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Lot #    11040
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 1:59:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Be-tokh ha-homot- yovel shanim
Title (Hebrew)    בתוך החומות – יובל שנים
Author    R. Menahem Mendel Porush
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Special printing for Yeshivot
Publication Date    c. 1948
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   65-168 pp., 230:155 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound as published.
          
Detailed
Description
   This volume is a collection of published essays (dating from 1906 to 1931) and letters. The cover (title page) states that it contains 106 pages, 37 topics, 83 portrayals of individuals and institutions. It is but one part of a three part work - the first section is called Mador HaTorani, the second Mador Bnai Torah (with three parts 1) Agudat Bnai Torah, 2) Bet Vaad la-hakhamin, and 3) Torat ha-bayit. The third section is Mador ha-kelali vehatsibur. So the present volume if from part two of section 2. At the end is an approbation letter from Rabbi Yisrael Porat of Cleveland, Ohio, written in the summer of 1947.

R. Menachem Mendel Porush (1879-1952 ) is also the author of other works, including Me-Roma ad Yerushalayim. His father’s name was Gershon, and the family name was previously Glickman-Porush. He was born in Jerusalem. When he gives an address where to obtain the book, he gives Poruch as the spelling. Includes the signatures of the members of “Agudat Bnai Torah” on the three pages preceding the first page (p.65).

          
Paragraph 2    יובל שנים. קורות ובקורת, מאת הרב מנחם מנדיל פרוש (שו"ב בפעיה"ק).

כולל: מאמרים וחידושי-תורה, שנדפסו ברובם בעתונים ובמאספים שונים, וזכרונות על "כל מה שנעשו ונוצרו בתוך החוגים של הישוב הישן" בירושלים. בין היתר על תולדותיה של "אגודת בני-תורה החשאית" ועל בחירתו של הרב אברהם יצחק הכהן קוק לרבה של ירושלים.

          
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20th Century:    Checked
  
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Language:    Hebrew
  
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