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Bidding Information
Lot #    19404
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 12:19:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Memorial service
Author    [Liturgy - Reform]
City    [New York]
Publisher    Congregation B'nai Jeshurun
Publication Date    1920's
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 40 pp., 207:126 mm., wide margins, crisp copy. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards. Rare - only one recorded copy; not in Wachs.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Memorial service: responsive readings, songs and hymns arranged for use in the religious service of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun (Reform).

Prayerbook for deceased relatives on their day of death anniversary. Congregation B'nai Jeshurun was founded in New York City in 1825 by a group of Ashkenazic Jews who broke off from New York's first synagogue, the Sephardic Shearith Israel. B'nai Jeshurun was only the second synagogue to be founded in New York, and the first in the city to use the Ashkenazic ritual. At the time of its founding it was only the ninth synagogue to be founded in the United States. In 1917 B'nai Jeshurun settled at its current location at West Eighty-eighth Street between Broadway and West End Avenue.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Reform:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica