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The Tamarisk and Other Short Stories of Yithak Shenar. Edited with Vocabulary and Exercises [SIGNED]

Shenhar, Yitzhak and Milton Arfa

Published by Tarbuth Foundation Inc, New York, 1970
Condition: vg Soft cover

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12mo. XV, 282 pp. Original paper wrappers with black lettering in Hebrew and English on opposing covers, black English lettering on spine. Pp. XV in English, pp. 1-121 in Hebrew, pp. 123 - 252 consists of Hebrew and English vocabulary list, pp. 253 - 282 contains exercises for review in Hebrew. Signed in Hebrew on front endpaper by the translator and editor, Milton Arfa, who was a distinguished Rabbi, author and professor of Hebrew literature and philosophy at Yeshiva University, Herzliah Hebrew Teachers Institute, Hunter College, Hebrew Union College and New York University. As chairman of the Israel Matz Foundation, Dr. Arfa devoted himself to aiding indigent Hebrew writers, and published scholarly works of Hebrew literature and philosophy. Overall very good condition. The author of the poetry, Yithak Shenhar (1902 - 1957) was a Ukrainian born Hebrew writer who was active in the Halutz movement. After moving to Palestine in 1921, he published his first poetry in 1924 and held a number of manual labor jobs before his literary career took off. He wrote short stories and poems about the life of Jews in Eastern Europe and in Palestine. Bookseller Inventory # 20489

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Title: The Tamarisk and Other Short Stories of ...

Publisher: Tarbuth Foundation Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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