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Lot #    13488
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 10:27:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Pessach-Haggada
Title (Hebrew)    סדר הגדה של פסח
Author    [Haggadah] Ernst Daniel Goldschmidt
City    Berlin
Publisher    Schocken
Publication Date    1937
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   115, [1] pp., 190:117 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards, lacks spine.
   With a German translation and commentary by Ernst Daniel Goldschmidt (1895–1972), librarian and scholar of Jewish liturgy. Goldschmidt was born in Koenigshuette (now Chorzow, Poland), where his father was rabbi. He served from 1926 to 1935 as librarian in the Prussian State Library, Berlin. Emigrating to Palestine in 1936, he joined the staff of the Jewish National and University Library (1936–62). Goldschmidt prepared critical editions of various liturgical texts. His various Passover Haggadot (with German translation, introduction, and notes, 1936, 1937; Hebrew, 1947, 19602) became very popular; the Haggadah by N. N. Glatzer (Eng., 1953, 19692) is based on Goldschmidt's work. In 1959 his edition of Maimonides' prayer text appeared; it was followed by Siddur Tefillat Yisrael (two rites) in 1964; Selihot according to both the Lithuanian and Polish rites in 1965; Kinot (liturgy for the Ninth of Av, Polish rite) in 1968; S. D. Luzzatto's introduction to his edition of the Mahzor Roma was reissued by Goldschmidt (1966) with notes and an essay on the Roman rite. His edition of the High Holiday mahzor (1970), which is a compendium of all the Ashkenazi rites, is of particular importance.
Paragraph 2    Die Pessach-Haggada herausgegeben und erklaert von E[rnst] D[aniel] Goldschmidt.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Haggadah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica