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Author:    Rivkind,Isaac

Title:   The Fight Against Gambling Among Jews - A Study of Five Centuries of Jewish Poetry and Cultural History

Condition:   Covers slight soiling; corners bumped; top & bot of spine pulled

Book Condition:   Very good-

Comments:   In Yiddish. Table of contents in English. Indices.

Publisher:   NY Yivo 1946

Pages:   218

Illustrated:   Illus

Item #:   012948

Der kamf kegn azartshpiln bay Yidn. A Shtudye in finf hundert yor Yidishe po'ezye un kultur-geshikhte. Uncovers many games & ditties that had to do with games of chance & reveals that the life of our forebears had also a lighter side. Draws attention as well to the strong words of condemnation regarding the widespread practice of card-playing, which are found in mussar & ethical admonition.

Yiddish Judaica

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