My father was the Rabbi of these Jews. My parents left this village within fifteen
days after I was born, and came to Halle in Prussia, where my father exercised
again the office of a Rabbi. I had a strict Jewish education: my father began to
become a Christian, but this purpose I disregarded after a few minutes, and I was
as zealous a Jew as before. When I was about seven years and a half old, my
father left Halle, and came to a great village near B. as Rabbi amongst the Jews.
I told nothing of these circumstances to my father, because I feared punishment.
But he observed himself, that I was more unquiet and much more thoughtful than
I ever was before. Some of my questions caused him to suspect; and he said one
After that my health had been restored, I went to my uncle, who lives in Bamberg;
and my father, who had been ill some years of a consumption, was obliged to
resign his situation as Rabbi, and to return to his native place, called Weilersbach
I came away at the end of four months, and endeavoured to see my father again,
but he was dead. I was at the same time fourteen years old. I went from
Weilersbach to Halle, where I had been educated, and I went to the Protestant
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Search Caraites; this is a diary of a missionary to Karaites in Cairo and Jerusalem. p. 241 has sample liturgy
OCLC Number: 5515105
Wolff, Joseph, -- 1795-1862.
Europe -- Description and travel. Palestine -- Description and travel.
Missions -- Palestine.
Missions -- Jews.
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Missionary Journal and Memoir of the Rev. Jeseph Wolf: Missionary to the Jews
Joseph Wolff,John Bayford
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