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Posts Tagged ‘siddur’

Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding.

Marilyn Monroe’s Siddur To Be Auctioned

A well-used siddur owned by actress Marilyn Monroe, who converted to Judaism in 1956, when she married Jewish author Arthur Miller, will go up for auction Nov. 12 in Cedarhurst, Long Island, according to JTA, which reported the opening bid will be $4,600. J. Greenstein & Co. will handle the auction. Monroe and Miller divorced…

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Retro literature. Tehillim the original prayer book.

Weekly Torah Portion – The Original Prayer Book

Parshat V’etchanan: Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11; Isaiah 40:1-26. In this week’s Torah portion, we find Moses’ personal prayer, petitioning God for entry into the Land of Israel. Moses prayed to God countless times — but which prayer book did he use? In a synagogue today, you can find all sorts of prayers in the siddur. There are…

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