Sefer Kedushas Hashem by Rabbi Joseph Shapotchnick, London 1918

Rabbi Joseph Shapotchnick was like Marmite - you either loved him or hated him.  He came to London in 1913 and settled in the East End, where he soon became a well known character.  He was already a published author in Europe, and when he came to London became amazingly prolific.  Rabbi Harry Rabinowitz's bibliography … Continue reading Sefer Kedushas Hashem by Rabbi Joseph Shapotchnick, London 1918

Ohr Hayashar on Bereishis with Eulogies by Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchok Hillman, London 1927.

Rabbi Hillman was born in Kovno, Lithuania, in 1868 and came to Great Britain in 1908, when he was appointed a rabbi in Glasgow, Scotland.  In 1914 he was appointed a Dayan of the London Beth Din, serving until 1934, when he settled in Jerusalem.  He died in 1953. His son-in-law was Rabbi Isaac Herzog, … Continue reading Ohr Hayashar on Bereishis with Eulogies by Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchok Hillman, London 1927.