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Lot #    17482
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 1:26:02 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Lehrbuch der Jisraelitischen Religion
Title (Hebrew)    אמונת ישראל
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Dr. I. Schwarz
City    Bayreuth
Publisher    L. Seliger
Publication Date    1853
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 142, [2] pp., 192:127 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in modern boards.
   A volume on faith and justice by R. Dr. Israel Schwarz - German rabbi; born at Hürben, Bavaria, March 15, 1830; died at Cologne Jan. 4, 1875; educated by his father, R. Joachim Schwarz of Hürben. At the age of eighteen he passed the state examination for Bavarian rabbis, and was then elected district rabbi of Bayreuth, where he remained until 1856, when he was called to the rabbinate of Cologne. R. Dr. Schwarz was an ardent supporter of the Alliance Israélite Universelle, and founded several local branches of that society.

R. Dr. Schwarz's works include: "Tikvat Enosh" (1868), containing his own translation of Job as well as the haggadic sayings to this book, and the commentaries of Isaiah di Trani, Moses and Joseph Ḳimḥi, and Zerahiah b. Israel of Barcelona; and a translation of a geography of Palestine, written in Hebrew by Joseph Schwarz, and also Gebet und Rede, gehalten bei der Einweihung der Synagoge in Köln, den 29. August 1861. (Köln, 1861), and Reden (Bayreuth, 1857).

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Religion
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica