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Tractate Admonim. Tel Aviv, 1923. An Anti-Communist Satire

The Admonim [Red] tractate from the Bolshevik Talmud. With the perush"a and old and sleepy Tosefot and novaelle of the Maharsha and more, by Avshalom Bar Daroma. Tel Aviv, 1923.

A biting and wttiy anti-Communist satirical work. Written in the style of the Babylonian Talmud with 'commentaries' around the text: "Rasha", "Old and Sleepy Tosefot", Novaelle of Maharasha", "Or Tura" and "Mesirat HaSus" instead of Rashi, Tosefot, Maharsha, Torah Or and Mesoret Hashas. "Our Rabbis taught us: There are six hundred thousand Communists in Russia. Ten of them are crazy...ten out of a hundred are fools who believe anything. And the rest - thieves and robbers... one who sees red people in a dream should expect searches, theft and bloodshed...".

Avshalom Bar Daroma is the pen name of Avshalom Shlomo Melamed, the author of 'Masechet Socharim' and the autobiography 'Chaim Kmo She'hem'.

Title page cover, back binding is missing.

Fine condition.