This book belonged to Rabbi Eli Munk of Golders Green, London (not to be confused with his cousin Rabbi Elie Munk of Paris). Rabbi Munk's father, Ezra (1867–1940) was a Rabbi in Germany, who had studied at the Berlin Rabbinical Seminary under his uncle Rabbi Azriel Hildesheimer and at the Universities of Berlin and Koenigsberg. … Continue reading Sidrei Taharah, by Rabbi Elchanan Ashkenazi Chen, Dyhrenfurth, 1796 – Rabbi Eli Munk’s copy.
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Jewish Religious Education, Rabbi Dr. Solomon Schonfeld, London 1943.
It is not my place to write a biography of Dr. Solomon Schonfeld, as so much has been written about him. Suffice it to say that he was born in London in 1912, the son of Rabbi Victor Schonfeld, that he was instrumental in rescuing Jews from Nazi repression before the Second World War and … Continue reading Jewish Religious Education, Rabbi Dr. Solomon Schonfeld, London 1943.
In Memoriam – Rabbi Dr. V. Schonfeld, London 1930
This is the memorial book, published 30 days after his death for Rabbi Victor Schonfeld by the Chevra Ben Zakkai youth society, a group that he had started in London. Rabbi Victor Schonfeld was born in Hungary in 1880, started his rabbinical career briefly in Vienna, and was elected Rabbi of the then North London … Continue reading In Memoriam – Rabbi Dr. V. Schonfeld, London 1930