Judaism in Islam, Biblical and Talmudic Backgrounds of the Koran and its Commentaries.

Hardcover. Item #17865

New York, 1954. Cloth. 8vo. 265 pages. Katsh, who was born in Indura, Poland, was the son of Reuben Katz, later chief rabbi of Petah Tikvah. In 1967, he was elected president of Dropsie College (later University) . During visits to the Soviet Union, Hungary, and Poland in 1954 and 1958 he obtained microfilms of Hebrew manuscripts in Leningrad and Moscow. He published a number of essays on Hebrew and Jewish studies in U. S. Universities. In 1957 he founded the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in American Universities. Among Katsh's books are Judaism in Islam (1954; reprinted in 1962 under the title Judaism and the Koran, 1957) . He edited an anthology, Bar Mitzvah, Illustrated (1955) , and the Warsaw ghetto diary by C. A. Kaplan, Scroll of Agony (1965) . Among his other works are Torat ha-Yahasut shel Einstein ("Einstein's Theory of Relativity, " 1936) and Ginzei Mishnah (1970) . (EJ Editorial staff) SUBJECT(S): Islam - Relations - Judaism; Judaism - Relations - Islam. Gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight bumping to edges. Text on cover is fading. Fraying to top and cover of spine. Sticker with previous owner's name on front endpaper. Otherwise in Good condition. (SEF-3-5).

Price: $100.00

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