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Palestine Riots of 1929...

Item #672140

August 24, 1929

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut,  August 24, 1929

* Hebron Massacre (1st report)

* Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews

* Western Wailing Wall

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "18 Arabs, 11 Jews Killed in Riots About Wailing Wall at Jerusalem, 150 Are Wounded" with subhead (see). First report coverage on the Hebron massacre in Mandatory Palestine... See More  

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Shavuot begins... 1872 Jewish holiday...

Item #672037

June 13, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1872

* Shavuot - Feast of Weeks - Pentacost

* Jews - Jewish holiday - Hebrew festival

Page 4 has an article headed: "The Jewish Feast Of Pentacost" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Jews are expelled... Kentucky's Mammoth Cave...

Item #671914

August 24, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816

* Jews are expelled from Lubec

* Mammoth Caves of Kentucky described

One of the better items is a brief article headed: "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there to leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: &... See More  

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Palestine to protect the Holy Land...

Item #671654

September 30, 1947

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1947  The front page has a  one column heading "Palestinian Arabs Reject U.N. Plans; Warn Of A Battle" with subheads: "Jamal el-Husseini Threatens to Drench Holy Land With Blood in Lawful Defense" "Declares Solution Is Simple if U.S., Britain Cease Special Treatment for Zionists". Text of Arab statement is on pages 14 & 15.

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Jewish synagogue on Clinton Street...

Item #671585

May 07, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853

* Rare Jewish synagogue illustration

* Congregation Chasam Sopher

* Judaica - Jews
- Judaism

Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication.

Various illustrations with... See More  

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First boat to traverse the new Erie Canal...

Item #671464

November 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825 

* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey

Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic.

Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention ... See More  

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The Rothchild family... Virginia slaves... Texas...

Item #671417

October 08, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1836  The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief report: "Mexico and Texas" which begins: "Advices...that on the 20th, gen. Urrea issued a violent proclamation against the Texians and Americans, grounded on the supposition that the United States government had acknowledged the independence of Texas & sent troops to its assistance...&q... See More  

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First rabbi to lead prayer in Congress...

Item #671374

February 02, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1860 

* First Rabbi to lead prayer in Congress 

* Judaica - Jewish - Jews

The front page has proceedings of the first session of the "Thirty Sixth Congress" and included is a brief but very historic account about the first time the proceedings were opened with a prayer by a rabbi.

The account headed "Impressive Address To The Throne of Grac... See More  

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Louis D. Brandeis, first Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #671373

June 02, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916 

* Louis D. Brandeis takes office

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice

The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The ... See More  

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Jews in Palestine in 1947....

Item #671318

March 03, 1947

NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1947 

* Jewish insurgency in Mandatory Palestine

* Jews Judaica - Arabs - Middle East

The front page has a one column headline: "WIDE JEWISH AREAS IN PALESTINE RULED BY MARTIAL LAW" with subheads that include: "238,000 Isolated as Penalty for Refusal to Aid British in Hunting Terrorists" and more with related photo also on the front
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The Jewish Holocaust...

Item #671307

December 18, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 18, 1942 

* Jewish Holocaust becomes public throughout the World

The front page has one column headings: "11 ALLIES CONDEMN NAZI WAR ON JEWS" "United Nations Issue Joint Declaration of Protest on 'Cold-Blooded Extermination' " with text of the declaration.

Complete in 56 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high qua... See More  

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Soviets take the lead in the space race...

Item #671184

April 12, 1961


* Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut

* 1st human into outer space (1st report)

The front page accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with the headline: "RUSS ORBIT, LAND FIRST SPACEMAN" with subhead on Yuri Gagarin's historic flight.

Also ftpg. content concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against ... See More  

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Jewish artist Marc Chagall death...

Item #671152

March 29, 1985

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 29, 1985

* Marc Chagall death (1st report)

* Belarusian Jewish artist - paintings

Near the bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Chagall, Artist of Joy and Suffering, Dies" with photo of Chagall and one of his works. First report coverage continues on page 3 with another one of his works.

Complete 1st section with all 36 pages, nice condit... See More  

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

Item #671032

September 03, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1942 

* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time 

* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations 

* Terezin military fortress - Czech Republic

Page 5 has one column headings that include: "50,000 JEWS DYING IN NAZI FORTRESS" "'All Hope for Them Has Been Abandoned,' Says Spokesman for Czechs in London" and more. See image... See More  

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Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670984

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825 

* Jewish city creation

* Grand Island, New York

* Niagara River

One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and ... See More  

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First Hebrew Free School in New York City... Reconstruction...

Item #670894

June 16, 1865

 NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 

* 1st Hebrew free school in NYC

* Post Civil War reconstruction

The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Over... See More  

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Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

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

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

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Arab-Israeli War begins...

Item #670865

May 16, 1948


* Arab-Israeli War begins

* State of Israel created (day of)

The front page is mostly taken up with the headline "BOMB TEL AVIV TWICE" with the report on pages 2 & 3.

This is the day after the historic announcement of the formal creation of  the new state of Israel.

The complete 68 page issue including 16 pages of (m... See More  

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Daniel Mendoza, the famous Jewish boxer...

Item #670827

May 18, 1789


* Jewish - Jews - Judaica

Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars."

Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the Englis... See More  

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

Item #670788

March 19, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825  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 it enacted by the general assembly of Maryl... See More  

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Terrific issue on the hanging of Leo Frank...

Item #670608

August 17, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 17, 1915  Although we have offered a number of issues on the lynching of Leo Frank, this is likely the most dramatic front page account we have seen.

Those not familiar with the event, this is the story of Leo Frank, the Jewish factory superintendent in Atlanta who was found guilty of murdering a 13 year-old employee. His legal case, and lynching ... See More  

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King Ibn Saud & the Palestine situation....

Item #670600

November 21, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1945

* Ibn Saud statement

* King of Saudi Arabia

* Palestine - Jews & Arabs

Page 6 has a one column heading: "IBN SAUD CAUTIONS LONDON ON ZIONISM" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day shortly after World War II. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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Nazi atrocities told in 1946...

Item #670568

May 28, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1946 

* Jewish holocaust survivors 

* Nazi atrocities revealed 

* Post World War II 

Page 11 has one column headings: "IMMIGRANTS TELL OF NAZI TORTURES" "Group Brought to Safety Here Reveals Plans for New Life After Years of Horror" Coverage on some of the survivors of the Jewish holocaust making there way into America wi... See More  

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

Item #670384

December 04, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1942 

* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time 

* Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations

Page 11 has one column headings: "Two-Thirds Of Jews In Poland Held Slain" "Only 1,250,000 Said to Survive of 3,500,000 Once There" See images for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the... See More  

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

Item #670383

June 27, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1942

* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time

* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations

Page 5 has one column headings that include: "BIG REWARDS PAID IN HEYDRICH CASE", "Two Czechs Get 5,000,000 Crowns Each for Leading Police to Slayers", "More Executed in Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia and Poland--Jews' Toll 700,000" and more. ... See More  

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Should the U.S. boycott the 1936 Olympics?

Item #670304

December 09, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1935 

* Movement to boycott the Berlin Olympics

* Jewish Holocaust - plight of the Jews

* Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany

* Amateur Athletic Union votes for participation

There was considerable controversy in the United States preceding the 1936 Olympics as to whether the games should be boycotted due to Hitler's Nazi regime and its treatment o... See More  

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Napoleon abandons his efforts in Egypt...

Item #670147

July 27, 1799


* Rare 18th Century title

The masthead features a nice engraving. Various news from throughout England plus the back page has: "Total Defeat Of Buonaparte" which notes in part: "...from Chezar Ghazi Achmed Pacha...General Buonaparte had entirely ceased since the beginning of May to fire upon the fortress...... See More  

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Published by P. T. Barnum... View of Concord, New Hampshire...

Item #669880

January 29, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Feb. 12, 1853  Among the prints in this short-lived paper (lasted just 48 issues) are: "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ladies  Presenting the Great  Temperance Petition at Albany"  "The Seals of Jerusalem"; a nice nearly half page overview of the city of; "Concord, New Hampshire" "... See More  

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Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669878
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 

* Published by P. T. Barnum

Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller... See More  

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1945 Irma Grese captured photo...

Item #669724

April 23, 1945


* Female SS guard Irma Grese photo

* Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

* Jewish Holocaust  - exterminations - atrocities

While the front page has a nice banner headline concerning the last days before Germany would surrender, the back page has a somewhat famous photo showing Irma Grese during here capture by British troops. (see)

Other news, spor... See More  

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Surrender of Belgrade...

George Whitefield... Methodism... Hebrew customs...

Item #669527
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1739

* Historical Jewish and Christian content

* George Whitefield

* Surrender of Belgrade

One of the articles within is headed: "Continuation  of the dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages (see photos for portions). Another article ... See More  

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1873 Congregation Emanu-EL of New York...

Item #669414

December 14, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 14, 1873

* Congregation Emanu-El of New York - temple

* First reform Jewish congregation of NYC

* Rabbi Gustav Gottheil - Jews - Judaica

The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Temple Emanuel" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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First Jew appointed to a federal post...

Item #669257

June 11, 1801

THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801  It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable.

It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. T... See More  

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1869 Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year...

Item #669107

September 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869

* Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days

* Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica

Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of the Jews..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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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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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 

* Closing events in the Revolutionary War

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 p... 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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Defending the criticisms of Jews...

Item #667381

* A rare 1st edition

* Supporting criticism of the Jews

* Early report from Boston

This is just the third issue of this extremely successful magazine. Several editions of the first several issues were printed in the early 1730's, and are typically identified as such (2nd edition, 3rd edition, etc.) at the bottom of the title page. This ... 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  

* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River

* Atrocities of the Slave Trade

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 t... 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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