Edition Peter Freund

Peter Freund founded the Edition Dr. Peter Freund as a one-man business in Palestine in 1941. He printed small editions (100-200 copies) of mostly German-language books. Overall, he published about 50 books, most of them the size of a brochure.

Freund was the son of the famous Rabbi Dr. Ismar Freund and was trained as a rabbi. He immigrated to Palestine in 1935.

Resources

  • Fischer, Ernst. Verleger, Buchhändler und Antiquare aus Deutschland und Oesterreich in der Emigration nach 1933. Stuttgart: Verband Deutscher Antiquare, 2011.
  • Zabel, Hermann, ed. Stimmen aus Jerusalem: Zur deutschen Sprache und Literatur in Palästina/Israel. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2006.
Location: Jerusalem
Period: 1941-at least 1949
Publisher(s): Peter Freund (1906, Berlin - 1982?, Jerusalem)
Author(s): Meir Fraenkel, Walter Benjamin Goldstein, Walter Jablonski, Leopold Marx, Paul Muehsam, Gerson Stern, Rahel Straus, Ludwig Strauss, Willy Verkauf
Number of Titles Published: approx. 50