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Great Jews since Bible times : for young people / by Elma Ehrlich Levinger.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Levinger, Elma Ehrlich, 1887-1958.
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
New York : Behrman House, ©1932.
Format/Description:
Book
160 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Subjects:
Jews -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews.
Childrens subjects:
Jews -- Biography.
Local subjects:
Jews -- Biography.
Jews -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Summary:
Book of stories relating to the great names of post-Biblical Jewish history.
Contents:
Hillel, the poor student
Herod, the builder of the Temple
The wicked emperor and the good philosopher
The pen and the sword
The burning torch
Akiba the peaceful soldier
Bar Cochba, the son of a star
The rabbi and the emperor
The boy from Egypt
Four rabbis who went to Spain
The far away kingdom
How Rashi saved his people
Pilgrims to Palestine
At the gates of Jerusalem
The happy traveler
Moses Maimonides, the good doctor
How Nachmanides found the palace of the king
A friend at court
The wandering people
How three ships left Spain
The Jews come back to England
The man who made spectacles
The Turkish Messiah
The joy of the Torah
The boy who became the master of the name
To seek his fortune
The man who gave everything
The city which was never built
Judah Touro, the man who was everybody's friend
In far Brazil
The lamp beside the door
In an English garden
An American rabbi
The story of a dream that came true
The son of his people.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by the Board of Governors of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth.
Penn Provenance:
Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (donor)
Contributor:
Library of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
11239811
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