Zecher Ov, i.e. Memory of Father by Zev Wolf Olivenstein of Warsaw, published by Rev. H. Olivestone, Tredegar (Wales), London 1916.

This little book has the most amazing prenumeranten (subscription) list, so please read right through to the end! Henich/Chanoch/Henry Olivestone was born in Warsaw in about 1884 and died in 1952. he emigrated to the British Isles and became a Shochet (Ritual Slaughterer) and Shaliach Tsibur (Synagogue Reader) in Tredegar, in Wales. The Jewish community … Continue reading Zecher Ov, i.e. Memory of Father by Zev Wolf Olivenstein of Warsaw, published by Rev. H. Olivestone, Tredegar (Wales), London 1916.

Pirchei Oviv by Rabbi Gedalia (George)Silverstone of Belfast, London 1901

Rabbi Gedalia Silverstone was born in Jasionowka, Poland, in 1871, and died in Jerusalem in 1944.  He was at yeshiva in Telz and other places until 1891, when his father, Rabbi Yeshiyahu Meir Silverstone emigrated with his family to Liverpool.  Rabbi Gedalia Silverstone was appointed to his first rabbinical position, in Belfast, Ireland, in 1901.  … Continue reading Pirchei Oviv by Rabbi Gedalia (George)Silverstone of Belfast, London 1901