Anglo-Jewish Association Branch Members from Australia, New Zealand, Gibraltar, Jamaica and Cape from the 1879-80 Year Book.

I previously wrote about my copy of the Ninth Annual Report of the Anglo Jewish Association for 1879-80.  Please click on the link to see this book.  Also, please click here for membership lists of the Provincial Branches of the Anglo Jewish Association in 1879. These are scans of the membership lists for the various … Continue reading Anglo-Jewish Association Branch Members from Australia, New Zealand, Gibraltar, Jamaica and Cape from the 1879-80 Year Book.

Machzor leChag Hashavuos – The Form of Prayers for the Feast of Pentecost, London, 1807

This is the sixth and final volume of the second edition of the set of David Levi Machzorim, as revised by Isaac Levy.  At the end, it includes the long and interesting subscription list of those who paid in advance for copies of the book, with their names and addresses.  The prayer for the king … Continue reading Machzor leChag Hashavuos – The Form of Prayers for the Feast of Pentecost, London, 1807

Sefer Tanchuma bar Yitzchak by Rabbi Theodore Ostroff, Jerusalem, 1928

Rabbi Theodore (Tanchum) Ostroff was born in Bausk Latvia, according to the history books, but in Kovno, according to his declaration of naturalization for British citizenship.  He was a Talmudic scholar who came to London in 1901.  His son, known as Rabbi Alexander Astor, educated at the Guildhall School of Music, Etz Chaim Yeshiva and … Continue reading Sefer Tanchuma bar Yitzchak by Rabbi Theodore Ostroff, Jerusalem, 1928