolerable, the JDC’s focus shifted overwhelmingly to emigration, refugee assistance, and emergency aid. Very Good condition. (AMRN-6-60A) . Read more
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    • TEL AVIV, THE JOINT, 1947-1948
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    • Bibliographic details: No Date [1947-1948] 1st Edition Thus. Original Paper Wrappers, Tall 12mo, [1], 32, [1] pages. In Hebrew. "Printed for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee." Stamped "Bethaus-Vorstand der Israel. Kultusgemeinde Wien" on cover ("Chapel of the Board of the Jewish Religious Community Vienna") Printed in Tel Aviv for the use of Holocaust survivors in the American DP camps in Europe, this copy was clearly used by survivors in the Vienna region. During the Holocaust, as European Jewry was pushed to the brink of annihilation by Nazi Germany, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Commit... Read more
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