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Bidding Information
Lot #    16529
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 11:59:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ha-Metsapeh
Title (Hebrew)    המצפה
Author    [Periodical - Polemic] R. Abraham A. Yudelewitz
City    New York
Publisher    A. H. Rosenberg
Publication Date    1910
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. Issue 1 of 6, 32 pp., 228:154 mm., wide margins, light age staining, small tear in title.
          
Detailed
Description
   Rabbinic journal by R. Abraham Aaron Yudelewitz (1850-1930) of New York. He was born in Novogrudok and studies in Volozhin where he was ordained by R. Yom Tov Lippman of Bialystock. He emigrated to the US in 1904 and served for a time in Boston and Bayonne before New York. He served as president of the Jewish Ministers Association which was ostracised by the Aggudath Harabonim. His polemical activity caused many prominent rabbis to not attend his funeral in 1930.
          
Reference
Description
   Goldman 607.1
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
Other:    Periodical
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica