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Bidding Information
Lot #    13269
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:08:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Agende für die Vorlesung der Haftaroth
Title (Hebrew)    an den Sabbathen in den Synagogen mit neuem Ritus
Author    [Reform - Liturgy - Only Ed.]
City    Berlin
Publisher    Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin
Publication Date    1912
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 96 pp., 211:140 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   A volume put out by the Jewish Reform Community in Berlin with the Haftorah schedule for the synagogues using the "new rite". The first and last lines of the Haftorah are given in Hebrew and the text is the German translation of the text of the Haftorah. There is a table of contents, including listing the readings for special Sabbaths, such as the Sabbath of Chanuka.

Reform synagogues using the "new rite" had differing customs regarding the reading of the Torah. In some "the triennial cycle was adopted, though of late most congregations have reverted to the annual one - reading, however, only a small portion of each "parashah," which results in the Torah being read in disjointed fragments."

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Reform:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica