Prayer book, New Year and Day of Atonement
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Gift of Joy F. Halperin
Id no. 2000.A.762, Book, Hebrew, English, English, Hebrew
This 1943 prayer book was issued to Leon Halperin and other Jewish members of the US Army.

Halperin immigrated to the US from Romania with his mother in 1927, although his mother died during the trip. Leon?s father, Abraham, had previously come to the US from Romania in 1913. Abraham worked in the garment industry and Leon was a postal clerk before joining the Army.
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