Philadelphia, PA : Dropsie University, 1979. Item #31369

8VO. 462 pages. In English. SUBJECT (S) : Judaism -- History. Jews -- History. Semitic languages. Juifs -- Civilisation. Littérature hébraïque. Littérature rabbinique. Dropsie University. Dropsie University. Bible. O. T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. Bible -- Étude et enseignement. Katsh, (1908– ) , was a U. S. Educator and author. He was born in Indura, Poland, was the son of Reuben Katz, later chief rabbi of Petah Tikvah. Katsh emigrated to the United States in 1925. He occupied various positions in the field of Jewish education before joining the staff of New York University in 1933; in 1953 he began teaching Hebrew education and culture there. He served from 1957 as director of the university's Hebrew language and literature section, and from 1962 as director of its Institute of Hebrew Studies. In 1967, he was elected president of Dropsie College (later University) . Nemoy, (1901–) , was a scholar and librarian. Born in Balta, Russia, Nemoy studied classical and Slavic languages at the University of Odessa. After moving to the U. S. In 1923, he studied Semitic languages at Yale University (1924–29) . He served as a librarian at the Society for the Propagation of Knowledge, Odessa, Russia (1914–21) , the Academic Library of Odessa (1919–21) , and the University Library of Lvov, Poland (1922–23) before assuming his duties at Yale in 1923. Rising to the post of curator of Hebrew and Arabic literature at Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, upon his retirement he became scholar-in-residence at Dropsie University, Philadelphia. (EJ, Staff) In good condition. (AMR-30-3).

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