THINK AND THANK; THE MONTEFIORE SYNAGOGUE AND COLLEGE, RAMSGATE… [INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR]
London, Oxford University Press, 1933. Hardback. Item #38086
1st Edition. Original Boards. 8vo. 200 pages ; 23 cm. “Rabbi David Abraham Jessurun Cardozo (1896 – 1972) was a Dutch-born American Sephardic Rabbi who served as assistant minister of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in New York City, the oldest synagogue in the United States and was the first rabbi to conduct High Holidays services in Spain since the Alhambra Decree of 1492 expelled Jews from that country. ” (Wikipedia, 2016) Includes two sections: 1) “From the Dedication of the ynagogue to the Death of Sir Moses Montefiore” by Cardozo while he was serving as Hazan at the Synagogue. And 2) “The Montefiore Endowment” by Paul Goodman. This book on the historic Montefiore Synagogue was published before Rabbi Cardozo immigrated to New York and rose to national prominence. SUBJECT(S) : Synagogues -- Organization and administration. Inscribed on the front end page from Rabbi Cardozo to Rabbi Max D. Klein. Includes photos throughout of the synagogue. Ex-library with Jewish Institutional Stamp/Bookplate and usual markings. Very good condition. (BR-11-37).