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Lot #    16361
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 10:35:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Gelegenheitspredigten
Author    [Only Ed.] Michael Silberstein
City    Breslau
Publication Date    1870
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [6], 192, [1] pp., 194:120 mm., light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later boards, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   Michael Silberstein, German rabbi; born at Witzenhausen, Hesse-Nassau, Nov. 21, 1834; educated in his native town, in Hanover, at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau (rabbi, 1859), and at the University of Berlin (Ph.D. 1860). He was successively rabbi at Lyck, East Prussia (1860-68); Buttenhausen, Württemberg (1868-74); and Mühringen (1874-84); since 1884 he has officiated at Wiesbaden. He was a member of the Württemberg assembly of delegates which met in 1869 for the purpose of drafting a new law for the Jewish communities of that kingdom.

Of Silberstein's works the following may be mentioned: "Gelegenheitspredigten" (Breslau, 1870); "Moses Mendelssohn" (Esslingen, 1872); "Die Sociale Frage und die Mosaische Gesetzgebung" (ib. 1873); "Unsere Alliancen" (ib. 1883); "Gabriel Riesser" (Wiesbaden, 1886); "Leitfaden für den Israelitischen Religionsunterricht" (ib. 1889); "Einleitende Ideen zur Geschichte der Juden und des Judentums" (ib. 1891); "Die Israelitische Religionsschule in Ihrer Geschichtlichen Entwickelung" (ib. 1891); and "Wolf Breidenbach und die Aufhebung des Leibzolls in Deutschland" (ib. 1891). He has written also several articles for the Jewish as well as for the general press.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica