New York, Hapoel Hamizrachi Of America, 1949. Paperback. Item #37810
First edition. Calendar. Original illustrated paper wrappers in blue and white. 29 pages; 14 cm by 14 cm. From the year after Israel was created, a fundraising effort to rebuild Hapoel Hamizrachi settlements that were destroyed in the 1948 War in Israel and build new ones to accommodate large amounts of new immigrants, heavily Holocuast refugees, to the country. English with Hebrew translations of biblical quotes, months, and holidays. Hapoel Hamizrachi, “the religious labor Zionist movement, is the only organization whose program combines the principles of Torah-true Judaism with the Biblical ideals of social and economic justice (Torah V’Avodah) . ” Each month has a large black-and-white photograph of life in a Hapoel Hamizrachi settlement accompanied by a biblical quote in Hebrew and English as well as a caption in English. Calendars include American and Jewish holidays, candle lighting times, and Torah portions. Some pages include quotes below the calendar from famous Israelis such as Prime Minister Ben Gurion. “A student of Yeshiva Bnei Akiva in Hapoel Hamizrachi settlement Kfar Haroeh where half the day is spent in study and half at work. ” SUBJECT(S) : Zionism, War of Independence. OCLC lists no holdings. Two library stamps. Some staining and ink marks on cover. One faint pencil mark that does not affect text. Original paper wrappers good condition, pages very good condition. Rare. (zion-11-31).