Abridged Prayer Book for Jews in the Army and Navy, Philadelphia, 1917 (47247)

World War I

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Lot Number: 47247
Title (English): Abridged Prayer Book for Jews in the Army and Navy
Note: WWI - Liturgy
City: Philadelphia
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America
Publication Date: 1917
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Physical Description

vi, 85 pp., octavo, 130:87 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.


Detail Description

A prayer book for Jews in the Army and Navy of the United States prepared and issued by the Jewish Welfare Board.The text is in Hebrew and English, and includes brief selections from the prayers for Rosh Hashanah,Yom Kippur, the holidays of Passover, Succot and Shavuot,Hanuka and Purim , as well as a selection from the Haggadah. Additionally there is a Prayer for the Government in English and the lyrics to America,The Star Spangled Banner and Hail Columbia. There is also a three year calendar at the end for the years 1917-1920.