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ADVERTISEMENT.

ISAAC LEESER respectfully calls your attention to the following
works either written or edited by him; they may be had on appli-
cation to him by post-paid letters, or to Messrs. Carey & Hart,
Philadelphia; Messrs. Levine & Tavel, Charleston, S. C.; Rev.
S. M. Isaacs
, & M. H. Cardozo, New York; Mr. Z. Rehine, Balti-
more
; Mr. Jacob Ezekiel, Richmond; Mr. Isaac Lyons, Columbia,
S. C.
; Jacob De La Motta, Esq. Savannah; Mr. Gershom Kursheedt,
New Orleans; Mr. Phineas Moses, Cincinnati; M. M. Sollas
and M. Sarfaty, Esqrs. Kingston, Jamaica; Aaron Wolff, Esq. St.
Thomas
; Rev. David Piza, Montreal, L. C.; Mr. David Q. Henri-
ques
, London; and Mr. Henry S. Samuel, Liverpool.

1. WORKS OF INSTRUCTION.

1. INSTRUCTION IN THE MOSAIC RELIGION;

translated from the German of J. Johlson: 8vo. Boards, 139 pages.
Philadelphia, 5590.

**CONTENTS. Chapter 1. Of the Duty and Destination of Man.

Chapter 2. Of Religion. Chapter 3. Of God and his Attributes.
Chapter 4. Of Immortality. Chapter 5. Of Revelation. Chapter
6. Of the Ten Commandments. Chapter 7. Of the Tradition.
Chapter 8. Of the Duties towards God. Chapter 9. Of the Duties
towards Ourselves. Chapter 10. Of the Duties towards our Fellow-
men. Chapter 11. Of the Duties towards the State. Chapter 12.
Of Means to become Pious.—Appendix. Of the Ceremonies and the
Jewish Almanac.

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2. CATECHISM FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN;

designed as a Familiar Exposition of the Jewish Religion. 12mo.
boards, 168 pages. Philadelphia, 5599.

**CONTENTS. Chapter 1. Religion in General. Chapter 2.
The Mosaic Religion in particular. Chapter 3. God and his Attri-
butes. Chapter 4. The Revelation of God to Man. Chapter 5.
The Law revealed through Moses. Chapter 6. The Moral Law.
Chapter 7. The Ten Commandments. Chapter 8. The Kingdom
of the Messiah. Chapter 9. The Life after Death. Chapter 10.
Repentance and Atonement. Appendix 1. The Ceremonial Law.
Appendix 2. The Jewish Creed.

3. THE HEBREW SPELLING BOOK,

designed as an easy Guide to the Hebrew Tongue. 8vo. Boards,
44 pages. Philadelphia, 5598.

4. ELEMENTARY INTRODUCTION TO THE
SCRIPTURES.

for the use of Hebrew Children, by Miss Simha C. Peixotto. Printed
under the superintendence of I. L. 18mo. 196 pages. Phila. 5600.

** This book contains the History of the Bible in questions and
answers, and is designed to convey in a familiar manner the Jewish
ideas on the events and doctrines of the Sacred Records.

5. THE MOSAIC SYSTEM IN ITS FUNDAMENTAL
PRINCIPLES;

by the Rev. Dr. Louis Salomon, late Minister of the Cong. Rodef
Shalom at Philadelphia. Edited by I. L. 12mo. 215 pages, Phila.
5601.

There has also appeared the following work, designed as a first
book of religious instruction:

THE ROAD TO FAITH,

for the use of Jewish Elementary Schools, translated from the
German of Dr. Henri Loeb, Chief Rabbi of Belgium, by Moses N.

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Nathan, Minister of the English and German Jews, Kingston,
Jamaica
. 18mo. 63 pages. Kingston, Ja. 5600.

**CONTENTS. Introduction. Of Religion in General. Part I.
Religious Belief. Section 1. Of God and his Attributes. Section
2. Of the Creation of the World and Mankind. Section 3. Of
Providence. Section 4. Of Rewards and Punishments; or a Future
State.—Part II. Religious Duties. Section 5. Of Repentance and
Atonement. Section 6. Of our Duties towards God. Section 7.
Of our Duties towards our Neighbours. Section 8. Of our Duties
towards Ourselves. Sections 9 and 10. Of the Ceremonial Law.

II. BOOKS OF DEVOTION AND ARGUMENT.

1. THE JEWS AND THE MOSAIC LAW.

Part I. “Containing a Defence (sic) of the Revelation of the Pentateuch,
and of the Jews for their adherence to the same.” Part II. “Con-
taining Four Essays on the Relative Importance of Judaism and
Christianity, by a Native of Germany, and a Professor of Chris-
tianity.” 8vo. boards, 277 pages. Phila. 5594.

**CONTENTS. Part I. Chapter 1. Conscience and Revelation.
Chapter 2. Who wrote the Pentateuch? Chapter 3. Moses an
authentic Historian. Chapter 4. The Pentateuch. Chapter 5-8.
History of Revelation—AdamNoahAbrahamIsaacJacob.
Chapter 9. The Legation of Moses. Chapter 10. The Exodus.
Chapter 11. The Israelites and Revelation. Chapter 12. The De-
scent on Sinai. Chapter 13. The Decalogue. Chapter 14. The
Jewish Commonwealth. Chapter 15. The Bible and Paganism.
Chapter 16. The Phylacteries. Chapter 17. The Festivals. Chap-
ter 18. The Sacrifices. Chapter 19. The Forbidden Meats. Chap-
ter 20. The Golden Calf. Chapter 21. Inspiration and Prophecy.
Chapter 22. Fulfilment of Prophecy. Chapter 23. The Religion
of the Bible. Chapter 24. The Hebrew Worship. Chapter 25.
The Fasts and Ceremonies. Chapter 26. The Law and the Rabbins.
Appendix.—Part II. Introduction, Essays 1—4. Notes.

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2. DISCOURSES, ARGUMENTATIVE AND DEVOTIONAL,

on the subject of the Jewish Religion. Vols. I. and II. (or first
series) 8vo. boards, pages 590, Phila. 5597.—Vol. III. (or second
series) 268 pages, Phila. 5601.

**Contents of Vol. I. Dis. 1. Confidence in God. Dis. 2.
Want of Faith. Dis. 3. Pious Energy. Dis. 4. The Destruction
of Jerusalem. Dis. 5. The Consolation of Israel. Dis. 6. Perfec-
tion with God. Dis. 7. The Covenant. Dis. 8. Sin and Repent-
ance. Dis. 9. The Creation. Dis. 10. Pious Reflections. Dis. 11.
The Festival of Hanuckah. Dis. 12. The Fear of Loss. Dis. 13.
The Festival of Purim. Dis. 14. Reward and Punishment. Dis.
15. The Sanctification of the Lord. Dis. 16. The Glory of the
Lord. Dis. 17. The Death of the Righteous. Dis. 18. The Resto-
ration of Israel. Dis. 19. The New Year. Dis. 20. The Passover.
Dis. 21. The Pentecost. Dis. 22. The Visitation of Heaven (on the
Cholera). Dis. 23. Obedience and Repentance. Dis. 24. The
advent of Messiah. Dis. 25. The Institution of Sacrifices. Dis. 26. The Sinfulness of Pride. Dis. 27. Motives of Gratitude. Dis.
28. The Sin of Insincerity.

Contents of Vol. II. Dis. 29. The Duty of Instruction. Dis. 30.
The Selection of Israel. Dis. 31. The Duty of Active Benevolence.
Dis. 32. The Selection of Israel (in continuation of Dis. 30). Dis.
33. The Blessing of Revelation. Dis. 34. The Permanence of the
Law. Dis. 35. Prayer, Fasting, and Charity. Dis. 36. The Jewish
Faith. Dis. 37. The Punishment of Pharaoh. Dis. 38. Recom-
pense and Retribution. Dis. 39. Religious Education. Dis. 40.
The Transgression of Israel. Dis. 41. The Institution of Prayer.
Dis. 42. The Causes and Remedies of Sin. Dis. 43. The Spirit of
the Age. Dis. 44-50. The Messiah, in seven Lectures. Dis. 51.
Address on the Duty and Scope of Charity. Dis. 52. Address on
the Objects of Charity.

Contents of Vol. III. Dis. 1. Call to Repentance. Dis. 2. The

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Redemption of Israel. Dis. 3. The Mission of the Prophets. Dis.
4. Religious Education and Repentance. Dis. 5. Obedience to the
Law. Dis. 6. The Resignation of Aaron. Dis. 7. The Uncertainty
of Life. Dis. 8. The Revelation of Sinai. Dis. 9. Religious Union.
Dis. 10. The Sorrows of Israel. Dis. 11. The Requirements of
the Law. Dis. 12. The Duty of Contentment. Dis. 13. The Way
of Life. Dis. 14. Salvation through Repentance. Dis. 15. The
Covenant of Abraham. Dis. 16. Religious Education, 1. Dis. 17.
Religious Education, 2. Dis. 18. Religious Education, 3. Dis. 19.
Motives of Charity. Dis. 20. Funeral Address. Dis. 21. Persecu-
tion of the Jews. Dis. 22. Prayer at the S. S. Examination, 1.
Dis. 23. Prayer at the S. S. Examination, 2.

NOTE.—Those possessing the First Series can be supplied with
the Third Volume separately; but not beyond the number of Vols.
I. and II. on hand.

3. THE CLAIMS OF THE JEWS TO AN EQUALITY OF
RIGHTS,

illustrated in a Series of Letters to the Editor of the Philadelphia
Gazette. 8vo. pages 99. Phila. 5601.

4. THE FORM OF PRAYER,

according to the custom of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews, 6
vols. royal 8vo. 5597- 5598.

CONTENTS. Vol. I. Daily Prayers. Vol. II. New Year Services.
Vol. III. Day of Atonement Service. Vol. IV. Tabernacle Ser-
vice. Vol. V. Passover and Pentecost Service. Vol. VI. Fast-
Days' Service.

NOTE.—An extra number of the First Volume, containing the
Daily Prayers, having been printed, it may be had separate from
the set.

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5. In contemplation, if sufficient encouragement is given,

THE BOOK

OF

THE LAW OF GOD;

commonly called the Pentateuch, Hebrew and English. In five
vols. small octavo, at twelve dollars and fifty cents in paper. Dif-
ference of exchange and duties to be paid by subscribers.

It is contemplated to revise the existing translation carefully
according to the best Jewish authorities, such as Onkelos, Yarchi,
Mendelssohn, Dubna, Zunz, and others, in order to furnish the
English-speaking Israelites with a text and translation which may
be depended upon for as great a share of accuracy as the editor's
industry can produce. It is probable that the work will require
about a year and a half for its completion from the time of its com-
mencement; but if it is undertaken, not time shall be lost, consistent
with accuracy, to bring it before the public.

The following is a specimen of the proposed revised translation,
to correspond with the Hebrew page of the text of Pisa, which will
be closely followed. The division in sections commonly found in
the English version being not according to the Massoratic text will
not be adhered to; still the usual division of chapters will be indi-
cated as in the subjoined extract.

DEUTERONOMY, X. AND XI. AYKEB.

the earth and all that is therein. 15. Yet only
in thy forefathers has the Lord delight, in order
to love them; he therefore chose their seed after
them, namely you, from all the nations, as you
see this day. 16. Remove therefore the obdu-
racy of your heart, and be no more stiff-necked.
17. For the Lord your God, is the God of gods,

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and the Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and
terrible God, who hath no regard to persons,
and receiveth no bribes; 18. Who executeth
justice for the fatherless and the widow, and
loveth the stranger to give him food and rai-
ment. 19. Love ye then the stranger, for you
have yourselves been strangers in the land of
Egypt. 20. The Lord thy God thou shalt fear,
him thou shalt serve, to him thou shalt cleave,
and by his name thou shalt swear. 21. He is
thy praise, and he is thy God, who hath done
for thee these great and fearful things which
thy own eyes have seen. 22. With seventy per-
sons thy forefathers went down to Egypt; and
now the Lord thy God hath made thee as nume-
rous as the stars of heaven. 1. Love
CHAP. XI.
thou therefore the Lord thy God, and
keep his charge, his statutes, judgments, and
commandments all thy days. 2. Know ye also
this day, that not with your children, who have
not known, and who have not seen the chastise-
ment of the Lord your God, his greatness, his
strong hand, and his outstretched arm; 3. As
also his signs and acts which he displayed in
Egypt, unto Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, and
all his land.

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ALSO JUST READY.

6. SHEMANG YISRAEL, OR, THE SPIRIT OF JUDAISM.

Being an Exposition of the Duties embraced in the Shemang; by
Grace Aguilar, of Hackney, England, edited by I. L. 12mo. cloth
boards, pages 255. Phila. 5602.

**CONTENTS. Chapter 1. The Avowal of Unity considered as
it regards the Jewish Nation. Chapter 2. Definition of the word
Heart—Love of God considered as it regards the Affections. Chap-
ter 3. Definition of the word Soul—Love of God considered as it
regards the Intellectual and Vital Principle of Man. Chapter 4.
Definition of the world Might—Love of God considered as it regards
our Domestic and Social Duties. Chapter 5. Brief Review of the
Commandments and the Social Duties therein comprised. Chap-
ter 6. Hints on the Religious Instruction of the Hebrew Youth.
Chapter 7. The Spirit of Religion regarded as pervading and
guiding our Conversation, profane reading, admiration of the Works
of Nature, etc. Chapter 8. The Spirit and the Forms of Judaism
considered Separately and together.

Any letter sent by mail to the address of ISAAC LEESER, at Phila-
delphia
, will reach him, unforseen accidents only excepted. The
public may be assured that every order for any of the above works
will be promptly attended to, and to persons living out of the limit
of the U. S. the charges will be the same as to residents of the
Union, with the sole addition of duty, &c.

Philadelphia, January 12, 5602.