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Lot #    7047
Auction End Date    3/30/2004 2:28:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pre Ezekiel
Title (Hebrew)    פרי יחזקאל
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Moses Simeon Ziwitz
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Solomon Bros.
Publication Date    1908
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4], 192; 45, 6 pp., 224:136 mm., light age staining. A near fine copy bound in the original boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Homiletical commentary to the Torah, Includes responsa in the case of a young Pittsburgh woman, whose estranged spouse, in London, commanded his father to write a divorce decree to his wife as he will travel and never return. The wife after 14 years as Agunah, turns to R. Ziwitz, for relief and a divorce decree.

R. Moses Simeon b. Ezekiel Ziwitz (1852-1936) was born in Tytovenai, Lituannia and emigrated to the US in 1886. He served as Pittsburgh's Chief Rabbi till his passing in 1936. He is the author of many erudite works in all facets of rabbinical scholarship.

          
Paragraph 2    אשכול אמרים ... לדרוש בשבת ... ויכיל בקרבו ערך חמש מאות מאמרים ... גם קונטרס אבל כבד (הספד על מות ... רבינו יעקב יוסף ... ביום ג כד תמוז תרס"ב) וקונטרס גיטא דנא בתקנת עגונה. חברתיו ... משה שמעון זיוויטץ בן ... ר' יחזקאל ז"ל הרב בפיטטסבורג בפלך פענסילוויניא בארץ החדשה ...

בקונטרס עגונה גיטא דנא תשובות ר' יעקב דוד רידב"ז ור' שלום מרדכי הכהן שוואדראן.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0132189; Deinard p.
        
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Language:    Hebrew
  
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