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Lot #    11032
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 1:57:46 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ya’ir Nativ
Title (Hebrew)    יאיר נתיב
Author    [Polemic] R. Jonathon Benjaminha-Levi Horowicz
City    Satoraljaujhely
Publisher    B. Landesman
Publication Date    1897
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 20 pp., 195:140 mm., trimmed in lower margin affecting letters, bound in the original paper boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Polemic on the way of the Torah and respect for Talmudic scholars (rabbinic authorities) by R. Jonathon Benjamin ben Moses Judah ha-Levi Horowicz. The title is from, “[After him] he leaves a shining wake (ya’ir nativ)” (Job 42:24). The title page states the preceding purpose of the volume and is dated, “They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness יבאו ויגידו צדקתו (657 = 1897)” (Psalms 22:32). The verso of the title page has the verse, “Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trampled my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness” (Jeremiah 12:10), appropriate tot eh volumes subject matter. The text begins in the month of Iyyar, 1896 R. Moses Salmon of Hust, rabbi in my neighborhood, sent me a copy of his book Nativ Moshe, which is a study on one of the ways of the Torah, and specifically on Kal ve-homer. R. Horowicz writes that he had hardly looked at it and realized that the author showed insufficient respect for the honor of the Torah and cast the true tradition to the ground. R. Horowicz brings arguments and proofs in favor of his position against R. Salmon. This is followed by an exchange of letters between the two men. There is also as section in German, from pp. 14-20, concluding with a Hebrew paragraph.
          
Paragraph 2    לנתיבות התורה ומשפט תלמידי חכמים, מאת יונתן בנימין הלוי איש הורוויץ שומר משמרת הקדש פה אלשא-קובין ... שנת י'ב'א'ו' ו'י'ג'י'ד'ו' צ'ד'ק'ת'ו'

על המעטפת השמאלית שער-נוסף: Joir Nossiv; Ein Wort ueber die Hodegetik zur Torah, von J. Horovics, Also-Kubin... ביקורת על הספר "נתיב משה; מאמר מחקרי על נתיבות התורה וביחוד על הקל וחומר" מאת משה שלמון מחוסט, בעברית ובגרמנית, עם חליפת מכתבים בין המחבר והמבקר. כולל גם מאמר ביקורת בגרמנית שנתפרסם בעיתון Ungarische Wochenschrift.

          
Reference
Description
   BE yod 9; CD-EPI 0119713
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica