Auction No. 114

Golden coins, Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Holocaust and refugees.

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 5pm Without Audience
Opening $ 100
Estimate $ 150 - $ 200

Beit Paga sermons for Shabbats and Festivals by Rabbi Shimon Ziwitz of Petersburg.

In the introduction, the author writes about religious life in the United States. With the approbation of Rabbi Eliyahu David Rabinowitz Teomin the Adere"t.

Rabbi Shimon Ziwitz [1855-1936] was a disciple of Rabbi Eliezer Gordon of Telz and of other rabbinic leaders of Lithuania. He served as a rabbi in Pikeln, but following the advice of Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan Spector, he immigrated to the United States in 1886, and was joined by his family two years later. He was among the prominent rabbis of the United States and active in the Rabbinical Council of the United States and Canada. He authored a number of books, and is known for his book HaMaShbYa"Ch - commentary on the Jerusalem Talmud.

[7], 193, [1] page. 22 cm. With small pictures of the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Rachel's tomb. The frame of the title page is purple.

Fine condition except for three leaves [89-92] which are lacking.