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Bernard Felsenthal. Jüdische Fragen, Beiträge zu Klärung [The Jewish Question].

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Bernard Felsenthal. Jüdische Fragen, Beiträge zu Klärung [The Jewish Question].

FINE BOOKS. Chicago, 1895. The Reform rabbi’s spirited defense of Jewish identity.

Price: $350

Bernard Felsenthal (1822-1908) was the German-speaking rabbi of the Sinai Congregation, built in 1858 as the first Reform Jewish congregation in Chicago. He was among the first to favor participation in the Zionist Congress at Basel in 1897, against overwhelming opposition from his Reform Colleagues.

FELSENTHAL, Bernard. Jüdische Fragen, Beiträge zur Klärung… [The Jewish Question. Contributions and Clarifications]. Chicago: Koelling & Klappenbach, 1895. Text in German. 40pp. Lacks covers. Berlin library stamp. Very good condition.

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