Winner's Unlimited - No. 097

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Posters & Periodicals, Postcards, Maps, Zionism, numismatics.

January 31, 2017
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Jewish Encyclopedia published by Societe des Editions Historiques juives d'egypte. Egypt, 1946. French. Only edition. 

Popular encyclopedia in one volume published in Egypt after the Holocaust. It refers to important events preceding its publication, such as Hitler's death machine. Includes entries regarding the differences in customs and dress between the Sephardim and Ashkenazim along with biographies regarding various personalities, including Herzl and twenty additional Zionist leaders. In general, there were no known Jewish encyclopedias published in Egypt.

97 pages, 20 cm.

Not listed bibliographically.

Fine condition.

Category
Eretz Israel & Zionism