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Lot #    8351
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 11:58:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    She'erit Yehudah
Title (Hebrew)    שארית יהודה
Author    [Chabad - Noted Copy] R. Judah Leib Boruchovich
City    Vilna
Publisher    Menahem Mann & Simhah Zimel
Publication Date    1841
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [1], 49 ff., 245:192 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, old hand on fly, title and several margins. A very good copy loose in contemporary half leather boards, rubbed and split.
          
Paragraph 1    Inscribed on title by R. Zvi Hirsh ben Abraham (שו"ב) kosher slaughter and inspector of Kovna, who purchased the book from Israel Miller, bookseller in Grodna. Margins of several ff. contain scholarly notes in a period Ashkenazic hand.
          
Detailed
Description
   Commentary on the Shulchan Arukh, laws of salting, as well as responsa and elucidations of his brother's teachings published by the Author's grandson, R. Ze'ev Wolf.

R. Judah Leib b. Baruch (fl. 1800), talmudic scholar and kabbalist, was the brother and disciple of R. Shneur Zalman of Lyady, the founder of the Habad movement, and preacher at Yanovichi. He recorded his brother's teachings in Hebrew, including his homilies which appeared later as Torah Or (Kopys, 1837). Some contributions by R. Judah are included in the siddur of R. Shneur Zalman. After his brother's death, he corrected R. Shneur Zalman's Shulhan Arukh and approved a new edition (ibid., 1822). There was a three-sided dispute among the latter's son, the "middle rabbi," and R. Aaron of Starosielce over who was to succeed R. Shneur Zalman. R. Judah, in a letter addressed to Aaron, supported his nephew. The "third rabbi," R. Menahem Mendel of Lubavich, included several contributions by R. Judah in his responsa.

          
Paragraph 2    ביאור על הלכות מליחה [עם הפנים, יורה דעה, סי' סט-עד], וכמה תשובות ופסקי הלכות מן ארבעה חלקי השולחן ערוך, וגם חידושים על קצת מקומות בגמרא ותוספות... אשר השאיר אחריו... ר' יהודה ליב זצ"ל מ"מ ומ"ץ דק"ק יאנוויטש אחיו של... מו"ר שניאור זלמן זצללה"ה. הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י נכדו... מוה' זאב וואלף בהמנוח מוה' ישעי'... בן... המחבר...
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0162236; EJ; H. M. Heilman, Beit Rabbi (1965), 109 ff., 166 ff.
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Notes
  
Kind of Judaica