THE HISTORY OF ORTHODOX JEWRY IN GERMANY

Schwab, Hermann

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Original Cloth. 8vo. 159 pages. 22 cm. First edition. Translated by Irene R. Birnbaum. With frontispiece portrait and four leaves of plates. Details the controversies and discussions from Mendelssohn, Hirsch, Hildesheimer, Rosenheim, until Agudas Yisroel. Hermann Schwab (18791962) , was a "German journalist and historical writer. In his native Frankfurt Schwab joined the school of the Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft. He was employed from 1902 to 1927 in the metal enterprises of Aron Hirsch near Berlin and in Halberstadt. He also worked as a journalist for the Frankfurter Zeitung, the Vossische Zeitung and other newspapers, was editor of the Juedischer Volksschriftenverlag, and author of Orthodox children's books. A supporter of Agudat Israel and its founder, Jacob Rosenheim, Schwab organized its war orphans' fund during World War I, which established a number of orphanages in Poland. From 1927 he ran a press service in Berlin which he continued after emigrating to England in 1934. In London, he became president of the Golders Green Beth Hamidrash. " - 2008 EJ. Rabbi Alex Weisfogel's copy and then David Kranzler's copy, with his notes in margins. Subjects: Jews - Germany. Jews. Germany. Missing jacket. Light foxing to endpage. Some highlighting throughout, otherwise fresh. Good - condition. (GER-44-23). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE HISTORY OF ORTHODOX JEWRY IN GERMANY
Publisher: London, Mitre Press
Publication Date: 1950
Binding: Hardcover

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SCHWAB, Hermann, Irene R. Birnbaum (Trans).
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Book Description The Mitre Press, London, Great Britain, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Several black and white photographs. First Edition (Unstated). 159 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. Top of spine is missing. JUDAISM. The achievements if German Jewry in the realm of Hebrew religious culture were clouded b the assimilationist Movement released by the Emancipation. In their more extreme manifestations, these Movements aimed at the extinction of Hebrew tradition and final abandonment of Jewish identity. Largely as an antithesis to these tendencies, a militant "Orthodoxy" arose among German Jewry, determined to uphold the ancient Hebrew laws and to fight for an enlightened but uncompromising Judaism. Hermann Schwab's history deals with the period from the 1830s up to the time of the annihilation of the Jewish community in Germany. Translated into English from the German by Irene R. BirnbaumIncludes an Index. Bookseller Inventory # 005894

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Book Description London: The Mitre Press., 1950. Hardcover. 8vo. 159 pages. Illustrated. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : Jews Germany. "In his native Frankfort Schwab early came under the influence of S. R. Hirsch. He was employed for many years in the Hirsch metal enterprises near Berlin, and in Halberstadt. From 1927 he ran a press service in Berlin which he continued after emigrating to England in 1934. A supporter of Agudat Israel and its founder, Jacob Rosenheim, Schwab during World War I organized its war orphans' fund, which established a number of orphanages in Poland. In London, he became president of the Golders Green Beth Hamidrash. "(EJ) Ex library, spine faded, very good condition. (MX-10-5). Bookseller Inventory # 19368

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Book Description The Mitre Press, London, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition (Unstated).. 159 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. Top of spine is missing. JUDAISM. The achievements if German Jewry in the realm of Hebrew religious culture were clouded b the assimilationist Movement released by the Emancipation. In their more extreme manifestations, these Movements aimed at the extinction of Hebrew tradition and final abandonment of Jewish identity. Largely as an antithesis to these tendencies, a militant "Orthodoxy" arose among German Jewry, determined to uphold the ancient Hebrew laws and to fight for an enlightened but uncompromising Judaism. Hermann Schwab's history deals with the period from the 1830s up to the time of the annihilation of the Jewish community in Germany. Translated into English from the German by Irene R. BirnbaumIncludes an Index. (Key Words: Judaica, Orthodox Jews, Judaism, Hermann Schwab, German Jewry, Esriel Hildesheimer, Samson Raphael Hirsch, Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany, Irene R. Birnbaum). book. Bookseller Inventory # 67164X1

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