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Lot #    10544
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 11:47:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Israels Gebete
Title (Hebrew)    סדור תפלות ישראל
Author    [Liturgy - First Ed.] R. Samson Raphael Hirsch
City    Frankfort am Main
Publisher    J. Kauffmann (H. L. Broenner)
Publication Date    1895
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. VI, 758 pp., 207:132 mm., usual age staining, nice margins. A good copy bound in the later boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Year round prayerbook with R. Hirsch's commentary in German.

R. Samson b. Raphael Hirsch (1808–1888) was the leader and foremost exponent of Orthodoxy in Germany in the 19th century. Born in Hamburg, Hirsch studied Talmud there with his grandfather R. Mendel Frankfurter. His education was also influenced by rabbis Jacob Ettlinger and Isaac Bernays, and by his father, R. Raphael (who had changed his surname from Frankfurter to Hirsch). R. Hirsch's importance as a religious spiritual leader, his wide influence as a preacher and teacher, organizer and writer, made him a dedicated champion of Orthodoxy in its controversy with the Reform-liberal Judaism. While advocating strict adherence to halakhah, R. Hirsch tried to find a solution to the political and cultural challenges presented in modern life to Judaism. He considered his view of Judaism not as a system of philosophical speculation but as an explication of the Sinaitic revelation. Despite widespread opposition to his ideas from many circles in German Jewry his personal qualities won their respect and admiration.

Full t.p: Israels Gebete. Uebersetzt und erlaeutert von Samson Raphael Hirsch.

          
Paragraph 2    סידור כמנהג אשכנז המערבי. עברית עם תרגום ופירוש בגרמנית. תפילות לחול ולשבת, עמידות לשלוש רגלים, לראש השנה וליום כיפור. הטקסט של הסידור מבוסס על הסידור "שפת אמת" בעריכתו של ר' וולף היידנהיים. עם הקדמה (בגרמנית) מאת מנדל הירש.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0319793; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica