The Beth El Story, with a History of the Jews in Michigan Before 1850,
Wayne University Press, 1955. First Edition; Various. Hardcover. Blue-Grey cloth cover with gold print. This is a history of the Jewish Temple in Detroit named Beth El. It includes a history of the Jews in Michigan. "Bethel (, "House of God")—also written as Beth El or Beth-El—was an ancient Israelite town, located about ten miles north of Jerusalem, famous for its shrine. According to the biblical account, altars were established at Bethel by both Abraham and Jacob, and the latter described it as a place of awesome spiritual power (Gen. 28:17). Bethel also housed the Ark of the Covenant during the period of the judges, when it was also a sacred place to offer sacrifices to God and receive oracles from God."; Photos and illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Keywords: Jewery History Americana