Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth). n/a.
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)
Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)

Israel (Material for Political Education of German Youth)

Berlin: Senator für Jugend und Sport Berlin, 1966. First edition. Box. Box (12 x 17 x 1 1/34"). Containing a collection of 1 filmstrip, 3 vinyl records, 5 books, 14 booklets, 1 portfolio with 35 b/w photographs, 1 color poster and 4 visual aids, 11 small flyers, 2 maps, 2 cardboard panels with Israel map for die cutting, and 3 streamers with Israel flag. Original photomontage with Star of David on white paper-covered cardboard lid of box with black lettering on cover.

An extensive collection of material selected and designed by German and Israeli educators, publishers and artists to support German youth leaders and teachers with a selection of educational material about Israel and its people to inspire young Germans and increase understanding for the difficulties and tasks the young country faces. The box contains an official letter of the Senator for Youth and Sport in Berlin Kurt Neubauer and the Israeli Ambassador A. Ben-Natan, both with facsimile signatures.

Material enclosed in the educational box:

1. Ephraim Kishon's "Drehn Sie sich um, Frau Lot! Satiren aus Israel, dtv paperback edition in German. 1964. Octavo. 173 (2)pp. Color-illustrated wraps with black lettering on cover and spine. First collection of satires from Israel in two thousand years, according to the author, and therefore deserves a certain measure of respect. But then, that's not really a reason, since everything happening in Israel is happening for the first time in two thousand years.
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2. Israel Taschen-Atlas and Handbook, edited by Hermann M. Z. Meyer, Universitas-Booksellers, Jerusalem. 1965. Quarto. Unpaginated, 4 leaves of color maps at rear. Illustrated green wraps with red lettering on cover and spine. Prepared in collaboration with Michael Avi-Yonah, Professor of archaeology at the Hebrew University, Jakob K. Bentor, Professor for Geology at the Hebrew University, and Benzion Lurie. Includes chapters on geography, history, national institutions, and general information on the state of Israel. Contains geographical-historical register at rear.

3. Die Wirtschaft Israels. Aufbau-Struktur-Entwicklung by Hans Günther Meissner, Erich Schmidt Verlag. 1965. Quarto. 78 (1)pp. Original two color blue wraps with revers blue lettering on cover and spine. From the series "Aussenhandel und Weltwirtschaft (Foreign Trade and World Economy). Publications of the National Office for Foreign Trade.

4. Judentums-kunde. Eine Einführung by Hans-Joachim Gamm, List Verlag. 1964. First edition. Octavo. 170 (22)pp. Original photo-illustrated wraps with black and white lettering on cover, black on spine. A concise account of the history of the Jews beginning at its origins, their way to and in Germany, anti-Semitism in Germany and an account of the most pressing problems of the Israeli State.

5. Baumeister. Planen und Bauen in Israel (Planing and building in Israel). Special publication of the periodical "Baumeister" Issue 1, 1962. Quarto. 19 (1)pp. Original photo-illustrated wraps with black lettering on cover. Account of planning and building in the young state of Israel going beyond the strictly architectural issues. Includes contributions on Arieh Sharon, Erich Mendelsohn, Richard Kauffmann, Michael Kuhn, Isamu Noguchi (Design of the sculpture garden at the Israel National Museum). Beautifully illustrated with numerous b/w photographs, architectural plans and drawings.

6. Eleven pamphlets: Water Supply, Archaeology, Galilea, What is a Kibbutz, Emigrants, Women in Israel, Negev Desert, Education, Arabs in Israel, Agriculture in Israel, Knesset, Unions in Israel, the Israeli Defense, all in German with sixteen to fifty-five pages.

7. Israel poster (33 x 23"). Illustrated poster produced in color-offset with title Israel at top, depicting various aspects of Israeli cultural and economic life in fourteen separate sketches.

8, Eleven Information-Flyers (1-8pp.): Political Parties; The Balfour Declaration; Israels Answer to the Cairo Conference (Speech of Prime Minister Levi Eshkol in the Knesset on January 20th, 1964); Film in Israel (Ministry of Commerce and Industry); Israel Chronology; Bonn and its Role as Intermediary in the Near East (Interviews with Levi Eschkol, Abba Eban and Ben Gurion); Changes of the Political Landscape in the Middle East; Peace in the Middle East - Incentives to Invest (Basics of an Israeli Peace Plan); Planning for Four Million (by Eliezer Brutzkus, ordered by the Department of the Interior); Balancing the Budget, Housing - Plans and Problems (by David Kochav, Director of the Economic Planning Commission); Housing - Plans and Problems (by Mordecai Stern, Director at Rassco).

9. Picture Portfolio with 35 b/w photographic plates (11 x 15 3/4") and captions. The first four plates with b/w portraits and biographical information for Theodor Herzl, David Ben-Gurion, Chaim Weizmann, and Levi Eschkol. The photographs show various Israeli places of interest, e.g. the Dead Sea, the mosque in Acre, Gai Ben Hinom and other points of interest in Jerusalem, the border to Lebanon, the Negev desert, Nazareth, Eilat, the harbor of Haifa, the border to the Gaza strip, Sodom, the Caesarea amphi theater, a view of Tel Aviv, among others.

10. A filmstrip with Captions for thirty-two photographs.

11. Three portfolios containing one records each (45 RPM):
a) Religious songs, selected with commentary by Prof. Dr. S. Borris, Berlin, and Gideon Rosengarten. Contains six versions on Psalm 92 of the Old Testament and four renderings for Yom Kippur
b) Folk Music in Israel, selected with commentary as above. Including "Schalom levo Schabbat, Vayiven Usijahu, Vedavid yefe enayim," and four others.
c) National Anthem and Declaration of Independence. Record and 19 copies each of the texts of the National Anthem and Declaration of Independence in pocket at inside front cover.

12. Wir fahren nach Israel (We're Traveling to Israel); practical travel tips and advice (20pp.).

13. Two gray heavy cardboard plates, each with die cut outlines of Israel (15 3/4 x 5 1/2").

14. Four Visual Aids (16 1/2 x 23"): a) Where they came from; b) Israel and its neighbors; c) the Kibbuz and its functions; d) the Parliament and the government

15. Map of Israel in two parts 1:250,000 (37 x 26 1/2") showing the northern part in one, the southern part in the other.

16. Three streamers representing the flag of Israel (6 x 10").

17. A Small Guide to the Hebrew Language (29pp.)

18. Methodology, a thirty-one page brochure containing a table of content for the box, thematical suggestions for classes, examples for practical work with the box material, possibilities for the examination and evaluation of a trip to Israel, with bibliography at rear. Very good to fine. Item #47496

Price: $2,000.00

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