Letter; Leeser, Isaac; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, United States; 1865 - Colenda Digital Repository
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Letter; Leeser, Isaac; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, United States; 1865

Title:
Letter; Leeser, Isaac; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, United States; 1865
Date:
1865
Description:
Leeser, Isaac and Nathan, Moses N.. St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, A highly detailed six page letter written by Rev. Moses N. Nathan from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands to Rev. Isaac Lesser in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The letter deals with three themes. The first is that his wife is an invalid and he is working day and night to make certain she is cared for when he is gone. The second is an important Rabbinic debate with Leeser on training for a young man before Bar Mitzvah. The last deals with the difficulties of trying to compromise with the Reform ideas on the Island
Identifier:
2009.01.05.00001; {92F27823-EAF3-4290-A97C-6C1681878A58}
Language:
English
Type:
Letters
Personal Name:
Leeser, Isaac; Nathan, Moses N.
Geographic Subject:
United States -- Virgin Islands -- St. Thomas; United States -- Virgin Islands
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Arc.MS.56
Collection:
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)