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Lot #    16921
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 11:20:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mishpat ha-Yishuv he-Hadash be-Erez Yisrael
Title (Hebrew)    משפט הישוב החדש בארץ ישראל
Author    [Only Ed.] Abraham Samuel Herschberg
City    Vilna
Publisher    Piroznikov
Publication Date    1901
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 184, [2] pp., 218:157 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Abraham Samuel Herschberg (1858–1943), Hebrew scholar and writer. Herschberg, who was born in Kolno, near Lomza, Poland, became a textile manufacturer in Bialystok. There he was associated with S. Mohilever in the Hibbat Zion movement. In 1899–1900 he went to Erez Israel with the intention of settling there. He described his impressions in Mishpat ha-Yishuv he-Hadash be-Erez Yisrael (1901), in which he criticized Rothschild's officials, and in "Be-Erez ha-Mizrah" (in Ha-Zeman, 1910). Herschberg also wrote articles about the state of the country's trade and commerce (in Ha-Zefirah, 1903–04); sketches on the early Hovevei Zion (in Sokolow's Ha-Me'assef, 1903); brochures on the development of modern Hebrew (1909) and on the Sephardim in Erez Israel (Ha-Shilo'ah, 1911); studies of socio-economic life in the talmudic period, including Hayyei ha-Tarbut be-Yisrael (1924); articles on proselytism and the unity of race and religion among Jews (Ha-Tekufah, 12–13, 1922); and a two-volume history of Bialystok Jewry, Pinkas Bialystok (Yiddish, 1949–50). He translated into Hebrew R. Kittel's Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (1911) and J. Eschelbacher's Judentum und das Wesen des Christentums (1912). From 1913 to 1914 he edited the Yiddish daily Bialistoker. He was murdered by the Nazis in the Bialystok ghetto.
          
Paragraph 2    רשמי מסע בארץ-ישראל בשנת תר"ס.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0128465; Rejzen, Leksikon, 1 (1929), 880–2; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Other:    Zionism
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica