[New York]: [Jewish National Fund Of America], 1941. Paperback. Item #37785
1st edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 21 pages ; 21 cm. With Period Photographs throughout. Holocaust–era description of the activities and accomplishments of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) published 7 years before the establishment of the state of Israel. The text was written by Sulamith Ish-kishor (1896-1977) “an American writer (who) was born in London… Her father was a well-known writer of Jewish children's literature and an early proponent of Hovevei Zion, a pre-zionist movement, and later of political Zionism… She wrote widely, and was published in several magazines, including The New Yorker, Saturday Review, and Reader's Digest. Her now-classic story of a long-distance correspondence and its fateful conclusion, ‘Appointment with Love, ’ was published in a 1943 edition of Collier's…” (Wikipedia, 2016) SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Colonization -- Palestine. OCLC lists no holdings worldwide. A very clean copy with little wear. Very good condition. Rare. (Zion-10-25).