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Lot #    12732
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 1:10:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Warum? die alte Lehre im Lichte neuer
Title (Hebrew)    Katastrophen--Juden, erwachet!
Author    [Only Ed. - Zionism] R. Dr. Leopold Kahn
City    [Vienna]
Publisher    Industrie
Publication Date    [1906?]
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 15 pp., 226:148 mm., nice margins, usual age staining. A good copy bound in the original title paper wrappers, rubbed.
   The title translates as " Why? the old theory in the light of new disasters -- to Jews, awake!"

A work on Zionism by R. Dr. Leopold Kahn, (1859-1909), a Rabbi from Wien. He made a speech at the Zionist Congress in Basel in July, 1898 where he stated that the "Jews will never be assimilated and will never adopt the customs or morals of strangers. The Jew will remain a Jew under all circumstances."

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Austria
Other:    Zionism
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica