Rabbi Samuel Joseph Rabinow was a very prominent Talmudic scholar of exceptional ability and insight. he was born in Chaimiak, in the province of Kovno, Lithuania, in 1889. He was the only son of a rabbi who traced his descent from the Vilna Gaon. At the age of nine he left his home to live … Continue reading Sefer Divrei Shir, by Rabbi Shmuel Yosef Rabinow, London 1959.
Part one of this book appeared in 1910, printed by Israel Narodiczky in Whitechapel, London, and was reviewed by the Jewish Chronicle in the issue of April 1st, 1910. Yoel Horowitz, who was apparently both a businessman and a scholar, was the son of Rabbi Alexander Horowitz from Stanislav, who was the son of Rabbi … Continue reading Yavo Halevi, part two, by Rabbi Yoel Horowitz of Antwerp, proofread by Isaac Last, London 1911.
Rabbi Moshe Avigdor Amiel was born in Porozowo, near Vilna in 1883. He was educated at the Telz Yeshiva, and studied in Vilna with Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik and Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski. He was one of the first Rabbis to join the Zionist Mizrachi Movement. Rabbi Amiel was elected Chief Rabbi of Antwerp, in Belgium, … Continue reading Unto My People, El-Ami, by Rabbi Moshe Avigdor Amiel, translated by Rabbi L. Rabinowitz, published by M. L. Cailingold, London, 1931.
Rabbi Arieh Leib ben Moses Zuenz (pronounced Tzintz), 1768-1833, was the great nephew of Rabbi Yehonason Eibeschitz. He lived in Prague, and Pressburg and was Rabbi of Plotsk, Poland. He had many famous students including Rabbi Yitzchok Meir Alter, the first Gerrer Rebbe. Melo Haomer is a commentary on the Chumash (the five books of Moses), … Continue reading Sefer Melo Haomer by Rabbi Arieh Leib Zuenz, published by Rabbi Chaim Kreiswirth, Chief Rabbi of Antwerp, London 1960.