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Beit Pegah, R. Moses Simon Ziwitz, Jerusalem/Pittsburg 1904

בית פגא - Only Edition - American Judaica

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  • Lot Number 53961
  • Title (English) Beit Pegah
  • Title (Hebrew) בית פגא
  • Note Only Edition - American Judaica
  • Author R. Moses Simon Ziwitz
  • City Jerusalem/Pittsburg
  • Publisher Solomon Brothers
  • Publication Date 1904
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2499373
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Physical Description

Only edition. [7], 193, [1] pp., 210:144 mm., usual age staining, nice margins, bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.

 

Detail Description

Homilies for the holidays and special Sabbaths.

R. Moses Simon b. Ezekiel Ziwitz (1852-1936) was born in Cytowiany, Lita. He studied under R. Eliezer in Telz and Kovna. After serving in the Lithuanian rabbinate he emigrated to the United States in 1886 upon the advise of his Rebbe, R. Isaac Elhanan. After a two year position in Baltimore he became the rabbi of Pittsburg where he served until his passing. R. Ziwitz was a founder of the Agudat ha-Rabonim, author of many scholarly works, and a fighter of the Reform movement in America.

 

Hebrew Description:

דרושים ... לכל עתוח השנה ולכל מועדי קודש ... חברם ... הרב ... מוהר"ר משה שמעון זיוויטץ שליט"א, רב לעדת ה' בעי"ח [בעיר תהילה] פיטסבורג ...

הסכמה: ר' אלי' דוד ב"ר בנימין ראבינוביץ תאומים, ירושלם, ג במדבר תרס"ד.

 

References:

Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000132180; Anshei Shem p. 48; Kevarim.com