Item 9818. JISKOR: EIN BUCH DES GEDENKENS AN GEFALLENE WÄCHTER UND ARBEITER IM LANDE ISRAEL

JISKOR: EIN BUCH DES GEDENKENS AN GEFALLENE WÄCHTER UND ARBEITER IM LANDE ISRAEL

Berlin, Jüdischer Verlag, 1918. Hardcover. Item #37943

First edition. Later red boards with original covers with red and black font mounted on front and back. 8vo. 223; 21 cm. Written in German. Title translates to “Yiskor [Memory]: a Book of Remembrance of Fallen Lookouts and Workers in the Land of Israel. ” Translated into German from the original Hebrew by Gershom Scholem, founder of the modern academic study of Kabbalah, who requested to remain anonymous because he did not agree with how the book was used as Zionist propaganda. A memorial book to several early Palestinian settlers who died with short biographies of each of them, some with illustrated portraits. Martin Buber “was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of existentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relationship” (Wikipedia, 2016) . SUBJECT(S) : Palestine, Yizkor, Jews. Some staining and browning. Minimal pencil markings that do not affect text. Very good condition. (zion-12-55).

Price: $100.00