Cincinnati; Hebrew Union College, 1941. Paperback. Item #41684
Original Wraps. 8vo. 31 pages. 21 cm. First separate edition. Founder's Day address, Hebrew Union College, March 29, 1941. Reprinted from the Synagogue, Sept. And Oct. 1941. Essay on Wise's life and thought to serve as a comparison between the ideals and times of the nineteenth century (equalitarianism, freedom, the fight against anti-semitism) and the horrors in Germany today. With long reflections on the relationship of Wise to Zionism, Judaism, and America. The author, George Zepin, was born in Russia in 1878. In 1900 he was ordained as a rabbi at Hebrew Union College. From 1917-1941 Zepin was secretary of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Subjects: Reform Judaism - United States. Reform Judaism. Wise, Isaac Mayer, 1819-1900. OCLC Number: 5664579. OCLC lists 9 copies. Light soiling and wear to wraps, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (AMR-46-6).