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Bidding Information
Lot #    20255
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 11:01:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Israel in the Ranks
Author    [Only Ed. - Holocaust] Moses M. Yoshor
City    New York
Publisher    Yeshivah Chofetz Chaim Publications
Publication Date    [1943]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. viii, 150p.155:112 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.
          
Paragraph 1    A compilation of readings on Judaism based on the book Machneh Yisrael by R. Israel Meir HaCohen (The Chofetz Chaim) for Jewish soldiers. The subtitle reads: a religious guide of faith and practice for the Jewish soldier.Note that this book was published during World War II when many American Jews were serving in the armed forces.
          
Detailed
Description
   The readings encompass many different topics, including: Loyalty, Israel, Creed and Practice [of Judaism], Faith and Life, Ethics and Morals, and the final section if The Soldier in War. The text is entirely in English, with a few Hebrew words transliterated so that all could read this small volume.

The inside of the back cover is a listing of the Jewish holidays for the years 5703 [1942-43] through 5708 [1947-48].

          
Paragraph 2    Rabbi Moses M. Yoshor was the Rabbi of the Bighton Jewish Center in Brooklyn, NY.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Holocaust
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica