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Lot #    24707
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 11:24:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Menuhat shabbat
Title (Hebrew)    מנוחת שבת (שבת רוהע)
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Shmuel Yaakov Rabinowitz
City    Liverpool
Publisher    Liverpool branch of Mizrahi
Publication Date    1919
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 31 pp., 184:124 mm.., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   A Yiddish homily by R. Samuel Jacob Rabinowitz on Sabbath rest. R. Samuel Jacob Rabinowitz was born in Chelm in 1857. He became a rabbi in Jevye in 1887 and was called the same year to Alexoty. He was the co-founder of the Mizrachi World Movement of Religious Zionists in 1902, and was elected president of the British Mizrachi organisation at its first conference in 1918. He was appointed rabbi of the Liverpool congregation in 1906. Dr Rabinowitz also played an important role as Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer of the Liverpool Shechita Board. Dr. Rabinowitz was also President of the Liverpool Talmud Torah Schools, Chairman of the Merseyside Mizrachi Society and had involvement in various Jewish education organizations.

Published works including Ha'dath V'Halumiuth , a collection of essays (Warsaw, 1900); Lit'kufath Ha'yamim , expositions of Halakhah and dialectical addresses (1917); M'nuhath Shabbath , published by Liverpool Mizrachi (1919); The letter and the spirit, Na'aseh V'nishma , a paraphrase from the Hebrew by Revd J.Raffalovitch and Betram B.Benas, reprinted from the Jewish Chronicle , 1920; Yashresh Ya'akov (1924). Manuscript notes for publications, including dialectical addresses on Baba Kamma, Baba Metsia, Baba Bathra, Kiddushin, Shabbath, Horioth and Hullin, and homiletical addresses on Arba'ah Bonim, Ma'aseh Nissim, S'huth Aboth, Ez Hadath, Hesed Umishpat, and notes on 'Drishat Zion' of Mohilever. Other papers including divorce documents; sale of Hametz documents, a letter from Dayan S.Hillman to M.Raffalovitch of Liverpool, 1921; an illuminated address presented to Rabbi Rabinovitz by his friends and admirers of Krono on his taking up his rabbinical appointment at Sapatskin in 1900; a presentation address to Rabbi Rabinovitz by the Liverpool Jewish community on the completion of thirty years of rabbinical service, and a souvenir programme of the presentation, 26 Dec 1917.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica