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Lot #    17191
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 1:34:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Moschiach
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. T. Lewenstein
City    Zürich
Publisher    Jüdischer Volksschriftenverlag
Publication Date    [1953]
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. Portrait, 32 pp.,170:120 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards.
   This volume is part of a series entitled Jüdische Volksbücherei, and it is labelled "Band 6". A study of the Jewish view of the Messiah by Dr. Tobias Lewenstein (1863-1953). The text is in German with frequent use of Hebrew words and phrases.

Dr. Lewenstein was born in Surinam. He studied at the Orthodox Rabbinical Seminary in Amsterdam and in Berlin and at Hilderscheimer's Rabbinical Seminary. He served as the Rabbi in Leeuwarden (Friesland), in Denmark and in Zurich. He is also the author of other books, including: Arukhat bat `ami : ein Weckruf im Exil : eine Predigt zu [parashat va-yehi t"r"n"a lf"k] (Berlin, 1891) and Prolegomena zu Moses ibn Esra's Buch der Tajnis (Halle, 1893).

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Switzerland
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica