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Bidding Information
Lot #    24775
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 11:58:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Derusha
Title (Hebrew)    דרשה לחינוך בית הכנסת לעדת יראים
Author    Only Ed. - Unrecorded] [R. Jonathan b. Zvi Steif]
City    New York
Publisher    Saphrograph Co.
Publication Date    1954
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 22 pp., 233:156 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Homily for inauguration of a new synagogue for Adath Yerim in Brooklyn by R. Jonathan b. Zvi Steif (1877-1958), prominent rabbinical scholar, served in prestigious communities. A student of the Ktav Sofer, he was appointed to the Budapest Rabbinical court in 1923. After the Holocaust he settled in the United States where his views and responsa were widely accepted. Several of his works were published in Europe during his lifetime, several books of collected responsa and novella were printed in Brooklyn after his demise.
          
Reference
Description
   Isaac Joseph Kohen, Hakhmei Hungaria, pp. 495
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica