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Lot #    9523
Auction End Date    2/15/2005 3:42:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hilkhta Rabbete le-Shabate
Title (Hebrew)    הלכתא רבתא לשבתא
Author    [Polemic - Community - Only Ed.]
City    Brooklyn, New York
Publisher    M. Rothwein
Publication Date    1910
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 33, [1] pp., 198:148 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound as published.
   On the never resolved, to this day, issue of carrying on the Sabbath in New York City. Many responsa, pro and con, have used reams of paper to opine on the subject. The work is a refutatation of R. Joshua Siegel's work Eiruv ve-Hotzoah (NewYork 1908) which permitted carrying in New York City on the Sabbath.

R. Judah David b. Nathan Bernstein (b. 1863) was born in Aleksotas, Lita. He emigrated to the US in 1894 and was a rabbi in Brownsville.

Paragraph 2    לדבר איסור טלטול בשבת בעיר נויארק רבתי מאתי יהודה דוד בערינשטיין ...ונספח לזה ג"כ המאמר אשר נדפס ממני (במאסף "בית ועד לחכמים", נויארק תרס"ג [חוברת ב, עמ' טו-טז]) על דבר הדלקת העלעקטרי ביו"ט ...

עמ' [1]: דבר מאת המו"ל, ר' בן-ציון ב"ר משה אייזענשטאדט.

   CD-EPI 0114867; Deinard 722
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica