Guide to the Sermons preached by American rabbis : collection of pamphlets M2781

Gurudarshan Khalsa
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Sermons preached by American rabbis : collection of pamphlets
source: Mizrahi, Israel
Identifier/Call Number: M2781
Physical Description: .4 Linear Feet (one manuscript storage box)
Date (inclusive): 1884-1940

Scope and Contents

A collection of pamphlets: sermons preached by American Rabbis, from 1880s through 1940s. The collection consists of 28 publications.

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[identification of item], Sermons preached by American rabbis : collection of pamphlets (M2781). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.


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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Mizrahi, Israel

Box 1, Folder 1

Pamphlets 1894-1920

Scope and Contents

1.) Shylock. M. H. Harris; Temple Israel of the City of New York. Publisher: New York : Philip Cowen, 1894.
2.) The scapegoat or sects at the open gate of brotherhood. J. Leonard Levy. Publisher: Philadelphia, Press of Geo. A. Levy, 1896.
3.) Domestic facts and figures: a Sunday lecture before Congregation Rodeph Shalom. J. Leonard Levy. Publisher: Publicity Press, 1901.
4.) Multiple pamphlets bound in one: a.) Shall the pulpit be free. Stephen S. Wise. Publisher New York : Bloch Publishing Company, 1908. b.) The war and the Jewish question : or after the war, for Israel what? Stephen S. Wise. Publisher New York : Published for the Free Synagogue by Bloch Publishing Company, 1915. c.) Who are the Bolshevists at home and abroad? Stephen S. Wise. Publisher New York : Free Synagoue House, 1919. d.) Henry Ford's challenge and a Jew's reply. Stephen S. Wise. Publisher New York : Free Synagogue House, 1920. e.) The real Jewish peril or the menace of anti-Semitism to America. John Spargo. Publisher: New York : Free Synagogue House, 1920.
Box 1, Folder 2

Pamphlets 1909-1924

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1.) Let the children of Israel go forward: a sermon on some aspects of Judaism in America: delivered in Temple Emanu-El of New York City, April 18th 1909. Sol Foster, Jr. Publisher: [Newark, New Jersey], [1909].
2.) Jewish colonization: address delivered before the members of the Lawndale Club of Chicago, 1911.
3.) Rabbi's message: address delivered at the annual meeting of Congregation Beth Israel, Meridian, Mississippi, on Sunday, February 2, 1913. Max Raisin. Publisher: Meridian, Mississippi: Congregation Beth Israel, [1913].
4.) Reconstruction: New Year's sermon delivered at Temple Israel of Harlem, September 7, 1918. Maurice H. Harris. Publisher: [New York], [1918]
5.) A sermon: think-tank-help. Jacob H. Kaplan. Publisher: Cincinnati, 1919.
6.) multiple pamphlets bound in one: a.) An address: at the fifteenth anniversary celebration of Free Synagogue, New York, April 1922. Emil Gustav Hirsch, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Publisher: [New York]: [Jewish Institute of Religion], [1922]. b.) Addresses at a dinner and reception at the home of Adolph Lewisohn in honor of Ismar Elbogen and Felix Perles. Arthur Cushman McGiffert; Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; George Foot Moore; Daniel P. Hays; Stephen S. Wise. Publisher: New York: Jewish Institute of Religion, 1922.
7.) The world's salvation: a New Year sermon. Heart, mouth and hand, Kol Nidre sermon... Max Heller. Publisher: [New Orleans], [1923].
8.) Address on Abraham Lincoln: address... delivered on Lincoln Day celebration in the synagogue of Washington Heights congregation, February 12, 1924. Emanuel Hertz. Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO, 1924.
Box 1, Folder 3

Pamphlets 1895-1940

Scope and Contents

1.) Multiple pamphlets bound in one: a.) The religion of a business man: [an address delivered at the session of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, St. Louis, Missouri, January 19, 1925]. Abram Simon. Publisher: Washington D.C., Washington Hebrew Congregation, 1925. b.) The child as bread-winner: discourse delivered at Temple Oheb Shalom. William Rosenau. Publisher: Baltimore, 1912.
2.) Synagogue melodies for the High Holy Days. Israel Goldfarb, Samuel E. Goldfarb. Publisher: Brooklyn, New York: [publisher not identified], 1926.
3.) Judaism's message to the world. Morris S. Lazaron. Publisher: New Orleans, 1937.
4.) The enemies within: a Sabbath sermon. Samuel Harry Goldenson. Publisher: New York, 1937.
5.) Can we achieve Jewish unity by a referendum? A sermon... May 28, 1938. Henry George. Publisher: New York : The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, [1940?].
6.) The hour calls for realism plus vision: presidential message. Israel Goldstein. Publisher: New York : Jewish National Fund of American, [1939?].
7.) Multiple pamphlets bound in one: a.) Jesus of Nazareth.. from a modern Jewish viewpoint: [address delivered at Sabbath eve service... December 22 1939 at] Temple Emanuel. Abraham L. Feinberg. Publisher: Denver, Colorado, [1940?]. b.) The Jewish pulpit: sermons delivered by Rabbi Louis Grossmann D.D. Temple Beth El, Detroit. Publisher: Detroit : Franklin Press, 1895.
8.) New Year's message: of the president Rabbi Emil W. Leipziger to the members of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Emil W. Leipziger. 1940.
9.) Moses: a lecture, first delivered in May 1878. Henry George. Publisher: New York : The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, [1940?].