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Sheilot ve-Teshuvot Devar Avraham, R. Abraham Dovber Kahana Shapira, Warsaw 1906

שאלות ותשובות דבר אברהם - First Edition

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  • Lot Number 53447
  • Title (English) Sheilot ve-Teshuvot Devar Avraham
  • Title (Hebrew) שאלות ותשובות דבר אברהם
  • Note First Edition
  • Author R. Abraham Dovber Kahana Shapira
  • City Warsaw
  • Publisher דפוס א. י. עדעלשטיין
  • Publication Date 1906
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2394025
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Physical Description

Only edition. folio, 340:230 mm. [6], 4-257 pp., wide margins, light age staining, corners frayed, old hands. A good copy bound in recent cloth over boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

Only edition of these responsa and novella by R. Abraham Dovber Kahana Shapira. There are three title-pages describing the contents which include responsa, halakhic novella, and explanations of sugyot. There is an approbation from r. Solomon Zalman Sander. The responsa are detailed, the volume concluding with indexes. Sheilot ve-Teshuvot Devar Avraham is considered a classic work.


R. Abraham Dovber Shapira was the son of R. Zalman Sender Kahana. He was born in Kobrin in 1871 and was both the grandson and the great-grandson of the rabbi Chaim of Volozhin. He studied in the Volozhin Yeshiva and in 1913 became the head rabbi of Kovno. R. Abraham Dovber Shapira was known as the illui m'kobrin, the genius from Kobrin. Devar Avraham, was published in 1906 when R. Shapira was thirty-five years old He died in 1943 in the Kovno ghetto.


Hebrew Description

 ספר שאלות ותשובות דבר אברהם : כולל ... חידושי הלכות וביאורי סוגיות ... [מאת] אברהם דובער כהנא שפירא החופ"ק סמאלעוויטש באאמו"ר ... ר’ (שלמה) זלמן סענדר שליט"א אב"ד ... קרינק ...

שני שערים.

(חלק א): ... בסופו [עמ’ 228-234] קצת הערות ... על דברי, מאת אאמו"ר ... אשר קראתי אותן בשם מסגרת זהב. .



Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 # 000141071; BE daled 39