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Lot #    14184
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:02:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Proceedings of the Kattowitz Conference
Title (Hebrew)    אספת קטוביץ
Author    [Only Ed. - Zionism] Loebel Taubes
City    Vienna
Publisher    Adrea
Publication Date    1919
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 31, [1] pp., plus title wrappers, 190:121 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in the original title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Loebel Taubes (Aryeh Loeb b. Isaac Issachar) (1863–1933), pioneer Galician Zionist. Born in Bendery, Bessarabia, Taubes was raised in Galicia, where his father was the rabbi of Otynya. His Zionist activities began at the end of the 1880s, and in 1890 he began publishing the first Yiddish newspapers in Galicia (Di Yidishe Folkstsaytung, and later Der Folksfraynd, first in Kolomiyyo and then in Czernowitz). He was one of the first to fight for the Austrian government's recognition of Yiddish as the spoken language of the Jews of Galicia. For decades Taubes was the best known Zionist propagandist in Galicia and Austria, where his speeches in hundreds of towns and villages attracted mass audiences and did much to spread Zionism, especially among Orthodox circles. He was closely associated with Herzl and published a Yiddish translation of Der Judenstaat (1897). He was one of the initiators of the Conference for the Yiddish Language and Culture, which met in Czernowitz in 1908. He lived in Kolomiyyo, in Czernowitz, and from 1914 in Vienna. In 1920 Taubes published the Hebrew version of the proceedings of the Kattowitz Conference and his memoirs, and in 1928 he brought out a book on talmudic motifs in Yiddish proverbs.
          
Paragraph 2    הראשונה לחובבי ציון בשנת התרמ"ה. הוצאה חדשה על-ידי ליבל טויבש ...
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0134157; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Austria
  
Subject
Other:    Zionism
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica