Item #2817 Allgemeine Zeitung des Judentums 1837-1838. Yehuda Ludwig Philippson.
Handwritten inscriptiob by Ludwig Philippson, Founder of the Periodical

Allgemeine Zeitung des Judentums 1837-1838

Leipzig: 1837-1838. In contemporary half leather. Volume I: issues 1-116 from the first year, May-December 1837. Volume II: issues 1-155 from the second year, January-December 1838 + issues of the literary supplement Homiletisches und Literarisches B. Stains. Stamps on title-page of volume I. Worn bindings. In good condition.

At the beginning of the first volume is a dedication signed in the hand of the periodical's founder and editor, Yehuda Ludwig Philippson, from 1838. Philippson (1811-1889) was a Reform Rabbi, writer and translator. His works include a German translation of the Bible.

Allgemeine Zeitung des Judentums, a Jewish-German periodical published from 1837 to 1922 and dedicated to subjects from the Jewish world, particularly German Jewry. The periodical's founder and editor in its first years, Ludwig Philippson, sought to deepen the Jews' historical knowledge about their own people and to address all of the fields relevant to the Jewish community. The issues address general and Jewish history, politics, religion, philology and literature. The periodical's contributors during its first years included Gabriel Riesser, Leopold Zunz, Adolf Jellinek and many others.

Price: €1,000.00

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