Washington, D. C. : G. Silverstone, 1919. Item #37463
1st edition. Later boards. 8vo. , 47 pages. 23 cm. In Hebrew. Goldman 822. Important Anti-Reform, Pro-Zionist Orthodox tract, Title translates to “The Book of Choice Silver. ” Volumes 1 and 2 of 3, bound together. Rabbi Gedaliah (George) Silverstone was a popular American Orthodox homilist of the early 20th century, largely supporting himself on books of sermons such as this one. Silverstone, a fierce Orthodox polemicist and Zionist, begins this volume with a sermon “Against the Reform”, in response to the anti-Balfour Declaration that Reform rabbis had dispatched to Woodrow Wilson. SUBJECT(S) Jewish sermons, Hebrew. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide. Slight yellowing. Ex-library with usual markings. Otherwise very good condition. (AMR-50-5).