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Lot #    11080
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 2:39:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Koshet Imrei Emet ve-Shalom
Title (Hebrew)    קשט אמרי אמת ושלום
Author    [Only Ed. - Haskalah] Jacob Tugendhold
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Stanislaw Strabski
Publication Date    1844
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [6], 32, 117, XVIII pp., 195:123 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps, small hole affecting several letters in initial few pp. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Jacob Tugendhold (1794–1871), author and an early adherent of the Galician Haskalah. He was born near Cracow, Poland and graduated from the University of Breslau. In 1819 he founded a model school in Warsaw, which aroused the antagonism of the Orthodox teachers, and a year later was appointed governmental vice-censor of Hebrew books. He served as head of the governmental rabbinical seminary in Warsaw during its last years (1856–63). An author of many Polish books and pamphlets aimed at improving the lives of the Polish Jews, he also defended Judaism from hostile attacks.

Among his books are: Jerobaaf (Pol. 1831), and the leaflet Koshet Imrei Emet ve-Shalom (1844), on the attitude of Judaism toward people of other faiths. Tugendhold also wrote a Polish-Hebrew catechism titled Ben-Yakkir (1834) and translated into Polish Behinat Olam (1846) by R. Jedaiah ha-Penini, Vindiciae Judaeorum (1831) by R. Manasseh Ben Israel, in defense of the Jews against the blood libel, M. Mendelssohn's Phaedon (1842), and other books.

Added t.p.: Skazowki prawdy i zgody pod wzgledem roznicy wyznan ze starozytnych dziel hebrajskich ... zebrane, tlumaczone i uwagami powiekszone przez Jakoba Tugendhold...

          
Paragraph 2    בענין התחלקות האמונות והדתות למיניהן. אמרים מפוזרים בספרי ראשי תעודה ... קבצו העתקו וחברו יחדיו מאת יעקב טוגענדהאלד.

הסכמות: ר' חיים דודזאהן, ווארשא, ה כסליו תד"ר; ר' יהודא בכרך, ווארשא, ח"י כסליו תד"ר.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0134076; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
Other:    Haskalah
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Polish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica