London: Office of the Chief Rabbi, 1933. Item #028104
4 pages. Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz, who served as Chief Rabbi from 1913 to 1946 was instrumental in bridging the gulf between Jews of London's "east end" and "west end". As an early victim of persecution in his early childhood, he left Slovakia (which today is part of Hungry) and ended up in New York where he excelled earning his Ph. D. from Columbia. He was an early spokesman against the rise of the Nazi movement and in 1933. He saw the horrific dangers as Hitler came to power. This prayer written in both Hebrew and English was aimed at the world. Copies in the US are at Harvard, Hebrew Union College and the Jewish Theological Seminary. Also in England at the British Library Reference Collection and the University College of London. Fold marks with two small splits at center fold.