GEKLIBENE SHRIFTN [VOL. 5 ONLY]
Meksike [Mexico City; Mexico DF]: Oreysgegebn Fun Dem Komitet Aroystsugebn Geklibene Shriftn Fun A. Golomb Tsu Di Finf Un Draysik Yor Fun Zayn Pedagogisher Tetikayt, 1947. Item #39986
1st edition. Original boards. 8vo. 316 pages, 20 cm. In Yiddish with alternate title page in Spanish. Title translates to “Selected Works. ” “Abraham Golomb (1888-1982) was a Yiddishist teacher and writer. He wrote many pedagogical articles and books, and also published, primarily in Yiddish, about his belief in the need for retaining Jewish distinctiveness in the Diaspora and the centrality of Hebrew and Yiddish as the languages of the Jewish people. His work has not been widely translated into English. Golomb was affiliated with the Psychology and Education section of YIVO in Vilna, under the direction of by Leibush Lehrer, and was also active in the Kultur-lige. After living in Palestine from 1932 to 1938, Golomb emigrated to Winnipeg, Canada, where he became principal of the Peretz School. In 1944 he moved to Mexico City, where for 20 years he ran the Yiddish schools. Finally, in 1964 he and his wife Rivke Savich Golomb moved to Los Angeles, California. ” (Wikipedia, 2018) . SUBJECTS: Jews -- Education -- Mexico. Boards are faded and slightly edge worn. Overall Good+ Condition. (YID-40-46-F).