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Ozar Midrashim: A Library of Two Hundred Minor Midrashim/ Ozar Midrashim: Beit 'Eked le-ma'atayyim Midrashim ketanim ve-Agadot ve-Ma'asiyyot. Be-seder Alpha-Beiti1) Volume I: Aleph - Lamed2) Volume II: Mem - Tav

Eisenstein, J. D. [Jehuda David]

Published by Reznik, Menschel & Co, New York, 1928
Condition: vg Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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2 volumes in one. Pebbled black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated title page of original 1915-edition to each volume, in addition to English and Hebrew title page of this edition, facing each other. Collection of Midrashim, in alphabetical order [according to the Hebrew alphabet a.k.a. aleph-beit]. Midrash (plural midrashim) is a Hebrew word referring to a method of exegesis of a Biblical text. The term "midrash" can also refer to a compilation of Midrashic teachings, in the form of legal, exegetical or homiletical commentaries on the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). Minor age wear to binding, minor browning to pages. Overall clean and tight. In Hebrew. Complete in 2 volumes (in 1). Very good condition. Julius (Judah David) Eisenstein was a late 19th and early 20th century Polish-American Jewish scholar. He established America's first society for the Hebrew language, the Shocharei Sfat Ever (Merchants of the Hebrew Language) and was also the first to translate into Hebrew and Yiddish the Constitution of the United States. He is best known for his series of Ozar anthologies on various topics relating to the Bible, Talmud and Jewish history. In addition to this, he authored over 150 articles for the Jewish encyclopedia. Bookseller Inventory # 17589

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Title: Ozar Midrashim: A Library of Two Hundred ...

Publisher: Reznik, Menschel & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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