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Quartets card game - Judaism, Zionism, Eretz Israel. Buenos Aires, 1950s

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Estampas Judias, Cuarteto Instructivo - Playing Cards for Children - "Quartets" on Jewish, Zionist, and Eretz Israel themes. Published by Editorial Israel S.R.L Buenos Aires, [1950s]. Illustrations by Elizabeth Bauer. Text by Irena Shelzinger. Spanish.

Playing cards for children - "Quartets". Each "quartet" is dedicate d to a different theme in the fields of Judaism, Zionism, and Eretz Israel: Gdolei Israel from the Rishonim period - Maimonides, Rabbi Yehuda Halevi, Jewish holidays, Eretz Israel, synagogues around the world (surprisingly, an illustration of the structure of the Yeshurun Synagogue in Jerusalem appears among others), figures from the Bible, Fathers of Zionism - Theodor Herzl, Max Nordau, Moshe Hess, and Yehudah Leib Pinsker, benefactors (Baron Rothschild, Baron Maurice de Hirsch, Moses Montefiore, and Adolph Cremieux), cities in Israel, the four matriarchs, and more. Each card features a black and white illustration and a short text in Spanish.

35 cards (out of 48 originally), kept in the original cardboard box with an illustration of the Prague synagogue, on which the game instructions are printed. Cards: 6X9.5 cm. Good condition.

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240. Quartets card game - Judaism, Zionism, Eretz Israel. Buenos Aires, 1950s