Book details: PALÄSTINA, 188 BILDER NEBST EINER ÜBERSICHTSKARTE UND EINER VIERSPRACHIGEN BILDBESCHREIBUNG, EINGELEITET UND HERAUSGEGEBEN
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Landauer, Georg.
PALÄSTINA, 188 BILDER NEBST EINER ÜBERSICHTSKARTE UND EINER VIERSPRACHIGEN BILDBESCHREIBUNG, EINGELEITET UND HERAUSGEGEBEN
Imprint: Berlin; Jüdische Buch-Vereinigung, 1935
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Original Cloth. 4to. XXXI, 120 pages. 26 cm. First edition. Introduction in German by Georg Landauer, followed by 188 photographs, in black and white. Lacking 12 page index and map at rear. Georg Landauer (1895–1954) , “Zionist leader, active mainly in aiding the aliyah and absorption of German Jews in Israel. Born in Cologne, Landauer was active in the Zionist youth movement Blau-Weiss and the student Zionist organization Kartell Juedischer Verbindungen. He was a founder of Ha-Po'el ha-Za'ir in Germany. In 1925 he became director of the Berlin Palestine Office and, after two visits to Palestine between 1924 and 1933, settled there in 1934. He became managing director of the Palestine Office and of the Zionist Federation in Germany (1929–33) . From 1934 to 1954 Landauer was director of the Jewish Agency Central Bureau for the Settlement of German Jews, in which his main activities were the organization of aliyah, capital transfer, agricultural settlement, Youth Aliyah , and German reparations. He was a founder of Aliyah Hadashah, a party of the Mandate period consisting mainly of German immigrants, and a member of the Va'ad Le'ummi (1941–48) . ” EJ 2008 Subjects: Palestine - Pictorial works. Index and map in facsimile. Light soiling to rear cloth. Otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (ART-23-14), Art2, zionism2, ger8. (ja)
Stock number:33474.