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  • A lunar calendar, of the festivals, and other days in the year, observed by the Israelites, commencing anno mundi, 5566, and ending in 5619, being a period of 54 years, which by the solar computation of time, begins September 24th, 1805, and will end the 28th of the same month, in the year 1859, together with other tables useful and convenient. By Moses Lopez, of Newport, Rhode-Island.
Call No:
  • CE35
  • .L8 1806
Imprint Place:
  • [Newport, R.I.]
  • Printed at the Office of the Newport Mercury,
Imprint Date:
  • 1806.
Physical Description:
  • [132] p.
  • 16 cm.
Bibliographic References:
  • Sarna, Jonathan D. "An Eighteenth Century Hebrew Lu'ah from Pennsylvania", in American Jewish Archives Journal
  • Kinsberg, Ari G. M, "People of Faith, Land of Promise"
  • vol. LVII #1&2 (2005) pp. 25-27.
  • Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary, 2004.
  • First Jewish calendar printed in America.
  • "The Whole of which having been carefully examined an dcorrected, its utility has obtained the voluntary acknowledgement and approbation of the Rev. Mr. Seixas. the respectable Hazan of the K.K. Shearith Israel, in New-York."
  • RIHS copy inscribed: "Presented to Jacob J. Cohen by Naphtali Phillips, New York 11th Ce Adar, 5570" [March 17, 1810]
  • RIHS copy annotated in Hebrew.
  • Vault
  • MARC Values:

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