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Lot #    13292
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:20:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Dr. Adolf Jellinek
Title (Hebrew)    Lichtstrahlen aus dem Reden Dr. Adolf Jellinek's
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Dr. Adolf Kurrein
City    Vienna
Publisher    Bermann & Altmann
Publication Date    1891
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. Frontpiece, X, 218, [1] pp., 171:117 mm., age staining, wide margins, stamps, pp. 145-160 misbound at end. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper boards.
   Collection of Dr. Adolf Jellinek's homilies by Dr. Adolf Kurrein (1846-1919) who was also the author of many other works including: Die sociale Frage im Judenthume, Das Kaddisch der Trauernden, Dr. Herzl's Plaene; Vortrag gehalten in der Zionistischen Vereinigung in Berlin, and many others. R. Dr. Kurrein was an Austrian rabbi; born Jan. 28, 1846, at Trebitsch, Moravia. He received his doctor's degree from the University of Vienna. He was rabbi of St. Pölten in 1872, of Zinz from 1876 to 1882, of Bielitz from 1882 to 1888, and in the last-named year was called in the same capacity to Teplitz, where he is still active.R. Dr. Kurrein was a disciple of Adolf Jellinek. Besides several collections of sermons, entitled respectively "Maggid Mereshit" (1880); "Maggid le-Adam" (1882); "Patriarchenbilder: I., Abraham" (1893), he is the author of the following pamphlets: "Die Frau im Jüdischen Volke" (1885; 2d ed., Bilin, 1901); "Traum und Wahrheit," a biography of Joseph (1887); "Arbeit und Arbeiter" (1890); "Die Sociale Frage im Judentume" (1890); "Die Pflichten des Besitzes" (1892); "Der Friede" (1892); "Das Kaddisch" (1896); "Der Grabstein" (1897); "Judäa und Rom" (1898); "Bibel, Heidentum, und Heidenbekehrung" (1899; 2d. ed., 1901); "Brauchen die Juden Christenblut?" (1900); "Lichtstrahlen aus den Reden Jellinek's," prepared by him for Jellinek's seventieth birthday. Kurrein edited the monthly "Jüdische Chronik" from 1894 to 1896 with S. Stern and I. Ziegler, and from 1897 to 1902 alone. This periodical became an advocate of Zionism.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Austria
Homiletics:    Checked
Reform:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica