Siddur, Vaad Hatzala, Munich 1947 (50547)

סידור - Holocaust - Harry S. Truman

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Lot Number: 50547
Title (English): Siddur
Title (Hebrew): סידור
Note: Holocaust - Harry S. Truman
City: Munich
Publisher: Vaad Hatzala
Publication Date: 1947
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Description

Physical Description

[1], 144 pp. 16 mo, 123:88 mm., usual age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards, spine taped, rubbed.
 

Detail Description

Pocket size siddur printed for the Holocaust refugees by the Va'ad HatzalaThe Va’ad Hazzalah, a group organized by Rabbi Eliezer Silver and the American Rabbinate to rescue survivors and provide sustenance until their resettlement. Rabbi Silver established the group when the refugee yeshiva pupils reached Vilna in 1939–40 following the Nazi invasion of Poland. During the ensuing years he applied the same body to rescuing European rabbis, scholars, and students. In 1946, Rabbi Silver visited Europe and Erez Israel as an official representative of the United States government to assist the war refugees. The [2] ff. preceding title are dedicated to President Harry S. Truman with the American flag imprinted.

 

Hebrew Description

[1] דף, לפני השער דברי הקדמה מאת הרב נפתלי בארוך:
 

Reference

Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000320799