Item 243378. THE ESSENCE OF JUDAISM: FOR TEACHERS & PUPILS, AND FOR SELF-INSTRUCTION
Item 243378. THE ESSENCE OF JUDAISM: FOR TEACHERS & PUPILS, AND FOR SELF-INSTRUCTION

THE ESSENCE OF JUDAISM: FOR TEACHERS & PUPILS, AND FOR SELF-INSTRUCTION

Cincinnati, O., Bloch & Co, 1868. Hardback. Item #42041xt

2nd Edition (Revised). Original boards, 12mo, 80 pages. 17 cm. A side by side comparison of the two editions (the 1st edition of 1861 comprises 65 pages instead of the 80 pages here) quickly makes the revisions apparent. Isaac Mayer Wise was born in Steingrub, Bohemia, in 1819 and immigrated to America in 1846. At first a rabbi in Albany, in 1854 he moved to Cincinnati. There he established the institutional structure of American Reform Judaism: the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and Hebrew Union College. He is considered to be one of the most significant leaders of the Reform movement. SUBJECT(S): Judaism. Judai¨sme. OCLC: 8506284. OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide of this revised 2nd edition (NLI, HUC, UDenver, Brandeis, Ohio Wesleyan, Vanderbilt, CIncinnati Public), none at any Ivy League Institution. Stain to spine; faint old stain to upper inside corner of text pages, lacks blank rear endpaper, otherwise Very Good Condition. (AMR-69-14).

Price: $750.00

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