Shorshei Emunah – Elements of Faith, for the use of Jewish Youth, of Both Sexes, by Rabbi Shalom I Cohen, 1815, London.

This was an educational handbook which aimed at protecting Jewish children from the inroads of Christian missionaries. My copy is the first edition, which was printed for the author by E. Justins, 34 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, in London in 1815.  The introduction states that the book was undertaken at the behest of the Chief Rabbi … Continue reading Shorshei Emunah – Elements of Faith, for the use of Jewish Youth, of Both Sexes, by Rabbi Shalom I Cohen, 1815, London.