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Lot #    19307
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 11:30:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Commentary to the Jerusalem Talmud, Part II
Title (Hebrew)    משבי'ח חלק ב
Author    [First Ed.] R. Moses Simon Ziwitz
City    St. Louis
Publisher    Moinester Publishing Co.
Publication Date    1918
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [10], 113, [1] ff., 222:186 mm., usual age staining, wide crisp margins. A very good copy bound in the original black cloth boards, split.
   Part II of commentary to the Jerusalem Talmud by R. Moses Simon b. Ezekiel Ziwitz (1852-1936) was born in Cytowiany, Lita. He studied under R. Eliezer in Telz and Kovna. After serving in the Lithuanian rabbinate he emigrated to the United States in 1886 upon the advise of his Rebbe, R. Isaac Elhanan. After a two year position in Baltimore he became the rabbi of Pittsburg where he served until his passing. R. Ziwitz was a founder of the Agudat ha-Rabonim, author of many scholarly works, and a fighter of the Reform movement in America.
Paragraph 2    ... על ירושלמי ... פירוש מספיק ... אשר חנן ד' אותי משה שמעון בן ... ר' יחזקאל ז"ל (זיוויץ, זיוויטץ) ... הרב לקהל היראים בפיטסבורג פלך פענסילווייניא, במדינת אמעריקא ... חלק א-ב.

השגות על הספר כתב ר' זאב וואלף רבינוביץ בספרו שערי תורת ארץ ישראל, ירושלם ת"ש, עמ' [629]-634.

הסכמה: ר' ישראל מאיר הכהן, ראדין, ו מטות-מסעי תרע"ד. - חלק ב תקונים משביחים בירושלמי המפוזרים על פני הש"ס כולו. על המסכתות שבסדר זרעים, מועד, נשים, נזיקין (פאה-עבודה זרה) ומס' נדה.

   CD-EPI 0132185; Anshei Shem p. 48
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
Other:    Talmud
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica