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Category: All Categories: Religion: Jewish Studies: Jewish Lit
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1.
Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970  
Two Tales by S. Y. Agnon: Betrothed and Edo & Enam. Translated from the Hebrew by Walter Lever

Publisher: NY, Schocken [1966].
xii, 237 p. "This is the first major work of fiction by S. Y. Agnon, the foremost living Hebrew novelist, to appear in English translation since 1948." "Betrothed... is set in Jaffa in the years before World War I; the second, Edo and Enam, in Jerusalem after World War II." Dj chipped, ink inscription; good+. Stock#22229.

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2.
Appelfeld, Aharon, 1932-  
The Healer [Be-’ et uve-’ onah ahat]. A Novel. Translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green

Publisher: NY, Grove Weidenfeld [1990]. 'First edition 1990'.
220 p. The "eighth of Aharon Appelfeld's powerfully original novels to be published in English. It is a remarkable story about faith and faithlessness among European Jews on the eve of World War II." Dj; fine. Stock#22230.

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3.
Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957  
Moses. Translated by Maurice Samuel

Publisher: NY, Putnam's Sons [1951].
505 p.; maps. "In the land of the Midianites... Moses marries and tends the flock of his father-in-law Jethro. Yet his thoughts are never far from the captive tribes of Egypt... In his portrait of Moses, Sholem Asch shows us human grandeur, against a great tapestry of superbly conceived oriental color and movement." Dj very slightly worn; VG. Stock#22238.

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4.
Baron, Salo Wittmayer, 1895-1989  
History and Jewish Historians. Essays & Addresses. Compiled with a Foreword by Arthur Hertzberg and Leon A. Feldman

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 5725/1964.
First edition. xviii, 504 p., index. Includes the historical views of Maimonides, the foremost Jewish philosopher and legalist of the Middle Ages; three discussions of Azariah de Rossi who in the 16th century introduced the critical method into the study of Jewish history; four essays on 19th-century historians (Marcus Jost, Heinrich Graetz, Moritz Steinschneider, Levi Herzfeld). Dj spine darkened, sticker on front; VG. Stock#22245.

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5.
Birmingham, Stephen.  
The Auerbach Will. A Novel.

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1983]. 'First Edition'.
430 p. "...Esther Litsky married the dreamy, ambivalent son of one of New York's great German-Jewish merchant families. Plunged suddenly into a world of enormous wealth, the Russian-born Essie found herself dealing not only with the arcane social rites of New York upper-crust German Jews, but with a father and mother who could not leave the Old World..." Dj lightly scuffed; VG. Stock#22243.

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6.
Bisno, Beatrice.  
Tomorrow's Bread.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1938.
328 p.; 22 cm. Sam Karenski and his family flee to American from Russia and the pogroms; they find tailoring work in Tennessee and Chicago sweatshops and Karenski becomes a union organizer. "This novel was chosen for the Edwin Wolf Award for the best novel of Jewish interest." Includes a list of Yiddish, Hebrew, German, and Russian words. Grey cloth stamped in gold; grease mark on rear cover, spine darkened, pencil owner name, no dj; good. Stock#22261.

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7.
Feuer, Leon I.; Azriel Eisenberg  
Jewish Literature Since the Bible (Complete in Two Volumes)
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Publisher: The Union of American Hebrew Congregations, NY, 1942.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. Hard Cover Publisher's full cloth, gilt lettering and red decoration on spines and covers. 8vo. xiv, 297; xv, 336 pp. Volume One is the sixth printing (1942), and Volume Two is the fourth printing (1941). Former owner's name on ffep of Vol. 1 and fep and half-title of Vol. 2, otherwise unmarked. Both volumes are tight and square, and seemingly unread. Both volumes show only slight shelf-wear. NEAR FINE. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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8.
Fleck, Jeffrey  
Character and Context: Studies in the Fiction of Abramovitsh, Brenner, and Agnon

Publisher: Scholars Press, Chico, Calif. [1984].
Brown Judaic Studies, 45. 127 p., index; academic paperback; fine. Contents include Modern Hebrew Literature in Context; Is there a Person in the Text?; Mendele in Pieces: S. Y. Abramovitsh's 'The Beggar's Book'; The Drama of Narration: Y. H. Brenner's 'In Winter'; Narrative as Psychological Drama: Y. H. Brenner's 'Breakdown and Bereavement'; Man and Dog in S. Y. Agnon's 'Only Yesterday'. Stock# 26098. Hebrew fiction; literary history; literary criticism; literary interpretation; Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917, 'Sefer ha-kabtsanim'; Joseph Hayyim Brenner, 1881-1921; Shmuel Yosef Agnon, 1888-1970, 'Temol shilshom'.

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9.
Frank, Helena, translator.  
Yiddish Tales.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1938.
599 p. "This little volume is intended to be both companion and complement to 'Stories and Pictures' by I. L. Perez, published... in 1906. Its object was... to introduce the non-Yiddish reading public to some of the many other Yiddish writers active in Russian Jewry, and-- to leave it with a more cheerful impression of Yiddish literature than it receives from Perez alone." Includes Braudes, Jehalel/ Lewin, Perez, Spektor, Aleichem/ Rabinovitz, Rosenthal, Lerner, Steinberg, Frischmann, Berdyczewski, Berschadski, Tashrak/ Zevin, Pinski, Libin/ Hurewitz, Raisin, Naumberg, Blinkin, Schapiro, Asch, Berkowitz, with biographical information for each. Blue covers; VG. Stock#22273.

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10.
Freeman, Cynthia  
PORTRAITS
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Publisher: Arbor House, NY, 1979.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1. Hard Cover Quarter bound in publisher's tan cloth over blue boards, gilt (black) lettering on spine. Thick 8vo. 631 pp. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise unmarked. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is chipped, with loss at the head and heel of the spine and has several closed tears. VERY GOOD/GOOD. This is a story of an American dream, a tempestuous saga of an immigrant family's struggle to gain a toehold in America without letting go of their spiritual heritage. This is Cynthia Freeman's spellbinding saga of four generations of a Jewish family in America. It begins with Esther Sandsonitsky, who leaves Poland at the turn of the century for the golden land of America. Book Club Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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11.
Glazer, Myra, 1945- , editor. Faktor, Shirley, illustrator.  
Contemporary Israeli Women Poets. Burning Air and a Clear Mind with Drawings by Shirley Faktor.

Publisher: Athens, Ohio UP [1981].
xxviii, 135 p. Includes work by Leah Goldberg, Shulamit Apfel, Shlomit Cohen, Gavriela Elisha, Chaya Shenhav, Miriam Oren, Esther Raab, Zelda, Rivka Miriam, Yona Wallach, Hemda Roth, Shirley Kaufman, Nurit Zarchi, Dahlia Ravikovich, Chedva Harakavy. Dj scuffed; VG. Stock#22280.

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12.
Hertz, J. H  
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs, Hebrew Text, English Translation and Commentary - 2 Volumes
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Publisher: Metzudah, 1955.
Both vols: Near Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with minor edge and corner wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are Fine, look unused. One end paper inscribed with owner's name and date. 8vo, 990 pp. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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13.
Lehmann, Marcus  
Just In Time: A Historical Tale
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Publisher: Honigson Publishing Co. Ltd., 1965 London.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall First edition. This is a novel, translated from the original German, about a medieval Jewish community. 212 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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14.
Marenot, Martha  
The Migrations of the Jewish People from its earliest times to our own time

Publisher: Detroit 1960.
Good with no dust jacket; Blue cloth cover is a little worn at corners and ends of spine. Corners are bumped. Previous owner names appear on front paste-down and ffep. Back end papers are written on in pencil. Hinge is coming loose near back, but pages are still intact. Penciled notes and a little underlining in pencil occur on a few pages. D O T Publications Revised Edition Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; This is a textbook of Jewish literature at the upper elementary and up reading level. Illustrated with black and white maps and photos. It traces the travels of the Jewish people from Bible times until the founding of Israel in modern times.

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15.
Modder, Montagu Frank, 1891-1959. Jones, Howard Mumford.  
The Jew in the Literature of England to the End of the 19th Century.

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1939 / 5700.
xvi, 435 p., index; 22 cm. Introduction by Howard Mumford Jones; The Jew in Medieval England; The Tudor Renaissance; The Return of the Jew to England; The 18th Century; The Dawn of a New eEra: 1800-1833; The Romantic Revival; The Regency Novelists & Sir Walter Scott; Among the Early Victorians; The Disraelian Era; Chalres Dickens & the Realistic School; The Victorian Compromise; Bibliography, pp. 381-426; Glossary. Green cloth stamped in gold; spine faded, bookplate, no dj; VG. Stock#22405.

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16.
Potok, Chaim, 1929-2002.  
Davita's Harp. A Novel.

Publisher: NY, Knopf, 1985. 'First Edition'.
371 p. "In Davita's Harp, Chaim Potok brings to bear the insight and generosity that have informed all of his novels on a stirring and beautiful story about how we learn and use faith, how it can fail us, and how it can help us know ourselves-- alone and as part of an often confounding world." Dj clipped, chipped, ink owner name; VG. Stock#22420.

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17.
Ramras-Rauch, Gila  
The Arab in Israeli Literature

Publisher: Indiana Univ. Press, 1989 1st ed..
227pp. blue cloth sm 4to: Fine in a near Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A scholarly examination of the subject ranging from the turn of the 20th century to the 1980s.

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18.
Schwartz, Howard.  
Lilith's Cave. Jewish Tales of the Supernatural.

Publisher: NY: Harper & Row, 1987..
1st ed. 294+ pp. Fine in like dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: jewish tales; folktales

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19.
Schwarz, Leo W.  
Jewish Caravan: Great Stories of Twenty-five Centuries
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Jewish Caravan: Great Stories of Twenty-five Centuries by Leo W. Schwarz, Farrar & Rinehart, cloth, no dj, 1935, 768 pages,

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20.
Sugarman and Freeman  
Joel Finds Out
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Joel Finds Out by Joan G. Sugarman and Grace R. Freeman, illustrated by Anita Rogoff, Bookman Associates, hard cover, decorated cover, 1958, 273 pages, good condition

Appr.: | AUD 7.20 CAD 7.07 EUR 5.01 GBP 3.67 JPY 569.00 MXN 71.13 ZAR 63.22 

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21.
Weiner, Herbert  
Wild Goats of Ein Gedi: journal of religious encounters in the holy

Wild Goats of Ein Gedi: journal of religious encounters in the holy by Herbert Weiner, Meridian Books, paperback, 1961, 312 pages, a journal of religious encounters in the Holy Land

Appr.: | AUD 3.80 CAD 3.73 EUR 2.64 GBP 1.94 JPY 300.00 MXN 37.50 ZAR 33.33 

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22.
Weinreich, Beatrice Silverman, editor. Wolf, Leonard, translator.  
Yiddish Folktales. Translated by Leonard Wolf.

Publisher: Pantheon / Yivo Institute for Jewish Research [1988]. ‘First Edition'.
xxxii, 413 p., illus., music. "...presents nearly two hundred marvelous tales, never before published, from the vivid world of East European Jewry... rich in custom and history as in wit and imagination... these tales document as never before the scope and color of Yiddish culture." Dj clipped, edges worn, ink inscription; VG. stock#22423.

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23.
Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926.  
Selected Works. Children of the Ghetto; Ghetto Comedies; Ghetto Tragedies. A Golden Jubilee Volume.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1938.
553, 487, 486 p. "Israel Zangwill was one of the great thinkers and writers of his era. Profound and original in thought, graceful as an essayist, a poet and dramatist of powerful imagination, creative as a novelist and intense as a contender for Jews, justice and righteousness, as he saw them, he adorned and illuminated whatever he touched." Dj worn; VG. Stock#22439.

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24.
Zukerman  
Voice of Dissent
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Voice of Dissent by Zukerman, Bookman Associates, Inc., 1964, 383pp, cloth, no dj, Jewish problems 1948-1961,

Appr.: | AUD 10.13 CAD 9.94 EUR 7.05 GBP 5.16 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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