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The American Israelite (Newspaper) - June 7, 1917, Cincinnati, OhioI Luj i a me it Ion in a rms Ilmis i is we a Psi a a a a a a Fusi re ,.ete4k� a a a the jewish Congress so muddle a he american jewish con letters from official statement of it purposes and Methodios selecting a represent. A life in is $ a soon after the outbreak of the War a conference was held in new York by representative jews of the United states with the idea of appealing to the conscience of the world to free their Brethren still living under oppression and to secure a hearing for the claims of the jews whenever a peace conference should be held by the warring nations. Different plans of organization were advocated and for the last two years Many Imp do Dpi a jewish gatherings have been held and action on the matter taken by meetings of jewish organizations in All parts of the country. There was considerable conflict of ideas both As to the time and nature h the gathering which should ultimately be held and is to the questions at such a Gath ring. october 2, 191$, however All the differing shades of opinion were reconciled and an agreement drawn up and ratified by leaders of All the different elements constituting the representatives of practically All the jewish people of the United states. december 25 an exec be to committee Conslo by it of 140 persons was organized to Fejt of stage All preliminaries for the of on grf a. This executive committee contained four citizens of Cincinnati or. David Philipson or. Gotthard Pfitsch and messes j. Walter Freiberg and a. Marcus Fech Heimer. A with the formation of this committee or action a Iii jewish organizations of the country joined forces and there was thus brought together the or great aggregate of jews in this country that Ever United for a common in More. The Call for the Congress provides that it is to be held exclusively for the purpose of defining methods whereby in cooperation with the jews of the world full civil religious and political rights May be secured for the jews of All lands and All Laws discriminating against them May be a this is the underlying basis for the holding of the Congress but in addition thereto it is understood that wherever the various Peoples of any land a re or May be recognized As having rights As a people the Congress shall Endeavor to secure for the jewish people of such land if desired by them like rights and also the securing and Protection of jewish rights in palais Lluc a it was also agreed that the executive committee of the Congress should consider of placing on the program of the Congress the subject of the economic reconstruction of the jewish communities in the War zone and the executive committee decided that this question should also be by the Congress. An administrative committee was selected which has formulated a plan of elections to the Congress based on the principle of Universal suffrage. Every jew and every jewess 21 years of age or Over is qualified to vote for representatives to the jewish country is divided into about one Hundred districts based on the jewish population. The number of representatives to the Congress from each District varies from one to Fly teen off there is a District Board of elections in each a kith. 1$>ich will have charge of the election in that District. All of these boards Are subject to the supervision of a general Board of elections will Headquarters in new York. A a six a a the elections will be held a same Daji Une 10, 1917, throughout the country 0&Quot in addition to the delegates to the convention thus elected by popular vote Between forty and fifty National jewish organizations May be represented As such by delegates to be appointed or elected by their respective organizations. The number of such delegates apportioned to jewish National organizations varies from one to six depending on the size and in Ciortan Rapf the organization. Alf Lillithe of Forga feat Iona Are the committee the Independent a order of of Fei by Rith the Independent order of by Rith Abraham the provisional zionist committee Union of american hebrew Cong fixations National workmen a committee on jewish rights association of orthodox rabbis Central conference of americ amp a rabbis Council of jew so women Council of y. M. H. A., cd Kindred . The recent revolution in Russia has raised a doubt in the minds of some american jews whether the Congress should be held inasmuch As under the new regime the jews of Russia Are to enjoy most of the rights to be advocated by the con Gress. The future of the present russian government however is to say the least fire Uncertain. Moreover to pass Over the russian situation entirely the condition of the jews in Roumania and Inland would of itself be a justify option for the holding of the Congress hence the Over pling sen time a a Pat there is most urgent need for bringing before the representatives of the various Powers the discussion and favourable determination of the important issues involved. A the �2 Cincinnati election �2 District comprises 2 the a territory embraced Cincinnati Covington Newport and Ludlow ky., and is. To be represented lit the Fyhr delegates Lonj monday May 21, the nominating convention $ for the Cincinnati District was held j attended by delegates from f about seventy five jewish organizations. The candidates nominated from whom four Are to be elected on june 10 by popular vote Are in messes Abraham Friedman s. Marcus Fechheimer rabbi Iavan or. E. I. Fogel prof. Nathan Isaacs or. Inca Deutsch miss Jennie Mann Heimer and rabbi j. H. Kaplan. A nearly every Shade of jewish Opin Ion is represented on this ticket and the Campaign has aroused unusual attention. -a1 aaa 4 the importance of tolf jewish Congress May % be judged from a the fact that in a single election mfg act new Yore the names of citizens As rabbi Stephen Wise mrs. Joseph Pels or Nathan Straus Ppd or. A Henrj a Morgenthau sex ambassador to Turkey appear on the ballot which will be presented to the my at a Iheng election on june Cago Raife random of of the Independent order of by Nai by Rith is one of the Congress is to be held in Washington d. The Date has been fixed As september 2, 1917. The representatives to be elected. Asp 1 bib Are empowered to speak and act for win Fuff i a klute the three million jews of the states. It is therefore incumbent on every jew and jewess of voting age to go to the polls on june 10 and vote jewish Congress denounced by the president of the jewish theological a Seminary of new York. Utor israelite a sir having received notification to the effect that a the United states has been divided into jewish Congress for those candidates whom they de-1 to do in connection with to is i Isatu i american jewish Congress and pm frequently asked As to my attitude on the subject i deem it a personal and Public duty to make the following statement a ? a it a i have no part or parcel in the american jewish Congress was not a candidate for membership in the Congress did not participate in any nominating convention shall not vote As an individual nor through any National organization which has been declared a a entitled to representation. I my to. A a whiff com., Cincinnati District s. Marcus Fechheimer chairman. Cincinnati june 1, 1917. A jewish Congress advocate8 disagree. A Case typical of what is being done in Many places. Below sex Jimi Plains itself so clearly that it needs have made position Clear upon this Pointin All the National or local organizations of which i am an officer or member. Therefore not being re no comment. Editor Isba Eute sir enclosed peal issued by the jewish National pre8ented in this Congress i shall not league _ co in any Way be bound by its acts. jewry Lumbus jewish Congress committee. Wil1 by unrepresented in this Cong i am quite certain that you will be Ress whose method of organization is Good undemocratic and oligarchical intend Cular and the letter. It is Only fair de 1,1 Large measure to usurp the fun Jle our position be made dear to jews not Only Here but everywhere. It is also important that the com tons of foisting jewish organizations in the of an element in jew ish life which lacking control of these Mittee which framed the platform. , know these facts so that they be them or to Lay a dead hand upon their Given an Opportunity to declare themselves As to the real scope and character of the proposed Congress. If the aim of the Congress is to further zionism let the conveners of that Congress be honest enough to say so on the other hand if the objects activities. Were not this the underlying though Una vowed reason for the calling of the Congress the attempt at its creation would never have been made. Anything that it May attain for jewry of lands outside of America could have been accomplished without Are those stated in the platform then it its assembling will Force upon let them repudiate those men who american jews the appearance of or seek election by claiming that they a animation into a separate National he a a Hhd group at a time when so Schil platform cannot fee i move portends danger to the position considered. Thanking kindness in bringing this communication to the attention of your readers i lands. Jewry and with the Assurance of my highest esteem i beg to remain faithfully rabbi Jos. S. Kornfeld. Columbus. O., Mav 30. 1917. Many Good and Noble jews have wandered into this movement out of the spirit of Compromise or Mere Good nature is not a valid argue Appeal a to i the conscience arid. Hal Mhz it. _ aeon of the jewish men and woj pen Ous p011 1 ure upon a11 jews men of Columbus one of the most vital and momentous problems of our history is now before us for decision. The solution of the eternal jewish question lies within your Power and while Israel is being rejuvenated and is experiencing a resurrection amidst the bloody throes of the great War the Opportunity presents itself to you to decide whether the jewish people shall among All others oppressed nationalities exist As an Independent people or be erased and annihilated from the family of nations. As a people we Are aspiring and Are fully entitled to a distinct National existence to social economic civic liberties rights and to proper conditions that Are conducive to a free this and Many others Are the True Aims desires and purposes of the jewish Congress. Min Sii. Upon you jewish men and women i cosh ass this great duty is a cum Hent and it is a privilege to live in an age which will help shape the a sober second thought and adv tie them to keep aloof from a movement which is at once futile and dangerous Philadelphia a. May 31, 1917. 11 election of Mobile Congress delegates unfair. Go suitor inn los sir in the Issue of the israelite of May 24 there appears a letter from a. Leo Oberdorfer of Birmingham ala., protesting against the method of nomination and election of delegates to the american jewish Congress. . Oberdorfer complains of the fact that Mobile has been allotted one Delegate while the entire remainder of the state of Alabama has been allotted Only one Delegate. . Oberdorfer is in error in stating that Mobile is a the third City in size and in jewish population in the state of As a matter of fact Mobile is the second City in size in this state and according to the american jewish year Book for the current year Mobile has a larger population than future destinies of the whole jewish a or. Oberdorfer intimates that the al Raee a the problems which lie deep Tai Loument and nominations of delegates the jewish heart and soul Are now to the Congress were made by intrigue before Yew and unfair practices. Mob Maria to k i this privilege May he exercised by j Quot Man will resent this imputation. In your utilizing the sacred duty of cast Trigue and unfair practices were in ing your vote on june Mth and losing necessary to secure the recognition your judgment in electing a Man who a Quot a Quot will thoroughly represent you a Man necessary they would not have been of the people representing All of the tolerated by Mobilian. People All of the time Onul who has always been interested in solving jew the fact of the mater is Takt the rules for the allotment nomination ish problems one to whom jewish and election of delegates be widely literature and jewish ideals have always been close to his heart. We must Send a Man to Washington published in the jewish press of am a a Imp. All communities whip were really alive to the situation whether w to i Sadr of Essed jewish Patriot and of zionists complexion or not could r Ihn readily have presented their claims repose Faith and feel confident he will of recognition to the executive com Ultra a Mittee of the Congress and the mbtfas4g by Asp per cd that to your country to yourself we a to cd a other communities the the memory of your forefathers by throughout voting for rabbi m. N. Taxon. America were endeavouring to out wifi vote for rabbi m. N. Taxon Sijah recognition the City big priming Ham did nothing. If the representative As the Only representative of our City jews 0f Birmingham were slumbering to the jewish Congress at Washington. Jewish National league of Columbus. Bers Why should the executive committee of the Congress disturb their slum rabbi Kornfeldt a letter. . Max Topper pres., a the Columbus jewish Congress com Here in Mobile every jewish religious philanthropic and literary Organ in size in this state and acco eng a our nominating convention. Our dear sir inasmuch As at a meeting nominees will be truly representative held on May 29th, your committee of the entire Community and All of voted not to repudiate the Appeal of our jewish citizens will be misrepresentation and vilification is vote at the ele Glyon. Sued by the jewish a Rainal league or. Oberdorfer alleges that the Lead of Columbus and in View of in a ers in Mobile Are known to be Zion that Many if not the majority of your its. That is it is likewise True members _. With the Mph ish National least of tentative members our of wish com Colun bus i cannot continue As one of Unity Are affiliated with one or More your nominees to the coming jewish of our three thriving zionist Organ Congress to be held in the City of Izat ions. If the representative jews Washington. Accordi Nelv. My name of Birmingham Quot 1 is not to appear on the ballot. The zionist movement perhaps they it is needless to say that by voting Are slumbering again. Who not to repudiate the statement issued by the jewish National league the Columbus jewish Congress committee has forfeited the right to speak for i chairman the jews of this City. At least half a dozen of the leading jewish Organiza on the basis of the platform or program set Forth by the National committee. By claiming that jewish nationalism is the chief aim of the con Una Democrat pc method Mobile Alabama May 30, 1917. Y a 1, Birmingham committee denies charges by townsman. Editor israelite sir in your Issue of 24th. There appeared a letter from or. A. Leo Oberdorfer of this City protesting against what he termed the unfair and bus is guilty of false food 110 the american jewish Congress. In committee we organizations sent delegates and the Birmingham local Congress committee was created p it is a fact that through inadvertence a Small number of organizations were omitted in the sending of the Call but is also a fact that Temple Emanuel received an invitation. To a Mistak of the Secretary of that congregation did not Forward the i letter to the 1 rabbi until after the committee had held its session. 42 a c a the local i Congress committee passed a Resolution to the effect that an invitation i be issued to the local organizations those not a Long representatives on the committee As Well As those that did to elect delegates to the nominating convention. The writer As chairman of the committee personally instructed the Secretary to see that no one was overlooked. It is True Pat. The Temple chapter was not sent an invitation but is also True that the Secretary did Forward one to the Council of jewish women and its receipt has been acknowledged although the letter in last weeks Issue made no mention of this fact. The Secretary a gives his word of Honor that a letter was also sent Tojo Fernle Emanuel although its officers Are just As insistent in denying its receipt. But to Clinch the Point of my argument that there was no secrecy practice in the preparations preceding the convention i need Only mention that. An announcement of the Assembly was printed As a news item in the two afternoon dailies of the City. A f d a regarding the aspersion cast on a family becau8eihrce of its members at in the convention i need Only say that a Little investigation of the facts would have precluded the gentleman from charging that five of them took part. In Justice to those who did represent their organizations i wish to apr that this family is represented by fifteen men and women in the various jewish bodies of Birmingham and that each of the three delegates is an Active Leader of the organization that sent him or her to the conventi a pm m e a now regarding the boasted desire of the opposition for fairness. Let us see How they applied the Golden Rule Vrh a i they had a Chance to show their Power. After some of the opposition let a a is had expressed a desire to protest the nominations a meeting of the District Board of elections was called to hear their complaints. The convention out of a desire to do the pump thing placed on this Board a number of men who known not to be in sympathy with the ideas of the majority of the members. It happened that on the night when protest was men constituted the majority of the Board. After giving the other Side fully and hour and hewing three speakers in the presentation of their protest an opposition member it the Board moved that our speak up be limited to three minutes each. This manifestly unjust motion passed and it was Only after a turbulent scene that our speakers were allowed a fair amount of time in which to present their f a the Board set aside the nominations of the convention and one of its members without authority telegraphed the result to the National Board of elections. In the meanwhile a self appointed committee composed of a number of Well known local men. Was formed and its chairman asked that members of the local Congress committee join with them in sending a message to new York requesting the holding of a new convention. This they refused to do As they desired to protest to Headquarters against the action of the District Board. In spite of this a Telegram was sent to the effect that it was the prevailing feeling that a new convention should he ordered and that All agreed As to the of undoing the work of the first convention. Against this we have voiced our protests in no Uncer a Tain manner. G a while it is True that about thirty organizations entitled to have participated in the convention did not do so or. Oberdorfer failed to state that Over one half of these Are scattered Over the state a that it was the duty of National Board of elections and not of the Birmingham Congress committee to notify them. Any one Reading his a pm they without knowing this would be justified in believing that our conduct in this regard had been unscrupulous and we feel it is Only fair that the full facts should he stated. H a we feel that the somewhat spa Castic attitude displayed by w letter against which this protest is directed on the score of the demo Cracy of the Congress movement and in regard to its possibilities for accomplishment is an unconscious indication of the disposition toward the Congress of a Large number of those who have voiced their opposition to our actions. A the National Board of elections ordered a new convention to be held before the local Congress committee and the nominating convention could make a defense and we have accepted its ruling. We shall participate in the convention and do our Best to add our mite to this great movement which we feel will result in incalculable benefits to the jewry of the world but we shall do so with the feeling that our actions and our motives have been misinterpreted and presented to the world in an unjust and prejudiced Light. Very respectfully yours Bema he s. Gross. Chairman local Congress committee 1527 Jeff co. Bank bldg. Birmingham ala., May 29, 1917. Where jewish children must have a wider Outlook. The Union is doing wisely in extend i���t8 work. Ami Avail rabbis of congregations if we fail to prepare the a jmj that shall produce congregations trained in Harmony with the american atmosphere precious years have already been lost. All Hail to those who Are Active and a farsighted in their Laws to educate thousands of jewish children in the Bronx the pages with such detailed information devoted to the subject in the report should be printed in separated form and a widely a pm buted. Rabbi Zeping a Extension Worl is meeting Fine results. 0 wyi0y? 2iss3 111� Sill of. I. Is a a Esse a Quot Shuk t j Loor Paterson n. J., May 28, 1917. Foreign events risk of jewish abroad. Gotthard Deutsch Diate that claim cannot legally represent the National jewish committee. Congress sent the Ina Onu participants in the nominating con h0w6v8& i Idtse it to the a i j Ven Jon Jar Oberdorf Eris presentation or. M of of a of the facts was so unjust and one position can pm sided As to Call for a detailed answer As for me and the to charge joined you on the a a it �n8 therefore on behalf of the Mem stated in the platform or. Bers constituting these bodies i de tithe Jln of full Iisl-1 a sire to Supply the following facts. In Wypy iwo any a pud a j1111 the Columbus jewish Congress committee. You will therefore he Good enough not to claim to speak for the tews of Columbus. Nor will the person you elect represent the jews of this City. All you May claim is that you speak for some jews and your representative is the Delegate of Only a particular group. Please accept the Assurance of my highest personal esteem and believe me to he pm Jool fully yours Jos. S. Kornfeld. Columbus Ohio May 31, 1917. So doing i wish to remark that or. Oberdorfer�?T8 letter was a True narrative of the incidents that led up to the nomination of the two candidates with the exception of the following a a a it is a True that i the i Tikwah Zion society a Branch of the federation of american zionists gave the starting impetus to 1 the Congress movement in Birmingham. It is True that no other organization had taken sufficient interest in it to arouse local jewry to the necessity of participating in the election. It is also True that this society said Tot or. Oberdorfer to have Only a a handful of members hut in reality having 150 my experience of life makes me sure Plain that the sweetest happiness we of Elf Ever know i the very wine of human to notify other local jewish Organiza use comes not from love but from tons Send sacrifice from the Effort to forget ourselves so As to make others Happy. John Boyle of Reilly. A a a ing for the organization of a local con a pm a fit al in to a a in b a in response to this Call a Tuthi a word of Praise for the Union of american hebrew congregations. Editor israelite sir As a Rule annual reports when pro Tiff Ifert distributed meet dust and forgetfulness. Apart from other portions of the 43rd annual report of the u. A. H. C., there is a Section that merits special Praise. A the Union has done Well to push its propaganda work fori jewish education and the new York committee with which Leonard Levy co operated so superbly showed an example of profound value to whole souled american jews and jew uses in other cities. Was the busiest of men too who gave time and Money to enlarge the facilities Attr religious education among.? the Young a men like Adolphne Ochs judge Lehman Ludwig Vogelstein. David Leventritt and the rest. R. A the Union of congregations representative of what is i genuine my Broad minded in american Judaism will not stand aloof from the problems of the time which concern the attitude of thousands of our children in congested sections of met Large these must not he left to themselves or to agencies that .1 fall ? to a realize what is needed in american cities Isidor Franker Iburg for three terms mayor of Salford died at the age of seventy two. He was a native of Poland hut came to England Early in life and made a Fortune As manufacturer of Knapsacks during the Franco German War. Salford 1$? practically a part of Manchester although an Independent municipality or. Frank Enburg served on the municipal Cour cil for nearly thirty years and was also Active in the jewish Community of Manchester of which the was for Many years the president. A 54f get russian news. A contains a translation from a russian newspaper of the reception of a jewish committee by pre inner of up Lvov. The committee consisted of the three jewish member of the Duma Friedman Gure Witch and or. Tomasch. They were accompanied by the members of the jewish political a Bureau. A a Friedman was the spokesman of the delegation aged and it Pafk we the jewish members of the Duma and their coworkers the members of the jewish political Bureau who represent various political parties within the jewish Community Greet you As the head of the temporary russian government at this solemn moment when All National and religious disabilities were abolished. It. Fell to the lot of this temporary government to blot out the disgrace of oppressive disabilities which the old government has so Long maintained. That government unable to fulfil its duty to the nation based its own Power upon the sufferings of oppressed nations. Its device was Divide and Rule. For this reason it sowed the seed of hatred Between various nationalities for by this policy it expected to turn Public indignation to another target and to Decloud the intellect of the people. Its policy life based on the old trick of blaming the weak nationalities for every Public misfortune. ? for Psi last thirty jul prs the jewish people Bufi been subjected to persecutions and insults the like of which Are not Ppd exp we Ong history of persecutions endured by our people. The old government shrank before no Cumi in Jug pm so la Kcf cution of the jews. In this Way it trampled under foot the Honor and the dignity of the russian nation it undermined its cultural and material Progress As Well As its standing among the nations of the Earth. The jews were the victims of the antisemitism of the Czar who even in the present critical Era which required a Union of All forces did not abandon his nefarious policy. Just during this critical time the jews became the victims of unparalleled cruelty. . Friedman gave a Brief list of the persecutions to which the jews were subjected of the hostages Alco a join them of the bloody attacks on jews in the War zone and of the wholesale exile of jews to Siberia. He continued a the jews knew that the rus Sian Naqi i is not to blame flt Gajc up misfortune. They knew that As Long As the russian nation to it be Fred Freedom cannot Dawn upon the jews. Jews took Active part in the movement for Liberty and waited patiently for the hour of i Jap a on which would strike for them at the same time As for other nations. This hour has arrived. The nation threw off the Yoke of the Czar and liberated itself. Obeying the expressed wish of the nation the temporary government abolished the restrictions upon All oppressed classes. A great revolution has taken place both in political and civic life. It has transformed the soul of the nation and has set ipg aed its heart. The great nation opened its arms to tie oppressed. The stepchildren became children the Stepmother. A Mother. These newly adopted Chil Dren will in common with their Brothers guard the fatherland. While working for a National autonomy the jews of Russia will co operate with All other nations and apply All their Energy and All their forces to the defeat of the enemy and to the support of the temporary government in Ttoe Endeavor to protect the Liberty Premier Lvov said in reply a i am deeply grateful for your words amp greeting. You have said properly that it was the priv Here of this govern to remove the disgrace o f , which Lay in the disablement of nations who lived with Gil russians Boundary lines. I hardly Ever in my whole life experienced such an enthusiasm As i Felt when this goal was finally reached. The last Days were the happiest of my life. We were always Brothers in Sentle new Ujj were not permitted to express our feelings. Let us now forget the dark pages of the past and let us he United in the work of securing the Freedom of a new similar speeches were made at the Headquarters of the committee of workingmen and soldiers ? where 1 the jewish representatives were greeted As Brothers and fellow workers for russians a Freedom. Announces Tremenda i in tip Yuselu exclusive so wee Jeff the advantageous that women in guest i a tire of High a Quality and real style attain Anent a will and thei offerings % virtually a a irresistible if Jyz really High Grade suits now $2$<00 to $ be a Dutiful co capes and evening wraps i now$30.00 to $ m pm a charming evening a. T fm9. Gowns to Wilb now $30.00 to f100.00. afternoon a a presses a now $25.00 to $100mm 1 Street presses now $25.00 to $85.00, Chic Silks. To Quegg fourth and race streets a it ble with full preservation of self. Judaism teaches that it is the duty of every individual to develop himself a i Powers and Capa b ill tie As Imra As he May for himself but not Alto Gether for himself.? his duty to him self does not end with himself alone. It Means the development of that self to fit in with others in the grand total of human society As Hillel taught a if i am not for myself who is for me but if i am for myself alone what am i a a Edw. N. Calisch. Richmond. A. Rysy educational Youet count kit f Unez Cellie i Adran defined Home physical outdoor tage��ofs4 in training vision site manuscript Meg Illa. The ego in ones Cosmos. It is True that every single soul is the Center of its universe. The world exists for me Only As i see it or As its Parte or agencies s or activities come into my a a life acid affect me or my happiness or my desires. Similarly in the social aspect of our life we regard our Fellowmen As Good or bad As Fri id8 or enemies As they appear in the Light of our individual vision or As they affect the current of our Dongi i life s Stream Filer Eloitt. Attempting to uproot this native a and natural impulse Judaism yet desires that each individual shall recognize that he is not the Only focal Point of consciousness not Rau Jonly Center of thought and recognition. ? it a Cheep not forgetfulness of self but up remembrance of other is we Pompati 4 it a is customary for those who look on the dark Side of american Judaism to regard the modern rabbi Only As a live wire and a social worker in the Community wherein w he a happens to minister. But in recent times the scholarly work of several of the younger rabbis in this country has disproved this pessimistic Contention which in perhaps too often heard in orthodox quarters. The yemenite manuscript of Megillah edited by rabbi Price of Toronto which has lately appeared is one of the striking proofs of the above Contention. The Teminie manuscript of Megillah is the second of its kind which or. Price has edited. It is Gratifying to note that rabbi Price has dedicated his work to his former teacher prof. A Solomon Schechter. 1yp, the above manuscript with a number of others was acquired by Columbia University in 1890 by or. Ephraim Deinard who received these manuscripts from his a brother in Law who was a traveler in the Southern so men. 4�� Price Points out this manuscript was written by David mended Ben Saadia Ben Josephs who was a Reader in the Synagog that the Date of the manuscript is mar Chesh wan 1858 Sel 1546and that it is written in Sanaa. The manuscript in question is interesting bog pase As the editor Points out of its scribal As Well As its grammatical peculiarities. As Price further states there Are a number of glosses which fulfil the purpose which the talmudic commentary of Rashi does at the present time the editor i dealing with the text Calls attention to the fact that often the words a age Morrah and a cml Thith in and in East pm a pipe up flit Yahnah As Well As the a Voces memo Raj a Fefe Are pay chaps a ters. Several other peculiarities Are that a Yfe Felska data a Fammah used in preference to a a Salka a attach and that the form a a Neman is used in preference to biblical passages Are always quoted in full instead of the abbreviated verses from the Bible which Are current in our text. Price contends that the scribe must have copied his biblical quotations direct from a Bible rather than from another manuscript inasmuch As the quotations Are almost in every Case quoted correctly and More so even vocalized. There Are a number of corrections which As the editor Points out. Must have been made by a different scribe inasmuch As the corrections Are written in a different hand and in Dixie res Ink. . Price compares the Minite manuscript with the readings of the Bomberg edition. He also makes use of the two Munich manuscripts As Well As tiie Oxford manuscripts of Megillah Hananel and alfas in the first three chapters of this edition. Few fourth chapter he has Only compared the text of the manuscript with the Bomberg jmj Itlo Wolne to the fact that the Columbia authorities have refused to Send the manuscript in question to Canada. The publication in question deserves car Eft study us Smuch As it contains a number of new readings 1 which throw a Gread Deal of Light upon Many disputed Points in the text of the Vilna edition. Those interested in talmudic studies will anxiously await or. Price s publication of the remaining Yemin Ite manuscripts. B. L. Gordon. X Toronto ont., May under Rigi papa of visualized attention in the classroom. Resident masters and House Mother. Hebrew and Bible study. I a Omi Wooi for boys Riff Del f of Hupsch. Kew City we Nupp Institute a summer school for boys i Highmount Ulster co., . 31st season opens Pilsl june 29th, 1917 for full particulars address of i . Weingartz 141 Cathedral Parkway near 7th ave phone Cathedral 85jlm��ew York a the i Benjamin school Flor Zirl. Boarding and Day pupils it a preparatory school from kindergarten to College and Post graduate work. Unusual advantages in music and Art. Illustrated catalogue sent upon request a mrs. Carolina a. Benjamin i 144 Riverside drive new York City. A a i a ii i a a my Blue Camii. The idea Yastion Camp for boys on a three Hundred acre farm in the Ridge mountains of Pennsylvania.  i7x00 ,?byjmi1.00 h most modern equipment for athletics and All the water sports. Perfect sanitary arrangements. Excellent facility m or. D. Davidson s i a a a a Ray it of the hebrew Union College a Cincinnati. 92d Street new York City How about tour boy s health ?. College Caw. In the heart of the berkshires stimulates and develops constructive Hardihood stamina and endurance. Experienced staff of qualified instructor i in it Cut eau approved methods detailed equipment modern sanitary regulations. 2 1-2 hours from new York. F by inf Haas Quot Irma f. Reickert hebrew Paisa callers Cincinnati representative or a Job sit a. We . Wien do Law a to the of Gilla in the Library of Columbia in i nil Witla Ahi an it item by Julius j. Price. american hebrew press a a amp p sunny Crest a Lato Leeds Centra to x Buo Gradows. A modern equipment. Mem x St met. Handicrafts. Sports. Am Friend tit n f in r special care to each Jihu a jew red Booklet pm to quest a a far f x own Wjk a mount Sinai h x Mot to. 24ict City

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