Octavo, xiv, 213pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, $4.95 on front flap, very good with closed tear on back panel. From the personal library of Rabbi Stanley Rabinowitz, whose sermon is featured in the book. The book is signed by Rabbi Rabinowitz on the half title.
Comments: Rabbi Stanley Rabinowitz was a spiritual leader for presidents, supreme court justices, Israeli prime ministers and the Washington DC community for three decades. As the leader of the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, he was called upon by President Lyndon Johnson in the wake of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to help craft the Thanksgiving Day address to the nation. A few years later, he was called upon by President Jimmy Carter to assist with the Camp David Accords. He is remembered by the Washington DC community as a teacher and advocate for social integration. He passed away in 2012.