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Lot #    24567
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 10:14:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Torat ha-Erez
Title (Hebrew)    תורת הארץ ח'א
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Moses Kliers
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Samuel ha-Levi Zuckerman
Publication Date    1928
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [15], 206 ff., 300:225 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy loose in the original boards, split and rubbed.

[1] p., 277:217 mm., typewritten on stationary, signed in ink.

Paragraph 1    With letter of introduction by R. Osher Zev b. Simhah Bunem Werner (1894-1957), rabbi of Lynn Mass. R. Werner was born and educated in Jerusalem and subsequently became the Chief Rabbi of Tiberius.
   On the laws pertaining to Erez Israel by R. Moses Kliers (1874-1934), Chief Rabbi of the Tiberius Ashkenazic Community. R. Kliers was born and raised in Safed. In his teens, he married the daughter of a prominent scholar of the Slonim community in Tiberius, and he went to live there. At the age of 26, in response to a request by R. Samuel, the Slonimer Rebbe, R. Kliers founded a yeshiva, Ohr Torah, at the grave-site of Reb Meir Baal ha-Ness on the shores of the Kineret. He was involved in community affairs and worked assiduously for the welfare and improvement of Tiberius Jewry.
Paragraph 2    ... כולו ידבר מדיני מצות התלויות בארץ... חובר מאתי... משה בלא"א מו"ה מאיר ז"ל קליערס החונה בעיה"ק טבריה... חלק א

חלק א: ובסופו קונטרס אחרון. התחלתי להדפיסו בשנת תרפ"ה ונגמר בשנת תרפ"ח. [15], רו דף. חלק ב: נפסק באמצע הדפוס מחמת פטירתו [של המחבר]. הוצא לאור ע"י בניו. [תרצ"ד]. [1], מח דף. חלק ב: כולל פנים, מחולק לפרקים ולסעיפים, וסביב לו ביאור.

   CD-EPI 0164510; Chachmei Yisroel of New England, p. 72
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica