Isaac Leeser (1806-1868), undated, 1835
Scope and Contents
Contains two documents from rabbi and publisher Isaac Leeser of Philadelphia, a broadside proposal to start a school in Philadelphia and a advertisement to attract subscribers to a book by Leeser on Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Customs.
- Creation: undated, 1835
- Leeser, Isaac (Person)
Isaac Leeser was a rabbi and publisher in Philadelphia.
From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- 1. Friesel, Evyatar, Lloyd P. Gartner, Arthur A. Goren, Walter Jacob, Leon A. Jick, Pamela S. Nadell, Robert Rockaway, Jonathan D. Sarna, June Sochen, and Stephen J. Whitfield. “The Greatest American Jewish Leaders: Introduction.” American Jewish History 78, no. 2 (1988): 169–200. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23883365.
- 2. Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/9708-leeser-isaac
- 3. Kiron, Arthur. Biographical Sketch of Isaac Leeser. http://the-scientist.verity.library.upenn.edu/Leeser_Biographical_Sketch.pdf
- 4. Whiteman, Maxwell. “ISAAC LEESER AND THE JEWS OF PHILADELPHIA: A Study in National Jewish Influence.” Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society 48, no. 4 (1959): 207–44. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43059070.