Item 9757. THE SOIL OF THE HOMELAND

THE SOIL OF THE HOMELAND

Jerusalem, Jewish National Fund, 1927. Paperback. Item #37824

First edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers with photograph of Palestine with green borders. 8vo. 8 pages; 20 cm. Filled with bullet points about the importance of the soil, land, and cultivation of it to the Jewish people because of the historical and religious connection to Eretz Israel. “The Land of Israel gave our ancestors vines and fig trees. In its efflorescence, it produced the prophets, a mighty literature, a moral law. The Hebrew genius is not dead; it will revive with the life-giving touch of its mother-earth. ” Describes all of the different types of Jews working together to till the land, “Chassidism, conservatism, and modernism” as well as the various geographic locations they hail from including Poland, Germany, Galicia, America, Arabia, and South Africa. Appeal to donate to the Jewish National Fund to continue their efforts of revitalization through various fundraising methods. Includes an illustration and two black-and-white photographs, one of which spans across the centerfold of the pages. SUBJECT (S) : Palestine, Colonization, Jewish settlement. OCLC lists two holdings worldwide (HUC, Int Inst of Social Hist) , none on either US coast. Slight toning and minimal tears. Some folding. Very good condition. (zion-11-45).

Price: $135.00

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