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    Brief Narrative
    Set of 9 German-Hebrew holiday prayer books (a-i) taken with Ida Stern when she fled Germany for the United States in 1940. Titles include Mahzor for Day 1 of Rosh Hashana; Mahzor for Day 2 of Rosh Hashana; Mahzor for Erev Yom Kippur; Mahzor for Yom Kippur; Mahzor for the holiday of Shavuot; Mahzor for Shmini Atzeret & Simchat Torah; Mahzor for Days 1 & 2 of Pesach; Mahzor for Days 7 & 8 of Pesach; Mahzor for Sukkot. Also includes a separate cardboard book cover or sleeve (j)
    Festtagliches Gebetbuch
    publication/distribution:  1905
    publication: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of John H. and Margaret H. Stern

    Physical Details

    Hebrew German
    Object Type
    Books (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    9 v. ; covers embossed in gold and personalized with the name Ida Stern
    Vol. 1. Pessachfest (Pesaḥ 1st and 2nd days)
    Vol. 2. Pessachfest (Pesaḥ 3rd and 4th days)
    Vol. 3. Wochenfest (Shavuʻot)
    Vol. 4. Neujahrsfest (Rosh ha-Shanah 1st day)
    Vol. 5. Neujahrsfest (Rosh ha-Shanah 2nd day)
    Vol. 6. Versöhnungsabend ('Arvit Yom Kipur/Kol Nidre) in slipcase
    Vol. 7. Versöhnungstag (Yom Kipur)
    Vol. 8. Laubhüttenfest (Hag ha-Sukot)
    Vol. 9. Schluss- und Freudenfest (Shemini 'Atseret ve-Simhat Torah)
    Covers embossed in gold and personalized with the name Ida Stern
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    The prayer books were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by John H. and Margaret H. Stern, the son of Ida Stern.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2022-07-28 18:05:26
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