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

Siddur im Revid Hazahav – Rabbi Joseph Shapotshnick, London 1929

Rabbi Joseph Shapotshnick was a controversial Rabbi, a Talmudic scholar, who emigrated from Russia to England, where he settled in the East End of London in 1913.  If you want to learn more about this colourful, controversial and enigmatic, but brilliant Rabbi, you can read about him in Rabbi Harry Rabinowitz's book, "A World Apart".  Rabbi … Continue reading Siddur im Revid Hazahav – Rabbi Joseph Shapotshnick, London 1929