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Lot #    12621
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 12:15:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Responsa by R. Moses Grunwald (Arugot ha-Bosem)
Title (Hebrew)    ' '
Author    [Ms.]
City    [Huszt]
Publication Date    1893
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4] pp., 340:213 mm., light age staining, creased and repaired on folds, ink on paper, 45 plus lines per page, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Multi-page responsa addressed to his younger brother, R. Eliezer David Grunwald (1866-1928), author of Keren Le-David. The responsa appears to have been written over a period of time as new Divine salutations appear a number of times.

R. Moses Grunwald (18531910), was born in Csorna, Hungary to his famous father R. Amram Grunwald. He studied under R. Abraham Samuel Sofer in Pressburg, but leaned to Hasidism and often visited R. Issachar Dov of Belz. He served as rabbi in Homonna, Slovakia and Kisvarda, Hungary and from 1893 in Huszt, Carpatho-Russia, where he established one of the major Hungarian yeshivas. R. Grunwald wrote three works all with the title Arugot ha-Bosem: (1) responsa (1912); (2) a study of the talmudic principle of Issur Hal al Issur (more than one prohibition can apply to the same act; 1928); and (3) a commentary on the Pentateuch (1913). He also wrote Mikveh Tohorah on the laws of mikveh (1931). His will was published (1911) under the title Hakhanah de-Rabbah.

          
Reference
Description
   EJ; P. Z. Schwartz, Shem ha-Gedolim me-Erez Hagar, 2 (1914), 9a, no. 142
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
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Kind of Judaica