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Combat of Censorship

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One morning, two of the biggest book printers in Venice discover thatn they are competing for the contracts of the same lewish books.

The solution to their problem is clear... read more

ISBN 13: 9781684545766

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Cover Type Hardcover
Genre Historical Fiction
ISBN-13 9781684545766
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One morning, two of the biggest book printers in Venice discover thatn they are competing for the contracts of the same lewish books.

The solution to their problem is clear to both of them - to go tell the Pope thet
their competitor's books are illed with heresy against the Church, with hopes
that the competition's books will be burned
Both of them were successful and an order was passed to burn
all volumes of the Talmud throughout Italy. With the order set to be
fulfilled on Rosh Hashanah, the Jews of Italy are in a race againss
time to rescind the evil decree and rescue their beloved seforim
In the meantime, soldiers are scouring the country. In Venice. Padua
Mantua and Rome, Jewish homes and shuls are raided and their
seforim are gathered to be burned, among them the precious siddur
that our hero, little Eliyahu, inherited from his grandfather
Will Eliyahu succeed in recovering his siddur
before it is condemned to destruction?
Will the Jews of Ita!ย rescue their beloved seforim?
And who is "Sammy Slick, " the mysterious Gypsy boy
who befriends our heroes? Why is he helping them?
What does he really want?
All these questions and more will be answered in Batsheva Havlin's
exciting new comic-book. Combat of Censorship.
a gripping historical adventure, filled with humor, emotion
and excitement. A story of hope that conquers despair
friendship that conquers selfishness and the
struggle of the Jewish people to
rescue the holy Torah.