Rabbi David Zvi Schneebalg was the head of the Beis Din (Rabbinical Court) and Yeshiva of Vishnitz. The Schneebalg fanily lived through the Russian invasion of Poland in 1939 and the subsequent German occupation when they were able to escape. Rabbi David Zvi came to Manchester and became the rabbi of the Machzikei Hadath in … Continue reading Sefer Birchas HaPesach with Pischei Zitoh al Hilchos Pesach, by Pinchas Halevi Horowitz, with additions by Menachem Mendel Schneebalg and Shraga Feivish Schneebalg, London 1960.
This is a folio sized book, printed in Leeds by Joseph Porton. It consists of the sermons and writings of Rabbi Israel Chayim Daiches, who was Rabbi in Leeds, England and whose children included Rabbi Dr. Salis (Betzalel) Daiches, the Rabbi of Edinburgh, Scotland, and Rabbi Dr. Samuel Daiches, who, after serving as rabbi in … Continue reading Derashos Mahariach, by Rabbi Yisroel Chayim Daiches, Leeds 1920.
This book is from my Antique Hebrew Books collection. It was printed over 200 years ago by Anton Schmid, a prolific printing house in Vienna, Austria. Anton Schmid was not Jewish but produced excellent quality Hebrew books. The Chamesh Megillos are the five books: Song of Songs, The Book of Ruth, The Book of Lamentations, … Continue reading Chamesh Megilos, printed by Anton Schmid, Vienna, 1818 with a long list of subscribers (prenumeranten)
This book is not part of my Anglo-Judaica collection. It is included because it has such an interesting list of subscribers (prenumeranten), from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Mannheimer was born in 1814. He was educated at the yeshiva of the Chasam Sofer. His first rabbinical position was at Shutelsdorf. … Continue reading Sefer Ein Habdolach, Rabbi Chaim Zvi Mannheim, New York, 1938, with Prenumeranten.
This book is not from my usual Anglo-Judaica collection, which I write about on this site, but from my Antique Judaica collection, and has an interesting subscription (prenumeranten) list , which we will come to. The original hand-made binding is also interesting, with its decorative leather shield. Rabbi Mordechai Rabbiner was born at Sloboda, a … Continue reading Sefer Gedulas Mordechai, by Rabbi Mordechai ben Avraham Rabbiner of Boisk (Bauska), Vilna 1878