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Lot #    19590
Auction End Date    1/8/2008 11:12:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Shevilei David, Kol Kore Neged Ruah ha-Zeman
Title (Hebrew)    שבילי דוד, קול קורא נגד רוח הזמן
Author    [Only Ed. - Polemic] R. David J. L. Silverstein
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Israel b. Abraham Bak
Publication Date    1863
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [1], 31 ff., 220:173 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later half cloth boards.
   Commentary to the Pentateuch and anti-Reform polemic by R. David Judah Leib Silverstein (1820-1884), Hungarian rabbi. R. Silberstein was born in Bonyhad and studied under R. Meir Ash in Ungvar (Uzhorod). He served in several communities: Ujhely (Satoraljaujhely), Senta (in Yugoslavia), and Vacz near Budapest. He also lived in Jerusalem for eight years between 1859 and 1867. He was the author of the Shevilei David (1863), on the Pentateuch, and four volumes with the same name (1862–1880) on the four sections of the Shulhan Arukh. He was in communication with the outstanding contemporary Hungarian scholars, among others, R. Moses Schick, R. Abraham Judah ha-Kohen Schwartz, R. Menahem Mendel Baneth, and R. Amram Blum. He passed on in Vacz.
Paragraph 2    אשר חברתי ... על ספר תורת אלוקינו ... ללמד תורה ומצות ומוסר והשכל ... בעמ"ח ספר שבילי דוד על ש"ע אה"ע (דוד יהודא זילבר שטיין מבאניהארד) ... בשנת א'ת'ב'ר'"ך',

שם הספר על-פי הקדמת המחבר. דף ב-ח, א, בראשי העמודים: שבילי דוד; דף ח, ב-לא, ב: קול קורא נגד רוח הזמן. דף א, ב: חידושי-תורה "בשם אאמ"ו זצוק"ל מו"ה אהרן לייפניק"; "בשם אחי הרב ... שלמה נ"י זילבר שטיין אב"ד בק"ק שארקאדי".

   CD-EPI 0132310; EJ; P. Z. Schwartz, Shem ha-Gedolim me-Erez Hagar, 1; Halevy, Jerusalem Imprints (1976) 84
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica