Talmud – Masseches Zevachim,Amsterdam, Imanuel Benveniste, 1647

This is in my Antique Sforim collection, to make a change from the Anglo Judaica collection that I usually write about. This volume, Tractate Zevachim, was printed by Emanuel Benveniste, who is believed to have been born in Spain, and came to Amsterdam via Italy.  He lived in Vlooienburg, an area where many Sephardic Jews … Continue reading Talmud – Masseches Zevachim,Amsterdam, Imanuel Benveniste, 1647

Masseches Rosh Hashanah, 1799, Dyhernfurth

This post is about a book from my collection of antique seforim - not my Anglo-Judaica collection. As it is Tu Bishvat I thought I would write about my copy of Masseches Rosh HaShanah from the Talmud, printed in Dyhernfurth in 1799.  Dyhernfurth is the German name, and today it is in western Poland, known … Continue reading Masseches Rosh Hashanah, 1799, Dyhernfurth