Book of Songs and Rituals of Israel, edited by David Moses Rohker, published by S. David. Bombay (India), 1964. A rare publication - a collection of songs - the Jewish community in Bombay, India. Marathi.
A large collection of songs and rituals practiced in the Jewish community in India - songs for Hanukkah, Purim, songs for joyous occasions, including special and unknown songs unique to the Jews of India, such as the song performed before the evening meal, a song after the evening meal, and also included here are the order of the Jewish wedding ceremony, the ritual of slaughtering an animal or bird, blessings for men and women, Pidyon haBen , Seder Tahara, and more.
At the beginning of the booklet is a picture of the author's father Moses Benjamin Rohker and on the page after it a picture of the author. In the introduction, the author writes that he published his work in the Marathi language because most of the tribes of the Children of Israel in India are connected to the Marathi language from their ancestors, and for accuracy he published the songs in the language understood by them.
94 p, 19 cm. Tear on the right side of the cover at the connection of the cover with the spine. Good condition.