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From the Land of Sheba: Tales of the Jews of Yemen

By Goitein, S. D.

NY: Schocken Books. Very Good. 1973. Revised Edition. Softcover. 0805205438 . xi,142 pages. Bibliography. A collection of life stories and tales with a fusion of the traditions of Judaism with the folklore perspective of the peoples of the East. .

$10.00

After the Holocaust:  Jewish Survivors in Germany after 1945
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After the Holocaust: Jewish Survivors in Germany after 1945

By Kolinsky, Eva

London: Pimlico. Near Fine. 2004. First Printing. Softcover. 1844133176 . xv, 288 pages. Black and white map and photos, appendix, glossary, list of archives, notes, and index. Dr. Kolinsky uses first-hand testimonies to help document the struggle of German Jews after World War II and to show how the populations remained split even after liberation in their mutual efforts to rebuild their lives. .

$15.00

Magic of the Ordinary:  Rediscovering the Shamanic in Judaism
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Magic of the Ordinary: Rediscovering the Shamanic in Judaism

By Winkler, Gershon

Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. Very Good. 2003. First Printing. Softcover. 1556434448 . xxiii, 238 pages. Notes and index. A rediscovery of the paganistic and pantheistic mysteries of Judaism relating to the magical and physical universe. .

$10.00

How Do You Spell Chanukah? :  A General-Purpose Romanization of Hebrew for  Speakers of English
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How Do You Spell Chanukah? : A General-Purpose Romanization of Hebrew for Speakers of English

By Weinberg, Werner

Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press. Near Fine. 1976. First Printing. Softcover. 0878209034 . A general purpose Romanization system useful to laymen and scholars wherever philological fine points are not in question and where reconversion to Hebrew is not called for. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 60 pages .

$15.00

On the Art of the Kabbalah
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On the Art of the Kabbalah

By Reuchlin, Johann

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Near Fine; Remainder mark on page bottoms.. 1993. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0803289464 . xxix, 376 pages. Proper names appearing in the translation section and notes. A study in Jewish mysticism focusing on messianism and the relation of the Pythagorean system to the Kabbalah. .

$17.00

The History and Religion of Israel
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The History and Religion of Israel

By Anderson, G. W.

London: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pencil eraser mark on ffep. Jacket . lightly toned.. 1966. First Printing. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding. xi, 210 pages. Black and white maps and illustrations, tables, and indexes. A chronological presentation of the interplay of geographical, military, social, and religious factors that influenced the developing life of Israel over the centuries. Volume 1 in the publishers The New Clarion Bible series. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$12.00

Jewish Minters & Medalists
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Jewish Minters & Medalists

By Friedenberg, Daniel M.

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and has large tear at spine.. 1976. Hardcover. 0827600666 . Black cloth. Many illustrations. "The first part of the volume deals with the role of the Jewish moneyers, minters, and mint masters in medieval Europe and under the rule of Islam. The second part takes up the story of Jewish medalists from the eighteenth century to present times, and includes the work of such prominent contemporary American Jewish sculptors as Chaim Gross, Jacques Lipschitz, William Zorach, and Leonard Baskin." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 131 pages .

$25.00

The Talmud
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The Talmud

By Darmesteter, Arsene

Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners worn.. 1897. Hardcover. Translated from the French by Henrietta Szold. Cloth-backed printed boards. ; Special Series No. 4; 97 pages .

$30.00

The Artists of Terezin
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The Artists of Terezin

By Green, Gerald

NY: Hawthorn Books, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly edgeworn.. 1978. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0801504201 . Decorative off-white cloth binding. ix, 191 pp. 100+ illustrations by artists who were inmates at Terezin Concentration Camp in Czechoslovakia during World War II. .

$10.00

Leon Gordon:  An Appreciation
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Leon Gordon: An Appreciation

By Rhine, Abraham Benedict

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned.. 1910. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Photo frontispiece of Leon Gordon (born Judah Leib Gordon) , a 19th century Lithuanian Jewish poet. Index. ; 181 pages .

$15.00

Zionism
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Zionism

By Gottheil, Richard

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1914. Hardcover. Index, notes, photos. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. ; 258 pages .

$20.00

Danzig 1939:  Treasures of a Destroyed Community
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Danzig 1939: Treasures of a Destroyed Community

Detroit: Wayne State University Press for the Jewish Museum. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1980. Softcover. 081431662x . Preface by Joy Ungerleider-Mayerson. Essays by Gunter Grass, Gershon C. Bacon, Joseph Gutmann and Elizabeth Cats. Catalogue by Vivian B. Mann and Joseph Gutmann. Many photos and illustrations, including some in color. A catalog to accompany an exhibition of ceremonial objects, books, tapestries, decorative arts, and memorabilia that were sold by elders of the Jewish community of Danzig in 1939 to finance emigration of Jews. Includes a checklist of other Danzig objects not included in the exhibition. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 142 pages .

$20.00

Not for Myself Alone: Celebrating Jewish-American Writers, October 21,  2001-April 21, 2002 From the Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of  Jewish-American Writers
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Not for Myself Alone: Celebrating Jewish-American Writers, October 21, 2001-April 21, 2002 From the Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of Jewish-American Writers

Princeton University Library. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers very lightly soiled and scuffed.. 2002. Softcover. Issue 68 of Exhibition catalogues, Princeton University Library. Pictorial stapled wraps. Describes 19th century Yiddish theater, poetry, and fiction, and 20th century Jewish-American novelists, film/theater writers, essayists and poets. Endnotes. Several illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages .

$35.00

The Essential Klezmer : a Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul  Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde
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The Essential Klezmer : a Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde

By Rogovoy, Seth

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Ex-senior center library copy with stamp on . front free endpaper.. 2000. First Printing. Softcover. 1565122445 . Index, bibliography, discography, glossary, appendices. Many photographs. Many references to the jazz influences on klezmer music, both during the Big Band era and in the more recent klezmer revival. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 281 pages .

$12.00

The Terezin Ghetto

By Chladkova, Ludmila

Terezin Memorial. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2005. Softcover. 8086758192 . Many photos. A short history of the Terezin fortress in Czechoslovakia, later turned into a Jewish ghetto and prison by the Nazis. ; 55 pages .

$4.20

The Greatest Gift: A Fantasy
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The Greatest Gift: A Fantasy

By Pilchik, Ely E.

NY: Bloch Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn.. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with gilt letters stamped on front boards and spine. Library of Congress number 65-19981. Presentation copy with Passover greeting laid in. "This fantasy has been woven of Hebrew and Jewish folklore and threads from modern civilization. It is intended as a play for children (ages 10 to 16)." (from front jacket flap). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author .

$17.00

The Life of Gluckel of Hameln, 1646-1724, Written By Herself
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The Life of Gluckel of Hameln, 1646-1724, Written By Herself

By Segal, Gluckel; Zion-Abrahams, Beth (editor)

NY: Thomas Yoseloff. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered.. 1963. First American Edition. Hardcover. Yellow cloth binding. Index, illustrations. An autobiography by Gluckel, widow of Chaim Segal of Hameln, Germany. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages .

$18.00

A Vanished World
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A Vanished World

By Vishniac, Roman

NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly wrinkled and rubbed.. 1984. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0374282471 . Foreword by Elie Wiesel. Signed "Roman Edith Vishniac" on front flyleaf. Edith was Vishniac's wife. 179 photo reproductions. This book represents but a fraction of the photographs of Jewish village life which Vishniac took on various trips to Ruthenia, Poland, Czechoslovakia and other parts of Eastern Europe in the 1930s. Vishniac sewed many of the negatives in the lining of his clothes when he came to the US in 1940, and others were safeguarded by his father while in hiding in France during World War II. Vishniac died in 1990. Ev; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 179 pages; Signed by Author .

$150.00

Moments of Reprieve
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Moments of Reprieve

By Levi, Primo

NY: Summit Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed and wrinkled.. 1986. First American Edition. Hardcover. 9780671605353 . Translated from the Italian by Ruth Feldman. Levi was an Italian chemist of Jewish faith who was imprisoned in Auschwitz and later wrote several non-fiction and fictional accounts based on his experiences. This book contains sketches of some of his prison mates and jailers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 172 pages .

$5.40

Final Journey:  The Fate of the Jews in Nazi Europe
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Final Journey: The Fate of the Jews in Nazi Europe

By Gilbert, Martin

NY: Smithmark. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed, else a clean, tight . copy.. 1980. Hardcover. 083173325x . Index, many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages .

$4.80

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