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Image for My Race: A Jewish Girl Growing Up Under Apartheid in South Africa

My Race: A Jewish Girl Growing Up Under Apartheid in South Africa

By: Abramson, Lorraine Lotzof

Price: $11.76

Publisher: DBM Press, LLC: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page with Presentatio

Seller ID: 101176

ISBN: 0981610234

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author on Title page with Presentation notation. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 352 pages. View more info

Rhode Island Jewish Historical Notes Volumes 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 ( 1954 to 1978 )

By: Adelman, David Charak (Founder); Various

Price: $269.04

Publisher: Providence, RI, Rhode Island Jewish Historical Assoc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 111083

ISBN: B01BGSK3DS

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. 7 Volumes complete! 1954 to 1978. Nice Firm Clean copies ! Light general wear. Rhode Island Jewish Historical Notes was brought about by the celebration of the Tercentenary of the settlement of Jews in the United States in 1954. View more info

Aishet Hayil: Woman of Valor

By: Barber, Ava (Design)

Price: $50.76

Publisher: Yeshiva Univ Museum: 1993

Seller ID: 67552

ISBN: 0945447051

Condition: New


Lovely Museum exhibit with color photos, poetry and text. Crisp Tight Clean copy ! Deluxe copy with custom cover and silk ribbon. 80 pages. View more info

I Am a Rabbi's Wife

By: Bengis, Esther

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Moodus, CT, Esther Bengis: 1938

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 89161

ISBN: B00088AJSC

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Green cloth, gold lettering. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 136 pages. View more info

For the Life of Me

By: Briscoe, Robert; Alden Hatch

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 118518

ISBN: B0006AVKFS

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 340 pages. View more info

Simon Dubnov, su Vida y Obra

By: Dubnov-Ehrlich, S.

Price: $25.23

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ediciones del IWO, Instituto Cientifico Judio Argentina: 1954

Seller ID: 67878

ISBN: B000KMOBWG

Condition: Very Good


In Spanish. Nice Tight copy ! Deep purple cloth, gold decor. Has errata sheet. Light fraying at spine ends. Previous owner name. 362 pages. Simon Dubnow (alternatively spelled Dubnov, September 10, 1860├╗December 8, 1941) was a Russian Jewish historian, writer and activist. View more info

Rabbi Nachman's Fire: An Introduction to Breslover Chassidus

By: Fleer, Gedaliah

Price: $26.76

Publisher: Shulsinger Brothers: 1972

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 94165

ISBN: B001L4X0VK

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 110 pages. Breslov (also Bratslav, also spelled Breslev) is a branch of Hasidic Judaism founded by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772├╗1810) a great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidism. Its adherents strive to develop an intense, joyous relationship with God and receive guidance toward this goal from the teachings of Rebbe Nachman. View more info

Philo-Lexicon: Handbuch des Judischen Wissens

By: Gorion, Emanuel Bin

Price: $45.55

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Philo Verlag: 1936

Seller ID: 75862

ISBN: B000UML7AK

Condition: Good-


In German. Beige cloth, brown lettering. Heavily worn. Cloth worn through at spine/board borders. View more info

Briefe aus der Haft an eine Freundin. Herausgegeben von Karl Blanck (Letters from prison to a friend. Edited by Karl Blanck)

By: Halsmann, Philipp; Karl Blanck

Price: $200.64

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, J. Engelhorns: 1930

Seller ID: 70265

ISBN: B0014IP4TE

Condition: Very Good


In German. Letters from prison to a friend. Edited by Karl Blanck Obituary and ephemera added to front blank pages. Nice Tight Clean copy ! Expertly rebound in black cloth covered boards with gold spine lettering. 219 pages. Born to Jewish parents in Latvia. In September 1928, Halsman went on a hiking tour in the Austrian Alps with his father, Morduch. Morduch died from severe head injuries. Under unclear circumstances, Halsman was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for ... View more info

Mordecai Manuel Noah: The first American jew

By: Herskowitz, Sylvia Axelrod; Foreword

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Yeshiva University Museum: 1987

Seller ID: 115697

ISBN: 0945447027

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 75 pages. View more info

Mordecai Kaplan Jubilee Volume on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday (English Section)

By: Kaplan, Mordecai

Price: $16.03

Publisher: Jewish Theological Seminary: 1953

Seller ID: 88838

ISBN: B000PWC754

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Moderate general wear. 549 pages. View more info

Born Twice: A Memoir

By: Kuban, Helen Stern

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Matyi Press: 2006

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 88855

ISBN: 0978859952

Condition: Very Fine


Signed by Author on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 72 pages. A powerful tale of a young woman's separation from her family in Czechoslovakia and being subjected to the degradations of three Nazi concentration camps. Her facility with languages allowed her to save the life of a friend, who in turn saved Helen Kuban's life! This is a remarkable, inspiring story of a woman whose family and life survived by a thread, whose challenges did not end once liberated from conce... View more info

Ernstes Und Heiteres Aus Dem Judischen Leben: Erinnerungen, Erzahlungen, Kulturbilder u. Humoresken (German)

By: L. Rosenthal (Bergingenieur)

Price: $82.03

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Verlag von Gustav Engel: 1921

Seller ID: 75870

ISBN: B0040GP1GI

Condition: Good


In German. Moderate general wear. Text pages yellowing. Page 49 has a closed tear. 206 pages. View more info

Henrietta Szold : Life and Letters

By: Lowenthal, Marvin

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Viking Press: 1942

Seller ID: 119675

ISBN: B0007DLZNQ

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 350 pages. Henrietta Szold (1860-1945) was a U.S. Jewish Zionist leader and founder of the Hadassah Women's Organization. In 1942, she co-founded Ihud, a political party in Mandate Palestine dedicated to a binational solution. View more info

Early American Jewry Volume 1: the Jews of New York, New England and Canada

By: Marcus, Jacob Rader

Price: $76.61

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America: 1951

Seller ID: 70462

ISBN: B001HV8R0G

Condition: Fine


Volume 1only. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has bookplate. Jacket has light edge wear. 301 pages. View more info

Louis Marshall, Champion of Liberty: Selected Papers and Addresses, In Two Volumes

By: Marshall, Louis; Charles Reznikoff (Editor); Oscar Handlin (Introduction)

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society: 1957

Seller ID: 73145

ISBN: B0020NYWDQ

Condition: Near Fine


In very good slipcase. Nice Firm copy ! Previous owner name. 1196 pages. Louis B. Marshall (December 14, 1856 ├╗ September 11, 1929) was a corporate and constitutional lawyer, mediator and Jewish community leader who worked to secure religious, political, and cultural freedom for all minority groups. He was among the founders of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), defended Jewish and minority rights and, though not a Zionist, he supported the Balfour Declaration. He was... View more info

Brandeis and the modern state, (National home library. [v. 18])

By: Mason, Alpheus Thomas

Price: $7.75

Publisher: National home library foundation: 1936

Seller ID: 88832

ISBN: B000858R02

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has short tears. front blank page browned by included newspaper article. 263 pages. View more info

chana orloff: sculptures 1911-1961

By: Orloff, Chana

Price: $14.93

Publisher: Association des Musees d'Israel: 1961

Seller ID: 102758

ISBN: B00IPS2HM8

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 32 pages. View more info

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Rookie Cop: DeepUndercover in the Jewish Defense League

By: Rosenthal, Richard

Price: $16.37

Publisher: Leapfrog Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Half-Title page .

Seller ID: 93231

ISBN: 0965457885

Condition: Fine


Signed by Author on Half-Title page. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 250 pages. View more info

Chosen: The Jews in Australia

By: Rubinstein, Hilary L.

Price: $22.88

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 1987

Seller ID: 60855

ISBN: 0049940082

Condition: Very Good


Nice Tight Clean copy ! Slight cover tip wear. 308 pages. View more info

Rabbi Jonah ben Abraham of Gerona. His Life and Ethical Works

By: Shrock, A. T.

Price: $18.19

Publisher: London, UK, Edward Goldston: 1948

Seller ID: 85758

ISBN: B000O15YE2

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Moderate general wear. 197 pages. Yonah ben Abraham Gerondi (died 1263), also known as Rabbenu Yonah and Yonah of Gerona, was a Catalan rabbi and moralist, cousin of Nahmanides. He is most famous for his ethical work The Gates of Repentance. View more info

The American Jewish Year Book 5681

By: The Jewish Publication Society

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia: 1920

Seller ID: 79016

ISBN: B000H4BXRS

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. 504 pages. View more info