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Lot #    14241
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:30:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Memorandum, Sefer Hazikaron leTakanot Hevra Kedem
Title (Hebrew)    ספר-הזכרון לתקנות החברה 'קדם'
Author    Keren HaTarbut haIvrit
City    [Berlin]
Publisher    [H. Itzkowski]
Publication Date    1913
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 11, [1] pp., 245:188 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original title wrappers.
   Rules (similar to a constitution) of the organization called Kedem (which stands for the Foundation for Hebrew Culture) and also referred to as "Juedischer Kulturfonds" which was established in 1913. The directors of the organization were Menahem.M. Ussishkin (of Odessa), Dr. Hantke (of Berlin), Prof. Dr. Chaim Weitzman (of Manchester) , Dr. Shemaryahu Levin (of Haifa) , Nahum Sokolow (of Warsaw) , Avraham Podeleshevshi (of Warsaw) , Moshe Feldstein (of Warsaw) , and Dr. Yechiel Chilinov (of Moscow).

There are 7 sections. Section 2 lists 19 goals for the organization, including the first one - a renewal of the Hebrew language. Other goals include publishing books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and newspapers in the Hebrew language.

Paragraph 2    לתקנות החברה "קדם" >קרן התרבות העברית< נתאשר ע"י ממשלת אנגליא ביום 25 יולי 1913.

עם תקנות החברה.

   CD-EPI 0162447
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica