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    Das Gebetbuch der Israeliten mit vollständigem, sorgfältig durchgesehenem Texte
    Alternate Title
    Mahzor. Yom Kippur. Prayers
    publication/distribution:  1876
    publication: Berlin (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Samuel Veta
    Author: Michael Sachs
    Publisher: Louis Gerschel Verlag
    Printer: G. Bernstein
    Michael Sachs was born on September 3, 1808, in Głogów, Poland. He studied in Germany and earned his doctorate at the University of Berlin in 1836. He was appointed as a rabbi in Prague, Austo-Hungary, that same year. Rabbi Sachs took a position as assistant rabbi in Berlin in 1844. Sachs was modern in some ways, integrating scholarship and preaching, using a choir during services, and giving sermons in German, but he was opposed to Reform Judaism. He contributed to a German translation of the Bible and completed a poetic German-language translation of the machzor that became largely popular. He died on January 31, 1864, in Berlin, Germany.

    Physical Details

    German Hebrew
    Object Type
    Judaism--Books (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Blue velvet and leather cover with an embossed medallion and gilt border. The block is detached from the cover. 482 p.
    overall : paper, ink

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    The prayer book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Samuel Veta.
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