Haggadah shel Pessah, Tel Aviv 1948 (50072)

הגדה של פסח - Haggadah - Holocaust

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Lot Number: 50072
Title (English): Haggadah Shel Pesah
Title (Hebrew): הגדה של פסח
Note: Holocaust - Haggadah
Author: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
City: Tel Aviv
Publisher: יבנה
Publication Date: 1948
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Description

Physical Description

[1], 32, [1] pp., octavo, 220:120 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in the original title-wrappers.

Printed for Holocaust survivors in the DP camps.

 

Detail Description

Printed in Tel Aviv for the use of Holocaust survivors in the American liberation camps in Germany. During the Holocaust, European Jewry was pushed to the brink of annihilation by Nazi Germany. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee was the main financial benefactor towards Jewish emigration from Europe and rescue attempts of Jews from Nazi-controlled territories. From the outbreak of World War II through 1944, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee made it possible for more than 81,000 Jews to emigrate out of Nazi-occupied Europe to safety. JDC also smuggled aid to Jewish prisoners in labor camps and helped finance the Polish Jewish underground in preparations for the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto revolt. In addition, JDC was a major channel keeping American Jewish leaders informed—often in detail—about the holocaust.

 

Hebrew Description

 . הודפס בשביל הועד היהודי האמריקאי המאוחד לסיוע <ג’וינט>...

שער-מעטפת.

 

References

Yudlov 4109; Yaari 2370?; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000187706