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In the Trenches: Selected Speeches and Writings of an American Jewish Activist, Volume 5, 2006-2007

By: David A. Harris

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Jersey City, New Jerset, Ktav Pub Inc: 2000

Seller ID: 23847


This is Volume Five of a set, each volume of which stands on its own. I also have volumes TWO and THREE in nice condition. This book is pristine with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. The dustjacket hes no tears or chips and ihas not ben price-clipped. The text is compiled of opinion pieces published by the Jerusalem Post, speches, radio commentary, print media, and the American Jewish Commitee. The book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 393 pages. View more info

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Jewish Proselytism -- A Phenomenon in the Religious History of Early Medieval Europe

By: Golb, Norman

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Judaic Studies Program University of Cincinnati: 1987

Seller ID: 25857


Very nice, clean booklet, oversized at 8-1/2"x11" published for the 10th annual Rabbi Louis Feinberg Memorial Lecture given March 3, 1987. Only fault is small crease to lower corner.The author at this time was the Ludwig Rosenberger Professor of Jewish History and Civilization at the University of Chicago. An interesting look at the conversion of Christians to Judaism during this period. The author did extensive research in old Hebrew texts and documents, especially fr... View more info

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In the Trenches Volume 2: Selected Speeches and Writings of an American Jewish Activist 2000-2001

By: Harris, David A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey, Ktav Pub Inc: 2003

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23845


This is Volume Two of a set, each volume of which stands on its own. I also have volumes THREE and FIVE in fine condition. The book is pristine with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. The only defect is a very small repaired tear to the lower back edge of the pastedown. I almost missed it. The dustjacket hes no tears or chips, just one small crease on the back cover. The book covers post- September 11th, the violence, and the resurgence of anti-Semitism. The t... View more info

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Introductory Notes & Supplement Comprising a Timely Companion to the Haggadah

By: Hoenig, Rabbi Sidney B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Shulsinger Bros.: 1980

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 27674


Beautiful book bound in dark blue velvet. Oversized with handsome cover graphic in gilt and small images along the spine. The book measures 8-1/2" x 12-/4" and is written in both Hebrew and in English. Illustrations abound in both black and white and rich, vibrant color throughout. Includes the Haggadah text, Preparation for the Passover, The Significance of the Holday; the Family Feast, the Setting of the Seder Table and its Symbols, the Order of the Festival Night, Se... View more info

Painting a People: Maurycy Gottlieb and Jewish Art

By: Mendelsohn, Ezra

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A., Brandeis Univ: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17019


Crisp, beautiful, BRAND NEW book. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover.A look at the 19th century world of Galacian Jewish artist, Maurycy Gottlieb, by a preeminent scholar of modern Jewish history. Gottlieb is revered in Eastern Europe as a Polish artist and in Israel where, thanks to a major exhibition in Tel Aviv in 1991, he is considered the father of Jewish art. The author places Gottlieb's body of work in the context of contemporary European painting and u... View more info

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Down on Throop Avenue

By: No author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, American Board of Missions to the Jews Inc.:

Seller ID: 26076FL


Very scarce oversized booklet, quality printed on coated paper with many photographs. Plain khaki colored cover with embossed title. Clean as a whistle inside and out. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 38 pages. No date, but it's clearly from the late 1930's to the 40's, as that's when the The American Board of Missions to the Jews was the largest Christian mission proselytizing to Jews in America. They were set up on Throop Avenue in Brooklyn (though also had sattelit... View more info

The Jews of England; A Potrait of Anglo-Jewry Through Original Sources and Illustrations

By: Romain, Jonathan A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Michael Goulston Educational Foundation: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16921


Crisp, brand new copy marred only by crease to front cover. No cover "lift". A potrait of Anglo-Jewry which ranges from the 11th century to the 1960's replete with eye witness accounts, acts of parliement, maps, photos, and documents. Illustrated. Extensive bibliography. 202 pages. View more info

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A History of Jewish Education in the Soviet Union

By: Schulman, Elias

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, KTAV Publishing House: 1971

Inscription: SIGNED and INSCRIBED By Author

Seller ID: 17809


Very nice, clean copy. Pristine pages and page edges. Small flat crease to upper front corner. Burgundy boards printed in gilt at face and spine. A very special presentation copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author to his teacher, Meir Ben-Horin, himself a noted scholar and author of Jewish books. Inscription reads, "To my teacher and friend Professor Meir Ben-Horin whose interest and constant encouragement made this study possible. With gratitude, Elias Schulman, New... View more info