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Lot #    24668
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 11:04:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sha’arei Orah
Title (Hebrew)    ùòøé àåøä
Author    [Only Ed.] R. B. Naftali Fried, editor
City    Michalovce
Publisher    Grunfeld
Publication Date    1930
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 8 ff. quarto 239:190 mm., usual age staining, creased on fold.
          
Detailed
Description
   First edition of the monthly Torah periodical Sha’arei Orah, edited by R. B. Naftali ha-Kohen Fried. This edition of Sha’arei Orah is, according to the title page, the first offering (olah hadash) of halakhic novellae, pilpul, and savorah, she’elot u’teshuvot, and other related works from rabbis and their students. It is arranged by R. Naftali Katz Fried and his brother Mordecai David, sons of R. Jacob Meir, av bet din Kapish, only son of the well known admor R. Joshua Heschel ha-Kohen. Sha’arei Orah is a monthly, the only such journal in Czechoslovakia; its purpose is glorify Torah. It is reviewed by R. Moses Greenberger Rosh av bet din. The price of the journal is forty crowns a year and, overseas, two dollars annually. There is an introduction to the journal and then the text, which is comprised of ten simanim plus reviews. The first five entries are novellae, then Siftei Yeshenim (6-7), Tiferet Bahurim (8-9), Sha’arei Aggadah (10), and then Sha’arei ha-Bikorim (reviews), Sha’arei Yeshiva, and Sha’arei Teshuvah. On the last page are personal notices. R. Fried was murdered in the Holocaust.
          
Reference
Description
   Cohen, Sages of Hungary, p.465.
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Other:    Periodical
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica