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Goldstein, Isaac (fl. 1863) A Song of praise to Moses Montefiore

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03148.02 Author/Creator: Goldstein, Isaac (fl. 1863) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Printed document Date: circa 1863-1885 Pagination: 1 p. ; 33 x 24 cm.

Summary of Content: In English and Hebrew. A song praising Montefiore for his work for the Jewish people. Also includes a quote from Proverbs. The song mentions Montefiore's travels to Morocco, which occurred in 1863, so the document could have been written any time between then and his death in 1885. However, the song does not mention a similar important journey to Romania in 1867, so it is possible that it was written between 1863 and 1867.

Background Information: Sir Moses Montefiore was a Jewish businessman from England who devoted his later life to assisting Jews around the world.

People: Goldstein, Isaac, fl. 1863
Montefiore, Moses, 1784-1885

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: MusicJudaismPoetryArt, Music, Theater, and FilmLiterature and Language ArtsReligionTravel

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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