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Lot #    10866
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 11:05:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Kol Simhah
Title (Hebrew)    קול שמחה
Author    R. Simhah ben Zevi Paltrowitch
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Levi ve-Shutafav
Publication Date    1913
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Onoly edition. [7], 130 pp. 237:190 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A good copy loose in contemporary boards, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   Discourses for various occasions, celebrations, and eulogies by R. Simhah ben Zevi Paltrowitch. The text of the title page begins, “utter speech and express knowledge” (cf. Psalms 19:3) on our holy Torah, great and wondrous with discourses treasured and precious for all occasions and all a person’s wishes, from the beginning of his existence to the end of his days. Worthy explanations in abundance on the written Torah; “a shining path (cf. Job 41:24) to understanding the words of our sages in the Talmud. All in a pure and clear language. Approbations are from R. Saul Hayyim ben Abraham ha-Levi Horowitz, R. Isaac Jeroham ben Mises Joshua Judah Leib Diskin, and R. Abraham Moses ben Zevi ha-Levi Boehm. There are two introductions and a list of the numerous derashot, which include all the occasions of Jewish life, from verity to eulogy, weekly Torah portions, and festivals.

R. Simhah Paltrowitch was a direct descendant of R. Rabbi David ben Samuel Ha-Levi, the renowned 17th-century authority on Jewish law, served as rabbi in Buffalo, New York from l890 to l914. His other works include Simhah Hegyon (1903), Keter Zevi (1906), and Simhah Avot (1927).

          
Paragraph 2    יביע אומר... בדרושים... באורים... על תורה שבכתב... דברי חז"ל... אשר טפחתי ורביתי... שמחה פאלטראוויץ בהרב... צבי ז"ל החונה פה נויארק... שנת ק'ו'ל' גא'ו'ל'ה' ו'ק'ו'ל' ש'מ'ח'ה'

הסכמות: ר' שאול חיים ב"ר אברהם הלוי הורוויץ, ירושלים; ר' יצחק ירוחם ב"ר משה יהושע יהודא ליב דיסקין, ירושלם, כג טבת תרע"ג; ר' אברהם משה ב"ר צבי הלוי בעהם, ירושלם, ג בא תרע"ג.

          
Reference
Description
   BE kof 525; CD-EPI 0158450
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica