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Ḳ.Ḳ. Beit Shalome

Founded in 1789 by Spanish and Portuguese Jews as Ḳahal Ḳadosh Beth Shalome (Hebrew: Holy Congregation, House of Peace,) it is one of the oldest synagogues in the United States. (via wikipedia)


Prayer for the Government in honor of George Washington, First President of the United States of America by Ḳ.Ḳ. Beit Shalome (1789)

Contributed on: 19 Feb 2012 by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Abe Katz (translation) | Ḳ.Ḳ. Beit Shalome |

The following prayer for the government was composed by Congregation Beth Shalome in Richmond, Virginia in 1789. Please note the acrostic portion of the prayer in which the initial letters of the succeeding lines form the name: Washington. . . .

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