Wasserman Family Daily Prayer Book
Prayer Book, "The Form of Daily Prayers: According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews". Cover is enamel in blue and white, ivory, and brass with a brass clasp. End sheets are red and gold floral pattern and there is an inscription in the front of the book, Yiddish written in Hebraic script. Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921. Family emigrated to the United States during the 1850s-1870s, first in New York and Pennsylvania and later Denver.
- Publication: 1857
Language of Materials
Prayer book is in Hebrew and English with Yiddish inscription
Biographical / Historical
From the Wasserman family, Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 container)
Scope and Contents
one prayer book
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