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Remy, Nahida (Nahida Ruth Lazarus) ; Cohen, Henry, translator
PRAYER IN BIBLE AND TALMUD
New York: P. Cowen(1894). 1st English-Language edition [and First American Edition]. Original stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. 44 pages, 24 cm. In English. Singerman 4718. Translation of "Das Gebet in Bibel und Talmud." Translated by Rabbi Henry Cohen. Henry Cohen (April 7, 1863 - June 12, 1952) was a British-American rabbi, scholar, community activist and writer who served most of his career at Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, Texas, from 1888 to 1949. Cohen was not only influential in advocating for Texas Jewry, including documenting its history. He served on a number of state boards and advocated for legal reform. Nahida Lazarus (1849-1928) was a German-Jewish author, essayist, scholar, and literary critic. She was born in Berlin to a German Christian family. She converted after the death of her first husband, Dr. Max Remy and would later marry Professor Moritz Lazarus, who was prominent in his own right. SUBJECTS: Prayer -- History. Judaism -- Works to 1900. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide (OCLC: 1018055996). Front wrapper is edge worn with some period writing, as well. Pages are also slightly edgeworn, but all contents are very good. (AMR-56-2-BL), Amr7, women2, liturgy2
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