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Lot #    16874
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 10:56:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Divrei Menahem
Title (Hebrew)    דברי מנחם
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Menahem Mendel ben Moses Ehrlich
City    Riga
Publisher    Bilike Bicher
Publication Date    1935
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 240, [4] pp., octavo 190:125 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Discourses on Sefer Bereishit by R. Menahem Mendel ben Moses Bendit Ehrlich. There are Hebrew and English title pages, the verso of the latter stating that it is Divrei Menahem, For the past tense, Present tense, and the Future. R. Ehrlic is described as Saldus Lettonie.The Hebrew title page describes R. Erhlich as having been rav and av bet din in Bistritcz and Kalimisak, Poland. There is an approbation from R. Menahem Mendel Zak of Riga, a prologue from R. Ehrlich. He writes that now, when times are difficult for Israel, we say, “peace for him who is far off and for him who is near” (Isaiah 57:19), and strectch out our hand to go in the way of the Torah and tradition. R. Ehrlich concludes that Divrei Menahem should be a consolation for my people and in it is my name and my people should a consolation for me. The text follows, in a single column in square letters. There are several discourses of varying length on each parasha. Among the examples of the numerous discourses from parshah Toldot, are the trials of Isaac, the approval of the Holy One of the deeds of Sarah, Sarah as an educator and prophetess, the Akedah, the sacrifices of kellal Israel, preparing for Shabbat, Shabbat morning, methods of parenting, and several others. R. Ehrlich perished in the Holocaust.
          
Paragraph 2    לעבר ולהוה ולעתיד. מיוסד לפי פ' התורה. חלק ראשון >ספר בראשית<. מאת מנחם מענדיל בהר"ר משה בנדט ז"ל ערליך. אבד"ק סלדוס מדינת לטבי'. מלפנים רב ואב"ד בק' ביסטריץ וקימעלישאק מדינת פולין ...

עם הסכמת ר' מנחם מענדל ז'ק, ריגע, כא מנחם אב תרצ"ה.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0111818
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica