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The Sabbath-School Hymnal
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Ninth edition revised and enlarged (i.e. 10th). 348 pp., 202:135 mm., wide margins, stamps, use staining. A good copy in need of binding. Rare - no copy in major collections.
Musical scores and accompanying text for various synagogue songs and hymns. Majority of text are English songs with occasional Hebrew. Isaac S. Moses was born Dec. 8, 1847, at Santomischel, Posen. He was educated at Santomischel, Gleiwitz, and Breslau. The rabbinical diploma was conferred upon him by R. Salomon Rosenthal (Jaroczyn) and Dr. Bernhard Felsenthal (Chicago). He went to America and became rabbi successively at Quincy, Ill. (1879), Milwaukee, Wis. (1879-88), Chicago, Ill. (1888-1900), and New York city, Congregation Ahawath Chesed (in 1901). He published the following works: "The Pentateuch" (1881); "The Historical Books of the Bible" (1884); "The Ethics of the Hebrew Scriptures" (1889); "The Sabbath School Hymnal" (1894 and 1904); and "Hymns for Jewish Worship" (1904). He edited "Der Zeitgeist" (Milwaukee) from 1880 to 1882, and the "Tefillah le-Mosheh" (1886) and the "Union Prayer-Book" (1892). His published sermons include "Man and Humanity" (1886), "The Message of the Age" (1890), and "On the Heights" (1892).
Wachs 815 (records 1 copy only); American Jewish Year Book, 1903-4; JE
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English, some Hebrew
Kind of Judaica