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

By: Rivkind,Isaac

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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.

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

Author: Rivkind,Isaac

Illustrator: Illus

Categories: Yiddish,

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

Publisher: NY, Yivo: 1946

Pages: 218

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

Book Condition: Very good-

Item #: 012948

Keywords: Yiddish Judaica