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
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.