06:48:36


[Login]   
[Book List]  

PLEASE NOTE: All bidding for the auction currently underway
at our new website at www.virtualjudaica.com/
.

 
Bidding Information
Lot #    21468
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 1:03:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Hayyim Judah Ehrenreich
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר חיים יהודא ערענרייך בע'מ אוצר החיים
Author    [Ms.]
City    [Humenne]
Publication Date    192?
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] pp., 230:146 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, not dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Hayyim Judah b. Kalonymus Ehrenreich (1887–1942), Hungarian rabbi to his broter-in-law. R. Ehrenreich served as rabbi of Holesov, Moravia; Deva, Transylvania; and Humenne, Slovakia. In this last community, to which he was appointed in 1930, he devoted himself to a study of talmudic literature. Ehrenreich planned a scientific edition of the Babylonian Talmud together with a new commentary of his own, and a similar one of the Jerusalem Talmud, but nothing was published. Immersed in this scholarly activity, he hardly engaged in communal activity, but in 1920 published an important pamphlet Yisrael bein ha-Amim ("Israel Among the Nations") dealing with Jewish survival. His works include R. Saadiah Gaon's Shelosh Esreh Middot (1922); Sefer ha-Pardes (1924); parts of Sefer Abudarham (1927); R. Abraham Klausner's Minhagim (1929); and Givat ha-Moreh (1936), sermons. From 1920 he published parts of Seder Rav Amram Ga'on with his own commentary and edited a monthly journal, Ozar ha-Hayyim, from 1924–38. He and his family were killed by the Nazis in Lublin in 1942.
          
Reference
Description
   Tammudei Hatam [Shevet] Sofer p. 569; EJ
        
Associated Images
1 Image (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
  Order   Image   Caption
  1   Click to view full size  
  
  
Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica