Maides of Honor (1587); High Holy Dayes (1653)
James A. Landau
JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Thu Jan 16 14:20:33 UTC 2003
In a message dated 1/15/03 1:39:31 PM Eastern Standard Time,
maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU writes:
> Wasn't Jim Landau providing a date for High Holy Days in the Jewish
> calendar? The cites from EEBO seem to refer to something else. Anyway,
> here is a slightly earlier cite for High Holy Days found in the Historical
> Index to the New York Times 21 August 1918 page 8 col. 7 under United
> States--Army: Jews "orders issued for furloughs for high holy days"
Yes, the title of my post was "Judaica antedatings".
Did you find the cite for "high holy days" on page 6 of the March 15, 1922
issue of the New York Times? It is interesting that neither time is the
I found this one while unsuccessfully trying to find a report of Judith
Kaplan's "bat mitzvah" in the New York Times. Lucikly Barry Popik was able
to find an actual 1922 citation---my best was an embarrassing 1933.
- Jim Landau
"You don't have to be a murderer to contribute to the OED" --- Jesse
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