Palestina – The Chovevei Zion Quarterly, September 1897

Palestina was the journal of the Chovevei Zion (Lovers of Zion) Association.  This was formally founded in 1884 and was at one time a large, strong international movement, with branches called 'Tents' in major Jewish communities throughout Great Britain and Ireland.                 However, they gave only a reluctant … Continue reading Palestina – The Chovevei Zion Quarterly, September 1897

Degel Yosef by Rabbi Zalman Joseph Aloni of Dublin, printed in London, 1949.

Rabbi Schneur Zalman Yosef Aloni (Dubow) was born in Riga in 1915.  His father, Rabbi Yitzchok Dubov, taught at Manchester Yeshiva.  He was educated at Grodno Yeshiva, under Rabbi Shimon Shkop, and in 1935 was at the Hebron Yeshiva in Palestine.  In 1939 he emigrated to Dublin and married Sarah Leah, the daughter if Rabbi … Continue reading Degel Yosef by Rabbi Zalman Joseph Aloni of Dublin, printed in London, 1949.

Keter Torah by Dr. George Wigoder of Dublin, 1913.

Keter Torah is a book by Dr. George Wigoder consisting of short commentaries on the Bible.  As there was no Hebrew printer in Dublin at the time, it was printed in Jerusalem at the press of A. M. Luncz in 1913.  the pages were apparently shipped to Ireland, and my copy was bound by Galwey … Continue reading Keter Torah by Dr. George Wigoder of Dublin, 1913.

Mishnas Yaavetz by Rabbi Yaakov Benzion Mendelsohn, 1913

This is a book of findings and rulings on Masseches Chagigah of the Babylonian Talmud, written by Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion Mendelsohn, and printed in Leeds, England in 1913.  For Rabbi Mendelsohn's previous book, Midrash Yaavetz, printed in 1911, please click here.  Rabbi Mendelsohn was born in Kreitzburg, in the Vitebsk district of Russia and … Continue reading Mishnas Yaavetz by Rabbi Yaakov Benzion Mendelsohn, 1913