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Lot #    20203
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 10:35:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Sh'ut Arugot ha-Bosem
Title (Hebrew)    ספר שאלות ותשובות ערוגת הבשם
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Moses Grunwald
City    Simleul-Silvaniei
Publisher    Alexandru Heimlich
Publication Date    1927
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [4], 121, [5] ff., 315:196 mm., usual light age staining, stamps, old hands. A good copy loose in later boards, split.
   Responsa on issues related to the Yore Deah by R. Moses Grunwald (1853–1910). He 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.
Paragraph 2    [כרך א]: על שלחן ערוך יורה דעה ... הובא לביה"ד ע"י הרה"ג מו"ה יקותיאל יהודא גרינוואלד ... אבדק"ק יארע ... החובק"ק אונגוואר ... בן ... המחבר ... שאמלוי, דפוס שלמה הלוי היימליך, שנת ע'ר'ו'ג'ת' ה'ב'שם [תרפ"ו !], 1927. [4], קכא, [5] דף. בראש הספר: הקדמת בן המחבר המוציא לאור. בסופו: מפתחות וקצת הערות והגהות, מאת ר' שמואל ב"ר יקותיאל יהודה גרינוואלד.
   EJ; P. Z. Schwartz, Shem ha-Gedolim me-Erez Hagar, 2 (1914), 9a, no. 142; CD-EPI 0117957
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica