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Lot #    7406
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 1:44:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    The American Jewish Pulpit
Author    [Reform]
City    Cincinnati
Publisher    Bloch & Co.
Publication Date    1881
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [4], 242 pp., 213:143 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards.
   Collection of twenty six sermons by prominent nineteenth century American rabbis. The title page describes them as the most eminent American Rabbis. The names represent a who’s who of Reform Judaism although there several more traditional rabbis are also represented. Among the contributors and their sermons are Rev. Dr. Kaufman Kohler (1843–1926), president of Hebrew Union College and a national champion of Reform Judaism; Rev. Sabato. Morais (1823–1897), founder of the Jewish Theological Seminary; Rev. George Jacobs (1834-84), rabbi of the Congregation Beth El Emet in Philadelphia and founder of many important Jewish foundations; Rev. Dr. Henry Vidaver, rabbi of Rodef Shalom in Philadelphia; Rev. Dr. Marcus Jastrow (1829–1903), also rabbi of Rodeph Shalom and author of the monumental Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi and the Midrashic Literature; Rev. Dr. Solomon H. Sonneschein (1939-1908), rabbi Temple B'nai Yeshurun, Des Moines, Iowa; Rev. Dr. Benjamin Szold (1829-1902), rabbi of Congregation Oheb Shalom in Baltimore and author of the popular prayer book Avodat Yisrael; Rev. I. L. Leucht (1844-1914), rabbi of Shaarei Chassed congregation in New Orleans and president of the Red Cross Society; Rev. Dr. Bernard Felsenthal (1822–1908), founder and secretary of the Chicago Juedisches Reformverein and rabbi of Sinai Congregation, professor at Hebrew Union College; Rev. Dr. Max Landsberg (1845-1927), rabbi of Congregation Berith Kodesh at Rochester, N. Y.; Rev. Prof. Abraham Desola (1825–1882), rabbi of Shearith Israel (the Spanish and Portuguese synagogue in Montreal); Rev. Dr. Max Samfeld (1846-1915), rabbi Shreveport, Memphis; Rev. Dr. James K. Guthheim (1817-86), rabbi of Shaare Chesed Congregation of New Orleans and popular preacher at Temple Emanu-El of New York City; Rev. Dr. Max Schlesinger (1837-1919) noted reform rabbi; Rev. Dr. Isaac M. Wise (1819-1900), rabbi, pioneer of Reform Judaism and president of Hebrew Union College; Rev. Dr. Emil G. Hirsch (1851-1823), rabbi of Chicago Sinai Congregation; Rev. Dr. Max Lilienthal (1815-82), rabbi of Bene Israel congregation of Cincinnati; Rev. Isaac S. Moses (1847-1926), a founding member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and rabbi of the Central Synagogue, New York; and Rev. Dr. D. Einhorn (1809–1879), rabbi of Congregation Kenesseth Israel, Philadelphia, and after 1866 rabbi of Congregation Adath Israel, later known as Temple Beth El in New York. Several contributors provide more than one sermon.
   EJ; JE; Singerman 2967; not in American Jewish Biography
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica