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Lot #    16997
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 11:58:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Joseph Carlebach '
Author    [First Ed.] B. S. Jacobson
City    Tel Aviv
Publisher    Ha-Khephala
Publication Date    (1955)
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only German edition. Photo, 68 ff. (text on front side only), 158:204 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound as issued.
   Memorial volume for R. Joseph Carlebach (18821942), rabbi and educator, son of R. Solomon Carlebach (18451919) and rabbi of Luebeck for nearly 50 years. After a period of teaching, he opened a Hebrew high school in German-occupied Kovno, Lithuania, during World War I. He later became headmaster of the Talmud Torah high school at Hamburg and rabbi of Luebeck (191922), Altona (192737), and ultimately of Hamburg. R. Carlebach published commentaries on the Song of Songs, the Prophets (1932), and Ecclesiastes (1936), and his thesis on R. Levi b. Gershom as a mathematician, besides many articles in German-Jewish periodicals. He perished in the Holocaust, in a concentration camp near Riga, Latvia.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica