Techiyas Yisroel by Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey, Manchester 1927.

Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey was born in Wilkowitz (Ukmerge) in Lithuania in 1874.  His father-in-law Rabbi Joseph Yoffey had immigrated to England in 1893 and was appointed Rabbi of the Central Synagogue in Manchester.  Rabbi Joseph Yoffey died in 1897 and Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey succeeded him at the young age of 23.  he founded … Continue reading Techiyas Yisroel by Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey, Manchester 1927.

Shofar Yisroel by Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey of Manchester, Kedainiai (Lithuania), 1931

Rabbi Yoffey wrote three books. I have previously written about the first, Knesset Yisroel, published in 1910.  The second was Tehiyas Yisroel, published in 1927.  The third was this book, Shofar Yisroel. Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey was born in Wilkomir (Ukmerge) in Lithuania in 1874. His father-in-law Rabbi Joseph Yoffey had immigrated to England in … Continue reading Shofar Yisroel by Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey of Manchester, Kedainiai (Lithuania), 1931