Letter; Leeser, Isaac; Wise, Isaac Mayer; Albany, New York, United States; 1851 May 18
A two page letter from Rabbi Isaac Wise of Albany, New York to Rev. Isaac Leeser of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The letter deals with the "Congregation Beth-El of Albany Affair," when Rabbi Isaac Wise was physically attacked on the bimah and a fight broke out. In this letter Rev. Wise outlines his seven point legal citory against Louis Spanier, who tried to remove Wise from Beth El.
Leeser, Isaac; Wise, Isaac Mayer
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)