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Bidding Information
Lot #    6482
Auction End Date    1/13/2004 2:56:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Imre Binah - Peirush ha-Milot
Title (Hebrew)    אמרי בינה - פירוש המילות
Author    [Chabad - Holocaust]
City    Shanghai
Publisher    Kehot
Publication Date    1946
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2], 82, 25; [2], 114, [1] ff., quarto, 252:186 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards, lacks spine.
          
Detailed
Description
   From 1933 to 1941, Shanghai accepted over 30,000 Jewish refugees coming from war torn Europe. The city contained 25,000 Jewish refugees when the Pacific War erupted in the latter part of 1941. In July 1942, Colonel Josef Meisinger of the Gestapo arrived in Shanghai and put forth the “Final Solution in Shanghai” to Japanese authorities. Although the plan was not put into effect due to various reasons, the Japanese proclaimed “The Designated Area for Stateless Refugees”, ordering all Jews who had arrived since 1937 to move into the area within a month. The Jews remained within the confined area in a perilous position for nearly four years, threatened by execution. In the above ghetto the world famous Yeshivas Mir flourished with many students studying torah for long hours. In their haste to escape the European mayhem all books were left behind, necessitating the printing of the current lot.
          
Paragraph 2    ... יוצא לאור על ידי מערכת "אוצר החסידים". בהקדמת המו"ל (בדף [2, ב]): "והוצאה זו היא פוטוגרפיא מהוצאת קאפוסט..." ואינו אלא צילום מהוצאת 1862 Lemberg. נדפס ונכרך עמו ספרו: פירוש המילות.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0181092
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    China
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica