Gershom Bader

Published by Northvale, N. J. , Jason Aronson, 1988
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Hardcover, 8vo, xii, 876 pages, 24 cm. Other Titles: Unzere gayst? Ige riezen. Translation of: Unzere gayst? Ige riezen. Includes index. Bader (1868-1953) was a "Hebrew and Yiddish journalist and writer. Bader, who was born in Cracow, taught there after attending rabbinical seminaries outside Galicia. From 1893 until 1912 he lived in Lvov, where in 1904 he founded the first Yiddish daily in Galicia, the Togblat, and contributed regularly to Ha-Maggid and other Hebrew papers. From 1896 to 1912 he published and edited the Yidisher Folkskalender, a popular Galician literary almanac. He translated Genesis into Polish and published Hebrew language textbooks. His anthologies, Leket Perahim and Zer Perahim, helped to popularize Hebrew literature and in 1896 he edited the fifth volume of the literary miscellany Ozar ha-Sifrut. From 1896 to 1912 he produced the Lukhes annuals in Yiddish, and from 1903 04 a parallel Hebrew annual miscellany, Hermon. In 1912 Bader settled in New York, where he contributed to the Togblat and the Jewish Morning Journal. Of his Yiddish plays, the most successful was Dem Rebens Nign, produced in 1919. His writings include: Helkat Mehokek, a life of Jesus; Medinah va-Hakhameha, a lexicon of Galician Jewish cultural figures; and Mafte ahe le-Rashei Tevot , a dictionary of talmudic abbreviations; Jewish Spiritual Heroes; and his memoirs, Mayne Zikhroynes" (Kressel in EJ, 2007) . Light wear to edges of dustjacket. Very good condition. (Heb-16-11) Ava, spec4, rab8. Bookseller Inventory # 26707

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Publisher: Northvale, N. J. , Jason Aronson

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

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