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Prayer book

Object | Accession Number: 1994.1.2

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    Brief Narrative
    Miniature Jewish prayer book for members of the British Army with an inscription on the first page.
    Prayer Book for Jewish Members of H.M. Forces
    Alternate Title
    Siddur. 1940. Selections. English & Hebrew.
    publication:  1940
    publication: London (England)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ilse Kohn
    Publisher: H. M. Stationery office, with the authority of the Chief Rabbi, 5700, 1940.
    Author: Shachter, Jacob, 1887-1971.

    Physical Details

    English Hebrew
    Physical Description
    Book ; 76, 74 pages ; 16 cm (6.125 x 4.125 x .500)
    Notes: Hebrew and English on opposite pages ; pages numbered in duplicate.
    Imprint date also given using the Jewish calendar: 23rd Shevat, 5700.
    "This new edition was seen through the Press by the Senior Jewish Chaplain, Dayan M. Gollop"--verso of title page.
    Binding: Beige cloth boards, with the title stamped in blind on cover.
    overall : paper, ink
    first page : inscription

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    Administrative Notes

    The prayer book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994 by Ilse Kohn.
    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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