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Lot #    18828
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 12:30:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Ziele des Staatslebens nach der Lehre des Judentum
Author    [Only Ed.] R. B. Gottschalk
City    Berlin
Publisher    Verlag von M. Poppelauer
Publication Date    1917
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 74 pp. 221:144 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in the original paper wrappers.
Paragraph 1    The title translates as: Goals of the state life after the theory of Judaism. R. Gottschalk quotes from various philosophers, such as Plato, Cohen, Baeck and others on involvement in political life.
   R. Benno Gottschalk was the Rabbi of the New Reform Synagogue of Berlin. He is also the author of Der jüdische Jugendgottesdienst nach Theorie und Praxis (1915), Methodische Fragen des jüdischen Religions-Unterrichts (1917), Gebete, Gedichte und Ausschnitte (1930), and others.

In 1866 the New Synagogue, of Berlinīs pioneer reform community, was inaugurated with over 3000 seats in the presence of the nationīs elite. The building is an architectural gem and it survived Crystallnacht only to be destroyed during an Allied bombing raid, later rebuilt by the East German government in the 80īs.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica