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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
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
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Certainly the most notable content is the rather inconspicuous item on page 5 wherein President Lincoln rescinded Grant's General Order 11 to expel all Jews from his military district of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi.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
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.
Other news, sports and ad... See More
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, 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
* 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
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
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
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
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1948
* First Arab-Israeli War cease-fire
* The War of independence
* Israel - Palestinians
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
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 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
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
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
THE NEW YORK HERALD, 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
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
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
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 4, 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
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 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.
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
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 3, 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
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
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
* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
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
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 1, 1948
* 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
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
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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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
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
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 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
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Over three pages are taken up with a report on Moses from the Bible as he relates to beliefs among the Jews
* 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
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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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
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 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
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