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Lot #    26454
Auction End Date    3/23/2010 12:45:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Cremation - What with the ashes of Nazi victims?
Title (Hebrew)    תקנות איך להתנהג כעת באפר הנשרפים בעוה'ר
Author    [Holocaust -Only Ed.] R. Menahem Mendel Kirschboim
City    Cracow
Publisher    R. Pinchas Ozer Kirschboim
Publication Date    1939
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4] pp., 231:156 mm., age staining, some chipping, creased on fold, as published.
          
Detailed
Description
   Halakhic rules on how to deal with the ash remains of victims cremated by the Nazis by R. Menahem Mendel Kirschboim (1895-1942), Rabbi in Frankfort am Main, and the author of numerous responsa. This particular responsum, dealing with correct conduct in the presence of ashes of the deceased, was written on the 13th of Tevet, 5699 (January 4th, 1939) at the time that the Nazis returned cremated ashes to their families. The author himself was killed at Auschwitz in 1942. This responsum was printed at Defus Ranisnas in Cracow.
          
Paragraph 2    [בעוונותינו הרבים]. מאתי מנחם מענדיל קירשבוים, אב"ד ור"מ דק"ק ורנקנורט ע"נ מוין. נדפס ע"י אחי המחבר ר' פנחס עוזר קירשבוים שליט"א.

נכתבו ביום ד ויחי [יג בטבת] תרצ"ט [4 בינואר 1939], בעת שהנאצים החזירו את אפר הנשרפים לבני משפחתם.

          
Reference
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   CD-EPI 0163979
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
Other:    Holocaust
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica