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Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 

* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services

* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* Black mourning borders

Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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A Jewish view of Jesus...

Item #668438

February 26, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871 

* Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews

* Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture

The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. ... See More  

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Lincoln recinds Grant's controversial Jewish eviction order...

Item #668364

January 05, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 5, 1863 

* Abraham Lincoln rescinds

* General Order No. 11 (1862)

* Expelling all Jews - Jewish

* Issued by Ulysses S. Grant

Certainly the most notable content is the rather inconspicuous item on page 5 wherein President Lincoln rescinded Grant's General Order 11 to expel all Jews from his military district of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. This Grant... See More  

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1949 Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement...

Item #668354

February 25, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1949

* Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement

* Mandatory Palestine - Al-Faluja

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Egypt and Israel Signs Pact; Tel Aviv Asks Entry to U.N." with subheads. More on page 2 with related map.. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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Adolph Hitler made chancellor of Germany...

Item #668187

January 31, 1933


* Adolph Hitler becomes chancellor

* Nazi Germany begins climb to total power

* First event that led to the eventual Jewish Holocaust

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER FACES FIRST THREAT IN STRIKE CALL" with subheads. Much more on page 2. Coverage on Adolph Hitler becoming the new chancellor of Germany. This was ... See More  

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Weizmann becomes the first President of Israel...

Item #668057

May 17, 1948

NEW YORK POST, May 17, 1948 

* Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st President of Israel 

* A very significant Judaica item

The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "Weizmann Accepts Israel Presidency--Huge Rally Here Hails New State" with photo of Weizmann. (see) Small archival mend along the top margin slightly affects the letter "P" in President. First rep
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Rabbi Kagan (Chofetz Chaim) death service...

Item #667928

September 24, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1933 

* Yisrael Meir Kagan (The Chofetz Chaim)

* Rabbi Kagan death memorial - Musar movement

While this issue provides a significant amount of content regarding the affairs and progress of the Nazi party on Germany, the most significant content is the page 37 memorial service report on Chofetz Chaim with a one column heading: "Chofetz Chaim Rites Pla... See More  

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Closing items on the Revolutionary War...

Item #667838
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1783  Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include  discussion on concluding events with the war in America, including: "...With respect to America, parliament had left little for ministers to do in negociating a peace with that country..." and further on i... See More  

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Possibly the 1st Jew lynched within the United States...

Item #667804

August 17, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868

* Lynching of Samuel Bierfield

* First Jew lynched in United States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica item

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK members

Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black em... See More  

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Commenting on the Maryland "Jew Bill"...

Item #667762

January 14, 1826

THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Jan. 14, 1826 

* Maryland Jew Bill becomes law

Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland.

The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to... See More  

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Arab-Israeli War cease-fire...

Item #667672

June 02, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1948

* First Arab-Israeli War cease-fire

* The War of independence

* Israel -

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ISRAEL, ARABS AGREE TO UN ARMISTICE PLEA" with subhead.

Complete in 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins and central fold generally good.... See More  

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1867 Lipman Pike in a baseball game ...

Item #667400

August 09, 1867


* Lipman Pike plays for New York Mutuals

* 1st Jewish professional baseball player

* Post Civil War reconstruction era

The back page has a lengthy report on a baseball game between the New York Mutuals and the Brooklyn Atlantics. The report mentions Lipman Pike with his name also in the box scores. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional ba... See More  

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Mordecai Noah and his new Jewish homeland in the Niagara River... Horrors of the slave trade...

Item #667233

October 01, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825  Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River.

Also within: "The slave trade is prosperous, with all its horrors...that three ... See More  

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Israel is granted United Nations membership...

Item #667138

May 12, 1949

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 12, 1949 

* Israel joins the United Nations (1st report)

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica

The front page has an article headed: "UN ADMITS ISRAEL WITH 37-12 VOTE" with subhead. (see)

Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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1867 Lipman Pike in a baseball game ...

Item #667099

May 31, 1867


* Lipman Pike plays for Irvington

* 1st Jewish professional baseball player

* Post Civil War reconstruction era

Page 5 has reporting on two baseball games with box scores, one showing "Pike" playing for the Irvington team from New Jersey. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player.

Other news and advertisements of th... See More  

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Prelude to the creation of the Jewish state...

Item #667097

May 11, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1948 

* Creating the Jewish state of Israel

* Jews - Judaica - Palestine

The top of page 19 contains an early report concerning the soon-to-be-announced statehood for Israel, headed: "Jews to Proclaim State Despite U.S." with subhead: "U.N. Assembly Held Limited to Recognizing Accomplished Facts--Questions Asked" and begins: "Despite... See More  

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Torture of the Jews in Spain...

Item #667082

October 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826  The back page includes  has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition ... See More  

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MS St. Louis...1939 Jewish refugees... Jews...

Item #667061

June 04, 1939


* German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis

* Jewish refugees to land in Cuba ?

* The Voyage of the Damned - Jews

Page 11 has a one column heading: "Cuba May Alter Laws To Allow Jews To Enter" with subhead & small related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news of the day. Com... See More  

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Daniel Frohman, a notable Jew...

Item #666772

November 02, 1893


Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Daniel Frohman" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Farewell to the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Inside has two pages taken up with bird's-eye views of the Columbian Exposition.

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Fine column headlines on Lincoln's funeral... Letter by John Wilkes Booth...

Item #666743

April 20, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot

This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES"... See More  

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1945 Jewish insurgency in Mandatory Palestine...

Item #666702

November 03, 1945


* Jewish insurgency in Mandatory Palestine

* British Army vs. Irgun & more - Jews - Zionists

The front page has a nice banner headline: "SHOWDOWN ON PALESTINE NEARING AS RIOTS SPREAD" with subhead. (see)

Incomplete issue containing the first 2 leafs (4 pages) only, loose at the spine, nice for display as such.... See More  

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Jewish Holocaust... public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #666425

July 15, 1944

NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1944 

* Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public

* Nazi-occupied Hungary & Greece exterminations

Page 3 has a one column head: "HULL AGAIN SCORES NAZI MASSACRES " "Punishment Is Certain for 'Savage Crimes' in Hungary and Greece, He Declares".

See photos for coverage on the Nazi atrocities Rare to find such reports in news... See More  

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Great Judaica item... Kristallnacht (1st night)...

Item #666327

November 10, 1938

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 10, 1938 

* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) (1st report)

* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews

On the eve of Armistice Day, Kate Smith sings Irving Berlin's God Bless America for the first time on her weekly radio show while the papers report the news of what was to become known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass".  N... See More  

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Sitting Bull's camp captured... Return to Palestine...

Item #666266
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 

* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
* Much regarding the Jews

Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull.

Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in
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1948 Cairo-Haifa train bombings...

Item #666065

March 01, 1949


* Cairo-Haifa train bombings

* 1947-1949 Palestine War

* Jewish militant group Lehi

The front page has a nice banner headline: "28 DIE IN PALESTINE BLAST" with caption: "Train Carrying Tommies Blown Up" and subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the ... See More  

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Death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy... Large Civil War map...

Item #665634

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 24, 1862 

* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews

The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 5 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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Reszo Kasztner killed... Holocaust hero ?...

Item #665433

March 16, 1957

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1957

* Rezső Kasztner shot & killed

* Rudolf Israel Kastner murdered

* Hungarian-Jewish journalist & lawyer

* Jewish Holocaust hero ? Nazi collaborator ?

Page 3 has a one column heading: "ISRAELI 'QUISLING' DEAD OF WOUNDS" with subhead: "Dr. Kastner, Branded a Nazi Collaborator, Succumbs to an Assassin's Bullets" (see)

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Young Menachem Begin In 1948...

Item #665250

November 25, 1948

NEW YORK TIMES, November 25, 1948

* Menachem Begin photo

* "The Bernadotte Truce Plan

* Israel War of Independence

Page 7 has one column headings: "IRGUN HEAD SCORES BERNADOTTE PLAN" with subhead: "Begin Dennounces It as Child of British Intrique and Calls for Complete Rejection" and a one column photo of a young Menachem Begin.

Other news, sports and ad

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Reunification of Jerusalem... Israel...

Item #664942

June 28, 1967

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 28, 1967

* Reunification of Jerusalem

* East Jerusalem

The front page has a one column heading: "Israel Annexes City of Jerusalem" (see) First report coverage on reunification of Jerusalem, establishing Israeli control over the "Old City".

Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Emil G. Hirsch death... reform Judaism rabbi...

Item #664875

January 08, 1923


* Emil G. Hirsch death

* Reform Judaism Rabbi

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica

* Best title to be had ?

The front page has a great banner headline: "DR. EMIL G. HIRSCH DEAD" with subheads. (See) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 6 with related photo. Great to have from city where he lived and died. Very rare as such.

Complete... See More  

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Arab-Israeli War for liberation... State of Israel recognized...

Item #664862

May 20, 1948


* United States, Russia & others recognizing Israel

* Arab-Israeli War for liberation beginning

* Battle for Jerusalem - Israel

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "All-Out Battle Batters Jerusalem, Perils Mosques and Synagogues" with various subheads and related photo. (see) The United States & Russia ... See More  

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Fascist Italy announces its 1st anti-Jewish laws...

Item #664853

September 02, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1938

* Italian Racial Laws announced 

* Anti-Jewish - Jews expelled

* Fascist Italy - Pre-World War II

The front page has a one column heading: "ITALY EXILES JEWS ENTERING SINCE '19" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Fascist Italy announcing its first anti-Jewish laws. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this... See More  

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Early work on creating a Jewish homeland...

Item #664770

November 17, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 17, 1938 

* Search for a Jewish homeland

The front page has: "British Ministers Approve Opening Colonies to Jews; Financial Aid Sought Here" with subheads including: "Quick Action Seen" "Officials Denounce Nazis" "Jews Fear New 'Spontaneous' Outbreak--German Protestants Pray for Them" and more. This was early work on c... See More  

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Mendoza & boxing as "a disgrace of society"...

Item #664692

February 02, 1790

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 

* Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew

The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their ende... See More  

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Jewish Holocaust becomes a public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #664525

April 05, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1943 

* Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public 

* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations 

* Help on the way ?

This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 14: "JEWISH CONGRESS ASKS AID IN EUROPE", "Chicago Division to Push Succor Programs for the 5,000,000 Jews There" and more (see photos). See photos fo... See More  

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Peace in the Middle East: Israel & Egypt sign a treaty...

Item #664469

March 26, 1979

DAILY NEWS, New York, March 26, 1979 

* Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty signing (day of)

* Anwar El Sadat & Menachem Begin

The ftpg. is dominated by a huge: "PEACE - Israel, Egypt Signing Due Today" with a photo of Egypt's President Sadat and Prime Minister Begin of Israel.

Pages 2 & 3 have a banner head: "What's That Funny Feeling? It's Peace!" with... See More  

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Arab riots of 1929... attacks on Jews...

Item #664456

September 02, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1929 

* More on the Safed Massacre

* Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ARAB ATTACKS CONTINUE; MILLIONS NEAR REVOLT, MOSLEM CHIEFTAIN WARNS" with subheads. (see)

Sixteen pages, light toning and some wear t the margins, should be handled with care.... See More  

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The Jew Bill... Jefferson, Adams & Madison lend their support...

Item #664416

February 20, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER with the "Supplement To Volume XV", Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 20, 1819 

* The Jew Bill - president's support

* Equal rights for Jews - voting

Certainly the best content in this issue is in the lengthy "Supplement" to the volume, with an article headed: "Legislature Of Maryland - The Jew Bill--From A Correspondent" which takes... See More  

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Yiddishkeit and revolution...

Bob Dylan returns with The Band for a two-month tour...

Item #664310

January 10, 1974

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, January 10, 1974

After taking an 8-year hiatus from touring, Bob Dylan came out of his unofficial touring retirement to team up with The Band for a two-month tour. This issue features a lengthy review of his premier performance which took place in Chicago: "Bob Dylan's opening night - Most Likely he'll go his way."

. A few mon... See More  

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New colony of Georgia... re: Franklin's lightning rod... Judaica...

Item #664269
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1756  Regarding America... There is an article near the front: "Account of American Affairs", which is continued from a previous issue & includes talk on "New Forts in America". There is also a detailed account of Oglethorpe's English colony at Georgia, now 22 yrs. old & still suffering from "want of inhabitan... See More  

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Map of Guadaloupe...

Item #664245
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759  Within this issue is a nice full page map titled: "A New and Accurate Map of the Isles of Guadloupe, Marie-Galante, etc. from the Best Authorities" which shows much detail & is in nice condition. This is a full page map measuring 5 by 8 1/4 inches and is accompanied by 2 related articles titled: "Articles of Capitulation bet... See More  

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Map of Guadeloupe...

Item #664244
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759  Within this issue is a nice full page map titled: "A New and Accurate Map of the Isles of Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante, etc. from the Best Authorities" which shows much detail & is in nice condition. This is a full page map measuring 5 by 8 1/4 inches and is accompanied by 2 related articles titled: "Articles of Capitulation be... See More  

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Rabbi Menachem Schneerson's funeral...

Item #664200

June 13, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 1994

* Menachem Mendal Schneerson death funeral

* Orthodox Jewish rabbi - Jews - Judaica

The front page has a large photo with a one-column heading: "Famed Rabbi's Funeral Draws Thousands", with more on an inside page which include a small photo of him. Considerable details regarding his life are included. See images for details.

Other news of the ... See More  

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The Maryland "Jew Bill" is finally passed...

Item #664184

March 19, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825 

* Maryland Jew Bill becomes passes

The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825.

The text of the bill includes: "Be ... See More  

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Plate of a perpetual motion machine...

Item #663980
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1751 There is a very interesting & large foldout plate of: "A Self-Moving Wheel", being a perpetual motion machine. This plate folds out to measure 9 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches and is in very nice condition (with a related article).

Over three pages are taken up with a report on Moses from the Bible as he relates to beliefs among the Jews
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Ulysses S. Grant clarifies his infamous "Jew Order"....

Item #663858

November 30, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1868 

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* General Order No. 11 - Jews

Page 5 has a very significant Judaica item headed: "Letter From General Grant on the Hebrew Question." 

This relates to Ulysses S. Grant's General Order #11 from during the Civil War, known as the infamous "Jew Order". A website has further details on Grant
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Russia recognizes Israel as a new state...

Item #663836

May 18, 1948

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 18, 1948  The front page has a two column head: "Jews Say Acre Surrenders, 500 Arab Troops Drown" with notable text that includes: "Russia recognized Israel...".

History would show Russia to be the first major power to formally recognize Israeli statehood.

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Jewish State... Bob Feller's no-hitter.....

Item #663827

May 01, 1946

NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1946 

* Bob Feller no-hitter at Yankee Stadium

* Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball

* Jewish Statehood sought

The front page has a three column headline: "JOINT PALESTINE BODY BARS A JEWISH STATE, BUT URGES ENTRY OF 100,000 REFUGEES" with subheads.

Page 34 has one column heads which include: "FELLER TOPS YANKS WITH NO-HITTER, 1-0" "Six Re... See More  

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Dr. Goebbels gives ten reasons to hate Jews...

Item #663812

November 15, 1941


* Joseph Goebbels - propaganda minister

* Top ten reasons to hate Jews - Jewish

Although the banner headline: "JAPAN SPEEDS WAR MOVES" is interesting, as it was just 3 weeks before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, perhaps the most intriguing article appears a bit inconspicuously on page 3 with one column headline: "Goebbels Tells Germans Ho... See More  

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Leo Frank's death sentence is commuted by the governor... the angry mob...

Item #663759

June 22, 1915

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1915 

* Leo Frank's death sentence commuted

* Mob starts to form

The Leo Frank case has become well known in American history for several reasons, not the least of which being the several film and television depictions of the trial, but also because Frank was a Jewish-American businessman, his case turning the spotlight on antisemitism in the United St... See More  

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