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Lot #    13977
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:19:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Binyan Ohel Mo’ed
Title (Hebrew)    בני'ן אה'ל מועד
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Ezekiel ben Naftali Grossfeld
City    Munkach (Mukachevo)
Publisher    P. Blayer
Publication Date    1887
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 72 ff., octavo 185:116 mm., light age staining, not bound.
   Talmudic novellae from R. Ezekiel ben Naftali Grossfeld. The title page describes the work as that which he wove, embroidered, established, and looked into on ten sugyot of the Talmud, mostly from Seder Mo’ed. These are sugyot most frequently studied on Shabbat Teshuvah, which the Lord graced me, Ezekiel ben Naftali Grossfeld, rav of the community of טשאב. The verso of the title page has the disclaimer concerning the use of terms such as goi. It is followed by the lengthy introduction of the author (2a-11a) in which he discusses Hungarian Jewry and provides biographical information. The text follows, in a single column in rabbinic letters, consisting of the novellae mentioned on the title page.

R. Ezekiel ben Naftali Grossfeld (d. 1911) was born in ערדא-סענזשארץ Transylvania. His father died while he was very young. R. Grossfeld studied under R. Moses Perst and R. Mordecai Judah Loewy, R. Jekuthiel Judah Teitelbaum, R. Judah Asad and R. Menahem א"ש. R. Grossfeld served as av bet din in טשאב.

Paragraph 2    אשר ארגתי ... וחקרתי על עשרה סוגיות הש"ס רובם ככולם מסדר מועד ... מה שרגילין ללמוד על שבת תשובה, אשר חנן ד' אותי ... יחזקאל בן ... מו"ה נפתלי ז"ל גראספעלד הרב דקהל טשאפ והגליל ...
   BE Bet 1197; Sages of Hungary p. 416; CD-EPI 0124358
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
Novellae:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica