Item 8110. PIRKE AVOT = SAYINGS OF THE FATHERS

PIRKE AVOT = SAYINGS OF THE FATHERS

London : Office Of The Chief Rabbi, 1942. Item #34122

Original Wraps. 16mo. 113 pages. 17 cm. Sailor's, soldier's and airmen's edition. In Hebrew and English. Hebrew text, revised translation with commentary by The Chief Rabbi Dr. J. H. Hertz. The scarcer 1942 edition (the 1943 edition is far more common) . “This reprint is subventioned by Mr. Henry Green and Family in Memory of Hannah Keila Green. ” Pirke Avot for British sailors, soldiers, and airmen, with commentary by Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz (1872-1946) : “born in Slovakia, but moved to the United States of America in 1884. He graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York in 1894. He was rabbi of Adath Yeshuran Congregation, Syracuse, 1894-6, rabbi at Johannesburg, 1899-1911, rabbi at the Orach Chaim Congregation, New York, 1911-13, and Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, 1913-46.”- Papers of Chief Rabbi J. H. Hertz Subjects: Jewish soldiers - Religious life - Great Britain. Jewish soldiers - Religious life. Commentaries. Great Britain. Mishnah. Avot - Commentaries. OCLC lists 17 copies. Light wear to wraps, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (HOLO2-117-36).

Price: $100.00

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