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Lot #    9112
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 3:12:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Beit Pegah
Title (Hebrew)    בית פגא
Author    [Only Ed. - American] R. Moses Simon Ziwitz
City    Jerusalem/Pittsburg
Publisher    Solomon Brothers
Publication Date    1904
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [7], 193, [1] pp., 222:160 mm., usual age staining, wide crisp margins. A very good copy bound in the original black cloth boards.
   Homilies for the holidays and special Sabbaths.

R. Moses Simon b. Ezekiel Ziwitz (1852-1936) was born in Cytowiany, Lita. He studied under R. Eliezer in Telz and Kovna. After serving in the Lithuanian rabbinate he emigrated to the United States in 1886 upon the advise of his Rebbe, R. Isaac Elhanan. After a two year position in Baltimore he became the rabbi of Pittsburg where he served until his passing. R. Ziwitz was a founder of the Agudat ha-Rabonim, author of many scholarly works, and a fighter of the Reform movement in America

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הסכמה: ר' אלי' דוד ב"ר בנימין ראבינוביץ תאומים, ירושלם, ג במדבר תרס"ד.

   CD-EPI 0132180; Anshei Shem p. 48
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica