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Lot #    13394
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 2:09:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Antisemitismus und Tustiz
Author    [First Ed.] Ludwig Foerder
City    Berlin
Publisher    Philo Verlag
Publication Date    1924
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 30 pp. plus title wrappers bound in, 206:140 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper over boards.
   Ludwig Foerder settled in Jerusalem in 1933 after fleeing Nazi Germany. He had been a German lawyer of some distinction, totally dedicated to truth, the rule of law and social democracy. He had crossed swords with the Nazis and was near the top of their hit list not just as a prominent Jewish lawyer and a social democrat, but because he had personally conducted the state prosecution of Hitler in court in 1924, when the latter had been indicted for Nazi desecration of Jewish cemeteries. An able and outspoken orator in German courts, Ludwig Foerder later also spoke out strongly against those of our people who, by word and action, contributed to the souring of relations between Jews and indigenous Arabs around the time of the establishment of the State. His life in Erez Israel and his legacies were devoted to enhancing Jewish-Arab understanding and reconciliation.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Anti-Semiticism
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica